Project Management and Project Consultation

Project Management

The Planning, Analysis, & Change (PAC) Project Management Office (PMO) delivers comprehensive project management services tailored to IT projects. Our seasoned project managers offer expert guidance and oversight, maximizing the value of project investments. We adhere to recommended methodologies throughout the project lifecycle, employing best practices to drive successful outcomes.

Our project managers are committed to: 

  • Guiding your project from inception to completion, providing seamless management across all phases.
  • Implementing industry-leading project management methodologies to optimize project execution.
  • Facilitating effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders, including end users, vendors, and project sponsors.
  • Ensuring transparency and clarity through robust project communication strategies and processes. 

The PAC PMO specializes in supporting projects characterized by: 

  • High complexity and visibility, requiring meticulous planning and execution to achieve desired outcomes. 
  • Extensive system and data integration, necessitating careful coordination and management to ensure seamless interoperability.
  • Involvement of multiple stakeholders, requiring adept communication and stakeholder engagement strategies to ensure alignment and buy-in. 

In addition to project management expertise, the PAC PMO provides training, assistance, and access to tools and processes, empowering project managers to deliver successful outcomes consistently. By leveraging our services, organizations can confidently navigate complex IT initiatives, driving innovation and realizing strategic objectives. 

Project Consultation at CU Denver

The PMO staff at CU Denver offers a comprehensive range of consulting services tailored to meet the diverse needs of project stakeholders within the university setting. Whether you require guidance on general project management inquiries or assistance with specific tasks such as project charter development, risk analysis, or work schedule creation, our team is here to support you every step of the way. Depending on the complexity and scope of the work involved, these consulting services may be provided at no cost or through chargeback arrangements. 

Our consulting services encompass a wide array of offerings, including:

  • Project Management Training: Equipping project teams at CU Denver with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively manage projects from initiation to closure. Training programs cover key project management concepts, methodologies, and best practices to ensure project success.
  • Project Initiation and Planning Assistance: Assisting project teams at CU Denver in the initial stages of project planning, including defining project objectives, scope, and deliverables, as well as developing project charters and work breakdown structures.
  • Project Collaboration Space: Providing access to collaborative platforms such as Microsoft Planner, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams to facilitate communication, document sharing, and collaboration among project team members.
  • Project Monitoring: Implementing robust project monitoring and control mechanisms to track project progress, identify potential risks and issues, and take timely corrective actions to keep projects on track.
  • Customizable Project Management Toolkit: Offering a suite of customizable project management templates, tools, and resources to streamline project execution and enhance productivity. These resources are designed to be adaptable to various project types and can be tailored to meet specific project requirements. 

By leveraging our consulting services at CU Denver, project teams can benefit from expert guidance, practical support, and access to valuable resources, ultimately enabling them to achieve project success and deliver superior outcomes within the university environment. 

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