PMI North Carolina Chapter

PMO CoP - Implementing Resource Portfolio Management

PMO CoP - Implementing Resource Portfolio Management


If you have ever made attempts at Enterprise Resource Management across projects and portfolios using Excel, MS Project, or traditional PPM tools, then you will understand the challenges and shortfalls.   This session will a spotlight of a specific resource management tool new to the industry that solves many of these challenges and can adapt to your environment without a full replacement of current systems.  This will also combine best practices from the Resource Management Institute. 

The topics will include:

  • “What If” Scenario Planning to answer business challenges
  • Forecasting Demand and Capacity by role
  • Utilization – Heat maps and Cool maps
  • Staffing Projects using automation and workflow
  • Ease of loading projects, resources, and allocations
  • Reporting with “pivot table” like interface
  • Capturing actuals to compare to plans
  • Snapshots for a baseline comparison

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:  

  1. Resource Management Institute best practices introduction
  2. Inspire thoughts for solving resource management challenges
  3. Visualize potential solutions for automating and scaling resource management


About the Speaker:


Bob Blackburn, PMP®, MBA, RMCP®

Bob Blackburn has 20+ years of Project Management and PMO leadership experience within IT and Enterprise PMO functions at organizations of various sizes.  Bob also has more than 15 years of hands-on project management experience.  Bob holds an MBA from Wright State University and a BS in Decision Science from Miami University. In addition to PMP® and RMCP® certifications, he earned a Master Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.  Bob has also taught Project Management course at Miami University in Ohio.


Event Details

Event Date 10-20-2021 4:30 pm
Event End Date 10-20-2021 6:00 pm
Registered 49
Available place 251
Cut off date 10-20-2021 12:00 pm
Individual Price Free
No. of Strategic PDUs 1
No. of Leadership PDUs 0.5
Location Virtual Meeting – Conferencing details will be distributed prior to the meeting

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