New Book: Managing the PMO Lifecycle



25 November 2015 – Managing the PMO Lifecycle: A Step by Step Guide to PMO Set-up, Build-out and Sustainability, Second Edition, authored by Waffa Karkukly has been released by Friesen Press. Dr. Waffa Karkukly (PMP, ACP, CMP) is the Principal and Managing Director of Global PMO Solutions with over 20 years’ experience in IT, project management, and PMO establishments.

151125-pmw41-karkukly-BOOKManaging the PMO Lifecycle (PMOLC) is a collective effort to highlight what goes into the set-up, the build-out and the sustainability of Project Management Offices (PMOs). It provides the drivers, the benefits and the know-how.The book’s main purpose is to be a reference guide for practitioners investing in setting up, building-out or supporting PMOs through providing a practical step by step guide and practical case studies.

Dr. Karkukly has extensive experience in project management and particular expertise in establishing practical PMOs and revitalizing and assessing the value propositions of existing PMOs to ensure alignment with organizational strategy. She has helped Fortune 100, midsize and, small-sized organizations improve their project management practices and PMO establishments through building scalable standards and proven solutions that improve their delivery process.

Waffa holds a BSc in Information Systems from DePaul University, an MIT from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. from the SKEMA School of Business. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), and Certified Change Management Practitioner (CMP). Waffa is an author, coach, and active industry member who has many publications pertaining to project management, PMOs, and change management. Based in Canada, she has been a frequent speaker, presenter, and panelist at the international level at various project management events and forums.

For more about the book, go to http://www.friesenpress.com/bookstore/title/119734000024340151/Waffa-Karkukly-Managing-The-PMO-Lifecycle

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