Mega Project Template Pack 1 by PM Majik

Launch: Mega Project Template Pack 1

When I founded www.pmmajik.com, a core principle was to continually look to provide value to the member’s of the PM Majik community. Therefore, I am very pleased to announce the launch of the Mega Project Template Pack 1. What is the Mega Project Template Pack 1? Templates are one of the core tools used by…

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PMO Recruitment Framework premium resource

Launch of the PMO Recruitment Framework tools and templates

Over the past 3 blog posts I have explored the steps that form the PMO and project team recruitment process.  The reason being that the rapid identification and onboarding of the right project resources is critical for the success of projects, programmes and PMO’s. You can read these posts using the links below: PMO recruitment…

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PMO Maturity Assessment Framework

Launch: PMO Maturity Assessment Framework inc Templates

The last 5 posts covered the topic of Project Management Office (PMO) maturity.  This mini series covered the required steps to set-up and execute a PMO maturity assessment so that the current and target level of maturity can be determined.  Then with this information, the approach to identify the gaps and then create an action…

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A PMO Tools Handbook

PMO Tools Handbook

A Project Management Office, will invest a lot of time and effort creating standardised templates and processes. The reason being that this should help improve the quality and consistency of how each project is executed. It also should mean that project data can be quickly and efficiently consolidated to produce meaningful reporting and management information…

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Project Book of Work Template

Project Book of Work Template Download

Over the last 3 posts, the topic of capturing and mobilising a Project Book of Work have been covered.  To conclude this series, I am pleased to announce that this post provides a Project Book of Work Template that you can download for free as part of this post! Overview The Project Book of Work…

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Review of project business case

PMO Business Case Review Checklist (plus free template checklist download)

For any project to have a chance for success, it is important to start with a solid foundation. A key part of this is to have a robust business case that has been agreed, and signed off by the sponsor(s). For more information on why this is important view post 5 reasons why a project…

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Guide to the core PMO templates you need

Basic PMO Templates

Perhaps a better title for this article would be “Core PMO Templates” meaning, the ones that should be used to form the basis on any good project management office! This post will cover a popular question, namely what basic PMO templates are needed to support a project management office?  The reason for this question is…

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Beware of perfection when developing project templates

This article will share some thoughts on why as a PMO it is important to be mindful of not allowing perfection to impede progress.  While the principles will be in respect of developing project and PMO templates, the concept can equally be applied to many other areas. Challenge to developing project templates An important role…

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Tips for PMO template design

PMO Templates

One of the aims of a PMO is to standardize tools and processes.  One of the core ways that this can be achieved is through the design and implementation of PMO Templates.  This post provides an overview. What are PMO Templates? A template is defined as being a “pattern or gauge” or “used as a…

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Tips for PMO template design

More PMO template design tips

The recent blog post about pmo template design included guidance on designing templates.  However, there are some additional tips that are worth considering so as to avoid mistakes that could impede the benefits of the templates. Use of Macro’s and complex formulas Our good friends at Microsoft have done a fantastic job of delivering a…

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