Project portfolio management helps business implement strategic objectives and effectively manage their resources, investments, and outcomes. There are two kinds of portfolios: strategic and resource. Strategic portfolios are useful to product development companies, and resource portfolios are useful to services companies and organizations. This presentation will provide an overview of the basics of portfolio management, how to choose the right set of portfolio tools for your challenges, and how you can get your organization started with project portfolio management.
Bob Knudson, PMP is an experienced Program Manager and business executive with 35 years of successful achievements in leading and transforming organizations towards operating and technical excellence in the energy, nuclear, and defense sectors. He has expertise in portfolio, program and project management, business operations, business development, supply chain, risk and opportunity management, engineering, and facility management.
Date and Time:
Friday, April 19, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 1:30 pm
Corvallis Depot, 700 Washington Ave, Corvallis, OR.
Professional Development Units:
Presentation - 1 Strategic PDU.
Pizza (including vegetarian); salad and snacks buffet style
No Meal Discount
Corvallis Branch PMI lunch program meetings are held on the third Friday of the month (September through May).
Attendees arrive for check-in and registration, network with other PMI members
12:00pm - 12:15pm
Attendees get lunch and Corvallis Branch leadership provides announcements.
1:15pm - 1:30pm
Final Q&A, follow-up networking with attendees and presenter.
Bob Knudson, PMP
Principal, Exceptional Projects LLC
Bob is the Principal and Owner of Exceptional Projects LLC, a project management consulting company in Albany, Oregon. He formed Exceptional Projects in 2018 to help businesses and organizations transform business capabilities, open up new markets and investment, and achieve strategic goals through the design and execution of exceptional projects. Previously, he was the Vice President of Program Management Office at Corvallis’ NuScale Power and served as the Program Director for the design, development, testing and licensing of NuScale’s small modular reactor product. Prior to joining NuScale, Bob led services organizations delivering engineering and facility management services to US Department of Energy facilities and R&D missions using project, program and portfolio management techniques.