May Chapter Meeting

May Chapter Meeting

Please join us as April Jorgensen presents:

 "Establishing a PMO"    PDU:  Strategic/Business

PMO can be a daunting process.  The type of relationship your Project Management Office has with your business clients can determine whether you will succeed or fail.  We’ll explore what it takes for your PMO to become a partner to your stakeholders, thereby dramatically increasing your probability of success!  

During this presentation, we will explore the following:

- Project sponsorships and what does it mean?

- When does project rigor interfere with project progress?

- How do we get the proper ownership over the outcomes to ensure sustainability?

- Accountability and how can we establish it so the project manager is free from blame?


April Jorgensen, MBA, PMP, is an Oklahoma native with 20 plus years of experience in project management, performance improvement, and operations management. In 2013, she joined Continental Resources where she stood up the IT Project Management Office (PMO) which she manages today.  April received a BS in Mechanical Design Engineering Technology from OSU and an MBA from University of Central Oklahoma.  She serves as Past President of the newly chartered Women’s Energy Network of Greater Oklahoma.

Date: May11, 2018

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm

Location: OSU Tulsa Campus, North Hall, BS Roberts Room




Levain Kitchen & Bakery, 101st/Yale.  Chef Trey Winkle, formerly of Juniper, opened Levain in Dec 2017 with his wife, Christina.  Come savor traditional Mexican tacos (carnitas, chorizo and their signature roasted carrot), spinach salad, chips/salsa and a special Abulita Mexican chocolate cookie to top off the meal!


Business Sponsor:

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For 14 years The Persimmon Group has been helping companies of all sizes achieve their success. An award-winning management consulting firm, we work with organizations to find new ways to manage the intricacies and rapid changes that are defining today’s business and project environments.  Whether through consulting, training or project support, we work with leaders at every level to solve complex business problems, empower teams, and implement long-term sustainable improvements.  Learn more about how we help at



Event Properties

Event Date 05-11-2018 11:30 am
Event End Date 05-11-2018 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-13-2018
Available place 12
Cut off date 05-11-2018 8:00 am
Individual Price $10 Members, $15 Non Members
OSU Tulsa Campus - BS Roberts Room, North Hall
700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106, USA
OSU Tulsa Campus - BS Roberts Room, North Hall
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