Ireland Chapter of PMI

Ireland Chapter of PMI

Ireland Chapter of PMI National Awards 2022 Application Form

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Question 1 of 4: Give us your 'Elevator Pitch' for why this PMO should be nominated for an award. (Maximum 300 words)

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Question 2 of 4: Functions of the PMO (Maximum 500 words)
Describe the function of the PMO by outlining the following:
a) Does the PMO support project/program/portfolio management function for the business as an enterprise or as a functional /business unit? If so, please describe your PPM process for selection, balancing and management.)
b) Interfaces: How did the management of the PMO interface and collaborate with other areas and disciplines?

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Question 3 of 4: Results and Benefits of the PMO (Maximum 500 words)
Consider the following:
a) Contribution to successful outcomes for the organisation in terms of improved project management maturity.
b) Contribution to the organisation in terms of knowledge management and culture. What is the legacy that the PMO has established?
c) Contribution to the project management community in terms of capability and skills.

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Question 4 of 4: Innovation (Maximum 500 words)
Consider the following:
a) Challenges overcome: What difficulties were anticipated and/or unforeseen during the delivery of this PMO? How were these challenges overcome?
b) Managing innovation: What innovations were there in the way the PMO was delivered for your organisation? What makes your PMO.

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Question 1 of 4: Provide a brief overview of the project briefly describing the solution that was implemented. (Maximum 300 words)

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Question 2 of 4: Business Acumen (Strategic Business Management)
This section should outline the business rationale for your project, the stakeholders and the expected benefits .Focus on the business aspects of your project, business case justification and the benefits that were identified and realised. (Maximum 1000 words)

Project Rationale and Business Case
a) Describe the organisational need addressed by the project showing how the project aligned to business strategy
b) Outline why the business case was approved and how you went about securing leadership buy-in
Stakeholders
c) Identify the key stakeholders and why they were important to your project.
d) Describe the Stakeholder communication strategies and the challenges.
Benefits
e) Identify the expected positive benefits/value of the project on your organisation/community.
f) Outline the approach to benefits realisation
g) Describe what benefits-related complexities had to be overcome.

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Question 3 of 4: Power Skills (Leadership)
This section should outline the leadership and governance for your project, highlighting where good practice was applied and summarising how the challenges were addressed. Focus on the structure of governance and the competency in guiding and motivating the team (Maximum 1000 words)

Governance
a) Describe the governance approach including sponsorship
b) How did the project ensure alignment with the organisation’s governance?
c) How did Governance assist successful delivery?
Leadership
d) What one factor made the most difference to the leadership of the project?
e) Describe what leadership complexities had to be addressed and how you went about it
f) How did the project team stay motivated and focus on the end goal?

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Question 4 of 4: Ways of Working (Technical Project Management)
This section should outline the approach to technical project management summarising the approach to scope, cost and schedule. Please outline the approach and give specific examples that bring your project to life for the judges. (Maximum 1000 words)

Scope
a) Describe the approach to managing the project’s scope
b) What innovative practices were brought in to manage scope?
c) Describe what scope-related complexities had to be overcome.
Cost
d) Describe the approach to managing cost
e) Describe what cost-related complexities had to be overcome.
Timelines/Schedule
f) Describe the approach to managing the project’s schedule
g) Describe what schedule-related complexities had to be overcom

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Question 1 of 4: Provide a brief overview of the project briefly describing the solution that was implemented. (Maximum 300 words)

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Question 2 of 4:Business Acumen (Strategic Business Management)
This section should outline the business rationale for your project, the stakeholders and the expected benefits .Focus on the business aspects of your project, business case justification and the benefits that were identified and realised. (Maximum 1000 words)

Project Rationale and Business Case
a) Describe the organisational need addressed by the project showing how the project aligned to business strategy
b) Outline why the business case was approved and how you went about securing leadership buy-in
Stakeholders
c) Identify the key stakeholders and why they were important to your project.
d) Describe the Stakeholder communication strategies and the challenges.
Benefits
e) Identify the expected positive benefits/value of the project on your organisation/community.
f) Outline the approach to benefits realisation
g) Describe what benefits-related complexities had to be overcome.

Please provide the information.

Question 3 of 4: Power Skills (Leadership)
This section should outline the leadership and governance for your project, highlighting where good practice was applied and summarising how the challenges were addressed .Focus on the structure of governance and the competency in guiding and motivating the team (Maximum 1000 words)

Governance
a) Describe the governance approach including sponsorship
b) How did the project ensure alignment with the organisation’s governance?
c) How did Governance assist successful delivery?
Leadership
d) What one factor made the most difference to leadership of the project?
e) Describe what leadership complexities had to be addressed and how you went about it
f) How did the project team stay motivated and focus on the end goal?

Please provide the information.

Question 4 of 4: Ways of Working (Technical Project Management)
This section should outline the approach to technical project management summarising the approach to scope, cost and schedule. Please outline the approach and give specific examples that bring your project to life for the judges. (Maximum 1000 words)

Scope
a) Describe the approach to managing the project’s scope
b) What innovative practices were brought in to manage scope?
c) Describe what scope-related complexities had to be overcome.
Cost
d) Describe the approach to managing cost
e) Describe what cost-related complexities had to be overcome.
Timelines/Schedule
f) Describe the approach to managing the project’s schedule
g) Describe what schedule-related complexities had to be overcome.

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Question 1 of 4: Give us your 'Elevator Pitch' for why this Project should be nominated for an award and explanation of how this project is going to deliver Social Good. (Maximum 300 words)

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Question 2 of 4: Please provide a brief overview of the project, including how it was identified, planned and executed ( Max 500 words)
Consider including how you approached and managed the scope, schedule, cost and quality of the project throughout the project lifecycle to successfully deliver its desired outcome

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Question 3 of 4: Expanding on your response to Q1 on the Elevator Pitch describe the end deliverables of the project and how you measured it's success. Consider the following:
a) Social good measurement and identification and assessing success of project
b) Project impacts / results- both tangible and intangible Planned and unplanned
c) Monitoring of project outcomes and changes throughout project
( Max 500 words)

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Question 4 of 4: Project team -Describe how the project encourage staff/volunteers/project team to motivate them to deliver and how the team managed the key stakeholders. Consider the following:
a) Project Governance
b) Approach to innovating thinking and creativity/motivating/problem solving
c) Transfer of project management knowledge into the organisation as a result of this project for use going forward. ( Max 500 words)

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Question 1 of 4: Give us your 'Elevator Pitch' for why this Person should be considered for this award - detailing a summary of their contribution to the PM profession throughout their career to date. Please also attach a CV of the Nominee (Maximum 300 words excluding word count on CV. Maximum length of CV 3 pages)

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Question 2 of 4: Describe what the exceptional contributions are and how these have made a lasting positive impact on the projects that they have worked on throughout their career? (Maximum 500 words)

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Question 3 of 4 Describe exceptional contributions the nominee has made have benefited the project management community within their organisation and/ or community throughout their career? (Maximum 500 words)

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Question 4 of 4: Describe what is the contribution that demonstrate excellence in leadership/ innovation/ mentoring and initiative? In your response please provide two specific examples that show where the nominee has demonstrated exceptional contribution to the organisation and PM professional community in these areas. (Maximum 500 words)

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Question 1 of 4: What did the project deliver? (Maximum 150 words)

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Question 2 of 4: What was the greatest National impact delivered by the Project? (Maximum 150 words)

Who benefited from the project?

Provide justification of the ‘greatest impact’.

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Question 3 of 4: How did it address the challenge presented by one or more of the below Six PMI Mega Trends? (Maximum 150 words)

• Digital Disruption – e.g. impactful use of AI, automation, digital transformation
• Climate Crisis – e.g. delivering against sustainability goals
• Demographic Shifts – e.g. offsetting talent gap, talent retention, preserving organisational knowledge
• Economic Shifts – e.g. solutions for inflationary pressures, supply chain innovation, cost management
• Labor Shortages – e.g. flexible work programme, HR innovation
• Civil, Civic and Equality Movements e.g. diversity & inclusion initiatives"

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Question 4 of 4: When was the project completed?

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Please attach your CV (Maximum length of CV 3 pages)

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