Acknowledging and Celebrating Excellence on PMOs in India
NEWCOMER PMO OF THE YEAR AWARD
This award will recognize the best performing Newcomer PMO in India in 2021.
Newcomer PMOs are between 2 and 5 years old.
The Newcomer PMO of the Year Award recognizes the best performing Newcomer PMO in India in 2021. Newcomer PMOs are between 2 and 5 years old.
HOW TO APPLY
Submitting your application is the first step to participate in the PMO India Awards.
The first part of the application process consists of a simple form, which will collect some basic information necessary for the Organizing Committee to verify your eligibility.
By submitting your application, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to all PMO India Awards rules and procedures.
Within five working days after submitting the form, you will receive a message from the Organizing Committee notifying if it is accepted.
After receiving confirmation of acceptance, you will be able to perform the second part of the application process, submitting your Nomination Package (video presentation) by the deadline informed in the confirmation message.
Please check the Nomination Package Guidelines and find detailed information on how to create it.
After submitting the Nomination Package with the video presentation, in up to five days, the Organizing Committee will verify the file and confirm its acceptance, or request adjustments and new submission.
All types of organizations and PMOs can apply to the PMO of the Year Award.
To be eligible for this award, PMOs must be 2 to 5 years old.
PMO Global Alliance affiliation is not required for Lead Nominators.
This criterion evaluates the PMO’s journey, analysing its strategy, consistency, adaptability, leadership, and the path that made the PMO become what it is today. Weight: 20%
This criterion evaluates the set of services/functions the PMO provides to its clients and stakeholders, how appropriate they are for the presented scenario, and how that mix of services can address the organisation’s results expectations. Weight: 15%
This criterion evaluates how the PMO is delivering its services/functions, the methods and techniques that are provided, their alignment with best practices, and how the PMO continually improves its services. Weight: 15%
This criterion evaluates how the PMO used innovation to deal with challenges encountered throughout its journey, and what innovations were delivered to the organisation, generating effective results. Weight: 15%
This criterion evaluates how the PMO actively works to create an engaged project management community within the organisation, evolving the organisational culture, and encouraging people to share experiences and lessons learned. Weight: 10%
This criterion evaluates the benefits and results delivered by the PMO to its customers, stakeholders, and the organisation. It also evaluates how the organisational culture and maturity evolved. Finally, it evaluates how the PMO encourages the engagement of the organization’s senior management and improve the sponsorship level. Weight: 25%
All applications and documents must be completed in the English language (Business English) since they will be evaluated by an international Judging Committee who may not be familiar with acronyms and terms from your organization, industry, or country.
The organization’s Lead Nominator must obtain all permissions of use from his/her organization before submitting the Nomination Package.
Submitting the Nomination Package, the organization grants PMO Global Alliance the non-exclusive right to use any submitted materials for any business-related purpose, including making the materials available for the community in our websites, press releases, and other marketing and promotional materials, including but not limited to video presentations.
If the organization is one of the 2021 PMO of the Year Award Finalists, the organization agrees that:
The PMO India Awards glass trophies are offered at no cost by the PMO Global Alliance.
Finalists' PMO Leaders and Executives will have distinguished participation in the 2021 PMO India Awards Virtual Ceremony.
PMO Global Alliance will not reimburse any expense for assembling the Nomination Package, for any materials that may need to be created, or for any expense related to the Awards Ceremony
PMO Global Alliance reserves the right within its sole discretion, and at any time up to the time of the presentation of the award, to determine that a participant is or has become ineligible for the award.
PMO Global Alliance reserves the right to accept or reject applications and Nomination Packages; make or cancel an award, or change deadlines as circumstances dictate, always aiming to promote the PMO India Awards quality and benefit the PMO community.
PMO Global Alliance reserves the right to rescind an award if it is discovered that any information submitted is false or misleading.
Participants, finalists, and winners will be publicized through PMO Global Alliance (and its partners) communication channels and external media. Participants may also coordinate additional publicity with PMO Global Alliance.
NOMINATION PACKAGE GUIDELINES
VIDEO SPECIFICATION GUIDELINES
The video presentation composes the Nomination Package and it will be used by the Judges to understand, clarify and enhance the necessary points for the evaluation.
IMPORTANT: Video presentations of less than 25 minutes or longer than 45 minutes (with a tolerance of +/- 5 minutes) will not be accepted.
It is not mandatory for the presenter to be the Lead Nominator, being allowed the narration of a third person.
There is no specific template for the presentation but please use a sans-serif font, with a minimum size of 14-pt.
The video presentation content must be exclusively in the English language.
Please take special care with capturing audio.
The video presentation can be a PowerPoint style presentation with the presenter’s voice recorded or any other format.
The video presentation recording process is the responsibility of the applicant. The PMO India Awards team will not provide any technical support in recording the video presentation.
It is important to highlight that the video presentations of all nominees will be made available to our global community on different channels since this is one of the main ways to share experience and knowledge, the true spirit of this initiative.
We remind you that you will also have access to the video presentations of other competitors at the end of the competition, thus allowing you to learn about the good practices from other nominees.
Please present in the video only information that can be fully disclosed, duly authorized by individuals or organizations whenever necessary.
By submitting the Nomination Package you confirm that you have obtained any necessary authorization from individuals or organizations to comply with the PMO India Awards rules and procedures.
The following six topics must be covered in the video presentation as follows:
0 – COVER: Please include the Organisation’s name, City, Country, and Lead Nominator’s name
1 – PMO’S JOURNEY: Tell about the PMO’s journey, analyzing its strategy, consistency, adaptability, leadership, and the path that made the PMO become what it is today.
2 – CLIENT SERVICE: Present the set of services/functions the PMO provides to its clients and stakeholders, how appropriate they are for the presented scenario, and how that mix of services can address the organization’s results expectations.
3 – BEST PRACTICES: Tell how the PMO is delivering its services/functions, the methods and techniques that are provided, their alignment with best practices, and how the PMO continually improves its services.
4 – INNOVATION: Present how the PMO used innovation to deal with challenges encountered throughout its journey, and what innovations were delivered to the organization, generating effective results.
5 – COMMUNITY: Tell how the PMO actively works to create an engaged project management community within the organization, evolving the organizational culture, and encouraging people to share experiences and lessons learned.
6 – VALUE GENERATION: Present the benefits and results delivered by the PMO to its customers, stakeholders, and the organization. Tell how the organizational culture and maturity evolved. Finally, explain how the PMO encourages the engagement of the organization’s senior management and improve the sponsorship level.