Projects Assured was built on our proven experience in project and program management. We provide advice in risk management, benefits realisation, scheduling and business case development and enhanced organisational capability.
Our project and program management practice comprises over 100 of our people. Our staff deliver to clients at a range of levels – from project administrators and coordinators, schedulers, junior project managers, senior project managers - through to experienced program managers.
Our skilled project and program management practitioners have experience setting-up projects/programs for success, managing day-to-day project/program delivery, intervening to improve the likelihood of success for at-risk initiatives, and evaluating post-implementation benefits and outcomes.
As project and program assurance professionals, we are experts at conducting independent assessments of projects/programs, including Gateway Reviews and P3M3® maturity assessments. Our accredited Gateway Reviewers have a strong reputation in Canberra for their frank and forthright assessments of high risk/complexity/value initiatives.
We are experts at bringing at-risk and failing initiatives back on track to deliver successful outcomes. There is no initiative 'too red' for us to recover. We take on our clients' most risky initiatives and turn them around by transforming the quality of planning and delivery documentation, governance, vendor management, stakeholder engagement, controls and reporting, benefits management, and risk and issue management.
Our program and project managers, coordinators and schedulers have a proven track record for delivering projects and programs to the required scope and quality, within tight time and budget constraints. We are experts at rigorously applying best practice to all aspects of project/program planning, delivery and evaluation.
We successfully integrate all our Company capability to deliver successful projects and programs. Drawing on the expertise of our business analysts and management consultants in our Strategy and Business Improvement Practice, we ensure that business and technical requirements are well understood and documented. We also draw on the skills and experience of experts in our Enterprise Architecture & Technology Practice to provide essential enterprise and solution architecture guidance and input to our projects and programs.
Our Capability Development Practice experts add additional expertise to our integrated project and program teams, ensuring that aspects such as integrated logistics and engineering discipline are incorporated in planning and delivery elements for our major capability clients such as the Department of Defence and the Department of Home Affairs.
Our team has qualifications in PRINCE2®, PMBOK®, PMP®, P3O®, P3M3®, PRINCE2 Agile® and MSP®.
We offer a full suite of PMO services including reviews of existing processes, design and implementation of frameworks and methodologies, tools and templates, data gathering and analysis, project and program controls, benefits realisation, risk and issues management, master scheduling, stakeholder engagement, secretariat, and executive reporting.
While benefits lie at the heart of why many projects and programs are established, they are notoriously difficult to define, track and realise. Our team has the skills and experience to help you succeed with all aspects of benefits management - from initial identification and quantification through to working with executives to drive effective benefits realisation across organisations.
Our team brings strong analytical and evaluation skills to drive business case development, investment planning and investment appraisal. We assist clients by clearly defining scope and objectives; conducting rigorous delivery/scope options analysis and providing recommendations to senior executive decision makers. We also provide through-life cost modelling; and develop plans to articulate and realise benefits. We also provide independent appraisal of investment plans (cost/benefit analyses) including robust estimates of return on investment for new initiatives.
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We deliver services across the following four main areas of expertise