Project Management Consultant and Speaker PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group (EMAG) Member

Mohamed Khalifa Hassan

PfMP, PgMP, PMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, OPM3, LIMC Alumni is a renowned project management consultant and speaker.

Currently he is a member of PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group (EMAG).

Mohamed Khalifa was the Community Council Manager of PMI’s Project Management Global Sustainability Community of Practice. Mohamed Khalifa possesses a unique combination of broad-based skills, gained from more than twenty years of project management practice around the globe. He has developed, implemented and operated many Project/Program Management Offices (PMO) and Project Management Information Systems (PMIS). He has hands-on experience in automation of project planning, control, reporting and contract administration through different platforms. With a rich history of working with multinational companies, Mohamed Khalifa has gained valuable experience of dealing with culturally diverse workforces. He has spoken at various PMI forums in Singapore, Poland, Spain, USA, UK, France, Kuwait, Turkey, Dubai, Italy and Bahrain. For more Information, please visit

Presentation: Fostering Organizational Change by Building a PMO with an Agile Approach

Using a real-world case study, this session will describe how organizational change management can be fostered by implementing a PMO using non-traditional approaches inspired from agile approaches. Attendees will be able to diagnose challenges that impede such initiatives and also learn about techniques that proved successful in meeting the objectives of organizational change management at a major public-sector organization in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.

Learning Objectives:

By attending this session, attendees will learn:

  • How to diagnose challenges which plague typical PMO implementations
  • Principles of change management that can be applied during PMO implementations or transformations
  • How to use agile approach, tools and techniques to build a value based PMO
  • How to employ the art of simplicity, or “Picasso Approach,” in implementing PMOs to clip unnecessary details from processes and tools