Major Canadian Telecommunications Company – Change Management Support / SOx Program
As part of the Program Management Office for an enterprise-wide Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx) remediation program, a Tramore Group professional developed the change management (CM) strategy for the Program, established a small team of CM specialists, developed CM processes and tools, and provided CM support to nine separate project teams designing and implementing process and control improvements required to meet SOx compliance requirements.
Major Canadian Automotive Company – Business Case and Project Charter Development
A Tramore Group professional led the development of a business case for a corporate-wide portal to support the needs of its corporate communications, marketing and human resources functions. Subsequently, a project charter was developed for consideration by the sponsors of the corporate portal initiative.
Canadian Motion Picture Exhibitor – ERP System Implementation
Tramore Group was engaged to manage the upgrade of an ERP financial software package. This upgrade included a new chart of accounts. The project was completed on time and within budget over a 12-month period.
National Canadian Retailer – Business Transformation
Tramore Group was engaged to provide project management expertise for a strategic business transformation initiative with tight deadlines. We were responsible for establishing the project charter, defining the project governance framework (including roles and responsibilities, processes and tools), identifying key issues, developing a risk management plan, defining a high level plan for approval by the Board of Directors , and leading a formal project kick-off. The project team worked with all members of the senior management team through this engagement to obtain departmental commitments, and establish effective cross-functional teams.
Major Automobile Manufacturer – Implementation of PM Practices Improvements
Tramore Group was engaged to assist in the implementation of the recommendations resulting from a Project Management Assessment engagement we had previously undertaken for this client. These included increasing the capability of the project management team, reorganizing to improve project management effectiveness and applying appropriate project management tools and processes consistently. We also performed a Project Portfolio Assessment resulting in a report setting out a project inventory, suggested project portfolio groupings, and a recommendation for a revised project management complement, by skill level.
Global Loyalty Management Organization – Development of Common Project Reporting Metrics
Tramore Group was engaged to recommend a common set of PMO project reporting metrics in consultation with various PMO leaders from diverse geographies. These recommendations provided a baseline to standardize key reporting across all PMOs providing consistent metrics for reporting across the organization.
Global Loyalty Management Organization – Program Health Check
Tramore Group was engaged to review program management processes, capabilities and structures and to recommend improvements to reduce risk. Tramore Group’s consultants reviewed program artifacts and interviewed program leaders and sponsors before making recommendations. The findings presented pragmatic, implementable recommendations to improve program delivery effectiveness. These findings were accepted by senior management and published to the Board of Directors.
Canadian Fintech Company – Project Assessment
Tramore Group conducted a three-month assessment of a strategic corporate business management system program. The multi-million dollar cross-border program included the implementation of new Human Resources, Finance and One-Company systems. The project assessment ensured a shared understanding of the current program status, scope, and approach, and identified the initiative priorities for the subsequent fiscal year. A final report outlining current status, findings and recommendations was presented to Senior Management.
Major Canadian Retailer – Program Health Check
Tramore Group was engaged to assess and provide recommendations regarding the strategy for a significant corporate initiative. The review team conducted a discovery process to evaluate key program elements impacting delivery quality, project team performance, processes, artifacts produced and progress-to-date. The findings were a fact-based, pragmatic assessment of the initiative together with recommendations that informed management’s strategy for the initiative.