Portfolio & Project Management Office (PPMO)

The purpose of the Portfolio and Project Management Office (PPMO) is to provide project, program or portfolio management consulting and tools.  The PPMO consists of nine core staff members with expertise in project, program, portfolio, and process management. The PPMO performs the following functions:

Slates/Assigns Projects

The PPMO slates and assigns prioritized projects to project managers. This is done in consultation with the Associate CIO, based on ratings, availability of resources,  and level of importance to the requesting department.

The PPMO assigns project manager and resources to projects, and reports this information to the Enterprise Systems Advisory Committe (ESAC).

Portfolio Management

The PPMO provides centralized management of the Information Technology Portfolio (which includes programs, projects, infrastructure and maintenance/operations)  to achieve strategic objectives.


Program Management

The PPMO oversees Program management - a set of interrelated projects designed to accomplish a single outcome


Project Management

The PPMO provides training, assistance, and tools for project managers across the College. It also meets with departments to assist with creation of project charters.


PPMO Structure (PDF) Diagram of the organizational structure of the Portfolio & Project Management Office

Project Workflow (PDF) Diagram of Information Technology governance and administration of project work

Project Management Templates

For more information, please contact the Portfolio & Project Management Office at ppmo@conncoll.edu