The Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) was established in 1999 to serve ITS and other NYS agencies in the role of a Project Management (PM) Center of Excellence, providing expert PM services, Project Portfolio Management and the issuance and maintenance of PM standards and policies. The EPMO is dedicated to increasing and sustaining project success for ITS and our partner agencies, participating in PM best practices, committees and workgroups.
Since the EPMO's inception, the office has provided project management services for over 25 NYS agencies. Partner agencies requesting ITS's participation on projects should work with their ITS Customer Relations Manager to define their project and identify the level of involvement being requested from ITS's EPMO.
The EPMO offers Project Management classroom courses free of charge to ITS staff and employees from other NYS agencies who serve as Project Managers, Project Team Members, or who would benefit from instruction on project management techniques. A sampling of the courses offered are: Business Case Development, Creating a Project Scope and Statement of Work, Work Breakdown Structure, Project Scheduling, Effort Estimating, and Risk and Issue Management. The individual classes are part of a series of courses offered by ITS. Each class is designed to "stand on its own";however, it is recommended the entire series be completed for maximum benefit. These classes will teach t