Prequisite: ENCE 662, Introduction to Project Management, is recommended prior to this course.The Project Management Office begins with a review of the projects’ cultural environment in order to understand the context of executing projects globally. Emphasis will be given for the project office’s role in stakeholders’ engagement and management in the planning and execution aspects of projects. The course will also highlight the role of the Project office in the virtual and agile management of projects delivery; the fundamentals of communicating across different cultural boundaries; in addition to the importance of matrixed business alliances. Course assignments will be based upon a course project with specific deliverables. Students have the opportunity to work together throughout the semester to accomplish their deliverables while taking into consideration the nuances of the factors required in excellent project office delivering across the complex boundaries of the countries and regions that their projects could cross. There will be a strong emphasis on using lessons learned to empower future continued success in delivering within different projects, cultures and settings.