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Project Management Office

The Project Management Office (PMO) engages and assists university departments encouraging the consistent application of best practices across projects, providing useful project management, process improvement, and business relationship management tools and guidelines.

It is our vision to create a foundation within Illinois Tech's IT organizations for the enhanced awareness and collaboration, increased efficiency and more consistent delivery of the right projects at the right time with the right resources.

It is our mission to provide a solid foundation for the university by creating an environment of measurable, disciplined project management professionalism where:

  • Customers reap the benefit of a carefully planned investment
  • Project success is the norm 
  • Project teams are proud of their work

Learn about our project submission process or submit a project request today.

Project Request Form

Methodology

Our projects follow the basic structure below, which is aligned with project management best practices. Please see our Tools and Templates page for examples and templates that correspond with these project management activities.

Project Portfolio

The PMO is always working behind the scenes to enhance your experience at Illinois Tech. Our team handles projects benefitting the university community on a five-month rotation. The list of these projects and their statuses are on our Project Management Office Portfolio page. 

Project Requests

The PMO's project selection process is ROI-based and will conform to the university's strategic plan. The process will continue to petition and incorporate input from the greater Illinois Tech community. See detailed information on our selection process below.

Project Request Process

Process Improvement

The following documents are available to the Illinois Tech community for use within their departments. Reach out to the PMO with questions on their function.

PMO Tools & Templates