Program Control: In a Program Management Office

Program Control: In a Program Management Office


Mark Walden

Manager, Program Evaluation and Performance Management.
Federal Aviation Administration

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

Federal Aviation Administration, Bessie Coleman Conference Room. 2nd Floor Mezzanine room 2A
800 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC, 20591

Agenda and Cost:
  • 11:30 am: Networking begins
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Program
  • Keynote Speaker: Mark Walden

PMO, is that the program, the project, or the portfolio?  How are controls used at the various levels and who needs them?Join us as Mr. Walden outlines the various levels of controls, and discusses how the FAA can use them to effectively communicate the health of a program.

Special Instructions: 

This session is free of charge, pre-registration is required. Space is limited for this meeting. Please contact the PMIWDC office at 703-683-4804 with any cancellations.

Please note that attendees who do NOT have an FAA/DOT badge must use the building entrance on Independence Avenue.

Space is limited for this meeting. Please contact the PMIWDC office at 703-683-4804 with any cancellations.

PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speaker

Mark Walden

Federal Aviation Administration
Manager, Program Evaluation and Performance Management.

Mark Walden is the Manager of Program Evaluation and Performance Management in the Program Control directorate of the PMO.  Mark has over twenty years of Program and Project Management experience.  His experience spans the establishment of acquisition and implementation programs, business planning and strategy development, the implementation of ERP systems with emphasis on financial analysis of business structures, identification of performance issues, and development of programs and methods to realign performance to meet corporate objectives.  Mark also has in depth experience with the development of business planning processes, controls, and measures.

Mark’s FAA experience includes leading the Investment Analysis for the TAMR (Terminal Automation Modernization Replacement) Phase 3 program.   Mark has also led the development of both F&E and Operations budgets within the Terminal business unit; the development of the Controller Workforce Plan for the Terminal business unit; establishment of performance measures for the ATO, and the Final Investment Analysis for multiple system development and implementations programs in the FAA.

Prior to coming to the FAA, Mark was the Director of Business Improvement for a Fortune 500 company, and a consultant for large scale ERP system implementations at International Paper and AT&T.  He also worked as a consultant for corporate mergers and acquisitions with companies such as IBM, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Quaker Oats, and Pfizer.  

Mark holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Trinity College and University.  He has graduated from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business Advanced Management Program, and the American University Federal Acquisition Career Professional Senior Program Manager certification program.

Mark lives in Mays Landing with his wife Kathy and their two children

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