Introducing MetaPM

We help you deliver effective change 

MetaPM is a management consulting firm that offers leadership and management in maximising project results. We rank amongst Australia’s premier consulting firms.

We are leaders in project delivery, training, consulting and capability development services, delivered by practitioners experienced in leadership and management, project/program/portfolio management, PMO, business analysis, change management, enterprise agility services, and learning.

If you need a specialist management consulting partner to bring a new perspective on leading and delivering successful strategic change in your organisation, MetaPM can help.

To find out more, read about our services approach or contact us to speak to one of our consultants.

Training Schedule : Upcoming Courses

Jun 2016

ITIL Course and Examination (3 days: MEL) More Dates

  • June 1, 2016 - June 3, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner Course and Examination (3 days: MEL) More Dates

  • June 6, 2016 - June 8, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

PRINCE2 Practitioner Course and Examination (2 days: MEL) More Dates

  • June 6, 2016 - June 7, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

AgilePgM Foundation Course and Examination (2 days: MEL) More Dates

  • June 9, 2016 - June 10, 2016 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Green Belt (4 days: MEL) More Dates

  • June 20, 2016 - June 23, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

AgilePM Foundation and Practitioner Combined (4 days: MEL) More Dates

  • June 21, 2016 - June 24, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm



Case Study – Portfolio Project Performance Reporting

May 25, 2016

We’ve all been there when searching for a software solution to a business problem – 4,000 features and functions available when we really just need the basics covered. That was a challenge facing a MetaPM client who just wanted to put in place enough portfolio management reporting to enable effective management of their annual investment portfolio, without getting lost in superfluous reporting and functions. That’s where we came in. Together we created a set of basic, simple controls and reports to help them maximise their portfolio.

White Paper – Using a Competency Framework

May 23, 2016

In this article we explore the key competency dimensions and how you can integrate them to improve project success.

Mad about squandered opportunities in the EPMO

April 18, 2016

  How many Portfolio or EPMOs (Enterprise Program Management Office) really do step up to their Portfolio responsibilities? Not nearly enough, I say and I am mad about it! Why? Because most of my retirement savings are invested in major organisations and their future returns and value, which is in turn is developed and improved […]

How simplifying change can get you promoted to ‘hero’

A simple career choice – search through the maze or simply cut through. In today’s change-addicted businesses the fastest path to career success is inevitably by successfully delivering change. It’s that simple and that hard.

Case Study: Lessons Learned Register

October 8, 2015

Learn how MetaPM helped a PMO in a state government department capture and report on lessons learned from previous projects to be utilised for improvement activities.

Case Study: Project Planning

Learn how MetaPM helped a major financial services organisation improve their project results by developing a consistent set of roles.

Client Services in brief

Our project consulting services

Our specialist teams bring broad industry knowledge, along with domain expertise and experience and a set of best practice methods and frameworks to enable effective delivery of your strategic change initiatives.

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Our strategic consulting services

Enabling and leading strategic change can be daunting. As the complexity and pace of change accelerates, it’s critical to get the right advice at the right time. If you need expert input to guide you on the right path, we can help.

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Our training courses

Drive performance improvements for yourself and your organisation through learning. We have been an Accredited Training Organisation by the APM Group for over a decade. Visit the Training section for course information and our current schedule.

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“A key contributor to the project’s success was MetaPM’s commitment to understanding our business problem and particular resource competency, before recommending any solution. From a basic workflow, drawn on a whiteboard and a fixed delivery date, MetaPM were able to organise the project into a structured plan, with defined deliverables and finished product. I am pleased to highly recommend the services of MetaPM to others and indeed have done so on a number of occasions.”

Senior Manager, Social Enterprises, Brotherhood of St Laurence

“Thank you so much for your help. I understand now why I was struggling, and the help you have provided has supported me being able to understand my role better and how to support the users and stakeholders in this project.”

Change Manager, Higher Education

“We have used MetaPM as a trusted provider for a number of project management related services during our project delivery transformation journey. MetaPM has provide expert project management delivery capability which incorporated a coaching and mentoring style to support project team members with varying degrees of experience. We have also utilised MetaPM’s education services to keep abreast of the latest thinking and maintain our team’s capability at a high level.”

John Gabb, Executive Manager - EPMO, City of Port Phillip

“MetaPM undertook a very difficult assignment in collating, identifying, evaluating, re-engineering and registering over 1800 lessons learned into one lessons learned register. The assignment was undertaken with the professionalism, eye for detail and thoroughness that was expected of MetaPM. This PMO can now undertake lessons learned workshops and capture the data knowing it is clean, useable and of value.”

General Manager, Program Office, Public Sector

“MetaPM provides Jemena with an independent and accurate perspective on how our projects are performing. By applying their robust review methodology and tools, combined with their in depth technical knowledge and experience, they are able to quickly and accurately pin point problem areas to ensure that the projects are better positioned for success”

Manager, Group Internal Audit, Jemena

“MetaPM has provided us with expert project management advice and practical solutions, accompanied with a hands-on team based approach”

IT Department, Logistics company

“MetaPM has provided companies I’ve worked for with expert project management advice, PRINCE2 training and practical solutions accompanied with a hands-on team based approach – I highly recommend them.”

General Manager - Operations, Not-for-Profit

“MetaPM did a really good job. They were helicoptered in to a burning fire and managed to put out a few within the first 24 hours and continued to do so over the course of the engagement. In particular we noticed that they took the Project team and senior stakeholders on the journey and made change management accessible for them by not using jargon or ‘consultants speak’.”

Head of Strategic PMO, Higher Education

“MetaPM has provided Telstra with expert project delivery capability on a number of our most important and complex projects. The MetaPM team couples experience with a depth of knowledge in contemporary project management frameworks, models, process and practices. Their flexible and adaptive approach to working with organisations like ours has made working with the team at all levels effective.”

Alicia Aitkin, Chief Project Officer, Telstra

“The trainer was brilliant, BEST facilitator ever. Ability to make a very dry content extremely interesting, relevant, exciting and engaging. Truly a MASTER in this domain. Would highly recommend. Great, applicable, relevant, FUN.”

Training participant, ITIL

“Best course I’ve ever completed. Trainer was extremely knowledgeable, a great communicator, patient, genuinely wanted participants to do well and assisted us as much as possible. The venue, staff, facilities etc were brilliant. Thanks for everything, I’ve already recommended the course to others.”

Jeremy, TAC

“The University of Melbourne has held a strategic partner relationship with MetaPM for several years in the area of Student Administration systems. MetaPM have helped us to rebuild our Academic Business Systems team and processes, undertake benefit mapping, project management for project delivery and project health checks, provided quality staff on long term assignments and also been a sounding board for best practice thinking and agile management. The MetaPM team are responsive, client focused, value driven and this manifests itself in their proactive engagement approach.”

Samantha Winter, Director – Academic Administration, University of Melbourne