Implementing a Project Management Office

The Project Management Office is becoming increasing popular due to the value that it can provide to organizations.

Need a repeatable process? Need better coordination of resources? Looking to become more efficient? A Project Management Office is the answer to these questions and more.

If you are in charge of implementing a PMO or improving efficiency, you need more than just data. You need the information, tools, and processes that will make you successful.

Look no further. This course will help you develop and implement a PMO in your organization.

Description

The Project Management Office is becoming increasing popular due to the value that it can provide to organizations. In this course you will learn about the various functions and structures of a PMO, how to generate buy-in, how to plan your PMO, and how to implement your PMO. In this hands-on course you will actually begin the process of determining, planning, budgeting, designing and making the case for your PMO solution. You will leave this course not only with the knowledge to be successful, but with the foundations for your PMO already in place.

How you will benefit

  • Learn how to develop and implement a PMO
  • Develop a repeatable process
  • Improve your project success rate
  • More efficient use of resources
  • Ensure that industry standards and best practices are used
  • Learn how to provide your project managers with tools, techniques, templates, and checklists
  • Learn how to generate buy-in for your PMO

What you will cover

  • Overview
  • What is a PMO
  • Benefits of a PMO
  • Types of PMO’s
  • PMO Functions
  • Roles and Responsibilities in the PMO
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Planning your PMO
  • Developing your PMO
  • How to implement your PMO
  • Typical problems
  • Tips for ensuring success
  • Obtaining Buy-In

Who Should Attend

Project and program managers, PMO directors, executives, those seeking advanced project management skills.