Project Management Office (PMO) Training Course

A Project Management Office (PMO) provides means of centralization, standardization, and greater project oversight within an organization. The Project Management Office (PMO) training course will provide you with the skills and competencies needed to structure a PMO.

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Course Objectives

At the end of this training, you will learn how to:

  • Develop a vision and charter of a Project Management Office (PMO) 
  • Evolve a PMO to improve project success
  • Automate processes in project portfolio management tools
  • Enhance alignment of project management with portfolio management
  • Evolve PMO maturity through continuous improvement

Course Module

  • Why you need a Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Developing a PMO vision statement
  • Creating a PMO charter

  • Examining different maturity levels
  • Leveraging a framework to assess maturity
  • Considering the current state of project and portfolio management
  • Defining the to-be state
  • Analyzing the gap between the current and to-be state

Planning for success

  • Constructing an approach for each maturity criterion by selecting the right combination
  • Establishing PMO responsibilities within the organization
  • Developing a roadmap to mature the PMO

Planning for standardized processes

 

  • Recognizing the benefits of standardization
  • Building/updating processes for the environment
  • Developing standard document templates

Leveraging Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

  • Bridging "doing the right projects" with "doing the project right"
  • Researching, recommending, and selecting the right PPM tool/features
  • Linking project management and portfolio management with a PPM tool
  • Centralizing resource and capacity management
  • Connecting PPM with a financial management system

Implementing a content repository

 

  • Establishing standards for storing all project content
  • Automating collaborative processes with tools
  • Housing PMO content for project and portfolio managers
  • Benefiting from integrating the PPM

Supporting project management

  • Balancing project staffing and career development
  • Structuring project knowledge management

Providing the appropriate level of mentoring

  • Mentoring and coaching project managers' skill development
  • Building strong project/portfolio management competencies
  • Performing independent project audits to encourage growth and learning
  • Providing project recovery assistance to meet goals.

 

  • Defining Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Incorporating Earned Value Management (EVM) to KPI
  • Measuring project costs and benefits against the plan
  • Establishing KPI roles and responsibilities

Reporting progress

 

  • Collecting and reporting on exceptions
  • Assessing current at-risk projects/portfolios
  • Providing leadership with performance reports

  • Defining governance roles and responsibilities
  • Providing guidance and control

Structuring and developing PMO roles and responsibilities

 

  • Validating compliance to standards and regulations
  • Ensuring the "projects are done right"
  • Facilitating project portfolio management
  • Promoting and funding for the next project phase

  • Rolling out controlled change for positive adoption
  • Fostering project management image and culture
  • Evolving the PMO maturity framework
  • Incorporating best practices
  • Conducting and implementing lessons learned

Learning Approch

  • Designed with a focus on real world relevance
  • Real-world case studies
  • Hands-on Assignments
  • Individualized Instructor
  • Career Guidance
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Learners Point has a reputation for high-quality training that makes a difference in people’s lives. We undertake a practical and innovative approach to working closely with businesses to improve their workforce. Our expertise is wide-ranging with ample support from our expert trainers who are globally recognized and hold a diverse set of experiences in their field of expertise. We are proud of our instructors who take ownership of our distinctive and comprehensive training methodologies, help our students imbibe those with ease, and accomplish gracefully.

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Albert :Student

I have completed PMO Professional training from Learners Point and found it really valuable. Learners Point institute is geared for professionals who would like to become certified in their domain. During my study of the PMO course, I found the schedule very flexible, the staff very friendly and helpful and the courses very comprehensive. Thank you, Learners Point!”

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Maricor Panizales :Project Coordinator at Worldwide Zoo Consultants LLC

“The trainer had great knowledge about the topic and explained everything in detail. It was a good learning experience. I was able to gain a lot of practical insights into project management. I thank our trainer for trying to clarify all the points and bring the classroom very participative. Thank you Learners Point for this wonderful program."

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Albert :Student

I have completed PMO Professional training from Learners Point and found it really valuable. Learners Point institute is geared for professionals who would like to become certified in their domain. During my study of the PMO course, I found the schedule very flexible, the staff very friendly and helpful and the courses very comprehensive. Thank you, Learners Point!”

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Maricor Panizales :Project Coordinator at Worldwide Zoo Consultants LLC

“The trainer had great knowledge about the topic and explained everything in detail. It was a good learning experience. I was able to gain a lot of practical insights into project management. I thank our trainer for trying to clarify all the points and bring the classroom very participative. Thank you Learners Point for this wonderful program."

Frequently Asked Questions

Our trainings are mostly instructor led and classroom based. However, we also offer high quality live and interactive online sessions.

Our highly skilled faculties from around the globe are experts in their fields and come with decades of diverse industry experience. Our trainers are internationally recognized and locally preferred with rich research driven experience which will ensure highly customizable, engaging and top in the class learning experience.

Choosing LearnersPoint is true value for money as our trainings are right blend of theory and practice and specially developed keeping tomorrow's business needs in mind. All the training sessions are closely monitored through specially designed progress tracker to ensure reinforced and unparalleled learning experience.

Once you have registered for a course and wish to not to proceed with the training for any reason, you are entitled for a refund of the fees provided we are notified in writing within 2 days from the date of initial registration before the training commencement. The refunds are processed within 4 weeks from the day of withdrawal.