Establishing and Managing the Project Management Office (PMO)

Establishing and Managing the Project Management Office (PMO)

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Program Objectives:
By the end of the program, participants will be able to:
  • Effectively plan and implement a Project/Program  Management Office (PMO) in their organization.
  • Align their organization strategy and project framework.
  • Develop a business case that outlines PMO challenges and opportunities.
  • Assess the current organization project environment.
  • Apply the Organizational Maturity Model (OPM3) developed by Project Management Institute (PMI®).
  • Create the PMO charter and implement the strategy phases.
  • Establish a Project Management Methodology and PMO   Governance.
  • Assemble and staff the PMO.
  • Apply best practices for people management in the PMO.
  • Establish the knowledge, standards, and consulting roles in a PMO.
Who should attend:
All individuals involved in establishing, building and managing a Project Management Office (PMO) within their organization.
Program Outline
The Strategic PMO
  • PMO Key Roles
  • PMO Benefits
  • The Link between Strategy and Projects
  • Aligning Strategy with Projects
  • The Strategy and Projects Framework
PMO Business Case, Organization, Structure and Functions
  • Portfolios, Programs and Projects
  • Developing a Strong PMO Business Case
  • Organizational Structure for Projects
  • PMO Types
  • PMO Functions
Maturity and the PMO 
  • Defining Maturity and Capability
  • Steps for Increasing Maturity Level
  • Pre-Assessment Evaluation
  • Baseline Maturity Assessment
  • Project Management Health Check
  • Maturity Gap Analysis Steps
  • Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (PMI® – OPM3)
    • Components
    • Maturity Assessment
    • Cycle
    • Construct
    • Best Practices
PMO Planning, Preparation and Strategy
  • Creating the PMO Charter
  • Objectives and Milestones
  • Using Gap Analysis to Set Milestones
  • Implementation Strategy Phases
  • Measuring Success Metrics
Establishing a Project Management Methodology and PMO Governance
  • Defining Project Methodology
  • Establishing Methodology Steps
  • Elements of Methodology
  • Methodology Quality Dimensions
  • Defining Governance
  • Governance Framework
Human Capital and the PMO
  • Key Issues in People Management
  • Staffing the PMO
  • Competency Identification
  • Staff Training
  • Performance Measurement and Rewards
  • Career Paths and Leadership Development
  • Best Practices for People Management in the PMO
Changing Organizational Culture 
  • Climate versus Culture
  • Organizational Needs
  • Creating a Project Culture
  • Change Processes
  • Overcoming Barriers to Change
  • The Impact of Change on People
Project Knowledge Management and the PMO 
  • Key Success Factors in Knowledge Management
  • Barriers to Knowledge Management  Success
  • Project Closeout and Capturing Lessons Learned
  • PMO as a Community of Practice
  • Measuring and Monitoring Project Performance

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Date And Time

2021-03-21 @ 09:00 AM to
02:00 PM

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