Building a Project Management Office (PMO)

PIMP/PMOGB

Who should attend?

  • This course aims to understand the building blocks of an effective Project Management Office (PMO).
Audience :
  • Managers and Project managers called upon to take responsibilities in project or disciplines management.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • VALUE OF A PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

      • Setting up a PMO vision and creating a charter.
      • State of project and portfolio management.
      • Defining the to-be state and analyzing the gap.
      • Planning for success and defining PMO responsibilities within the organization.
      • Roadmap to mature the PMO.
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESSES

      • Benefits of standardizing project management processes.
      • Developing and updating processes and standard document templates.
      • Standards for project content storage.
      • Project management and portfolio management.
      • Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools.
      • Issues of capacity management.
  • PROJECT TRAINING & SUPPORT

      • Project staffing, knowledge management and career development.
      • Project managers’ skill development.
      • Project/portfolio management competencies.
      • Audits and project recovery assistance.
  • PERFORMANCE MEASURES

      • Portfolio analysis and project progress.
      • Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
      • Measuring project costs and benefits.
      • Establishing KPI roles and responsibilities.
      • Assessing at-risk projects/portfolios and reporting progress.
      • Performance reports.
  • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

      • Providing guidance and control.
      • Structuring PMO roles and responsibilities.
      • Validating compliance to standards and regulations.
      • Incorporating best practices and implementing change.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • develop a vision of a project management office,
  • help improve project success,
  • grasp the processes in project portfolio management,
  • enhance alignment of project management with portfolio management.