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PMO Essentials

This engaging and hands-on training provides the logical framework for establishing a Project Management Office (PMO) and using the PMO to implement project management methodologies in any business industry.

Learn how to choose projects and programmes to add value and accomplish the Organisation's strategic goals.

Build and run a Project Management Office (PMO) with strategic capability.
Certificate of Completion, 7 PDUs
7 Hours
$ 450
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What is the Purpose of a Project Management Office?

Project management best practices are established, maintained, and upheld by a PMO within an organisation. To improve project efficiencies and strategic alignment, the PMO frequently serves as the central management hub for all projects within the Organisation.

As stakeholders and decision-makers become more aware of the PMO’s significance, it is becoming increasingly popular across numerous industries worldwide.

You will graduate from this course with a solid understanding of the conditions necessary to establish a PMO and its types, roles, governance, and operational procedures. Get the resources and tools you require to advance your project, programme, and portfolio management maturity and produce long-lasting results.

Learning Outcomes and Content

This course will teach you how to improve organisational strategic alignment and accomplish your goals by emphasising "doing the right projects and doing them the right way" through hands-on exercises and case studies.


Download the course brochure from the link below to learn more.

Learning Objectives

The PMO Essentials course will enable you to comprehend the following by the end:

  • Determine the various PMO levels.
  • Resources should be deployed within PMO.
  • Recognise the reporting relationships
  • Recognise the roles that the PMO fills
  • Utilise strategies to manage a PMO
  • Choose suitable information systems for your PMO.
  • When the PMO becomes strategic, you can tell.
  • Implement portfolio management and governance.

Course Modules

A PMO introduction
  • PMO Terminology and Key Ideas
  • PMO’s strategics
  • Project and strategy alignment
Organisation, structures, and Duties of the PMO
  • Project organisation structure
  • Different PMOs
  • Activities of the PMO
  • Methodologies, standards, and procedures
PMO-based delivery of business results
  • Make compromises between a variety of appealing opportunities
  • Calculate resource capacity and demand effectively
  • Improved comprehension of project interdependence
  • Handling requests for more time, money, and resources in an efficient manner
Portfolio of Projects and the Strategic PMO
  • Projects have evolved into portfolios
  • Where project execution meets strategic planning in the strategic PMO
  • Evaluating the Organisation’s readiness
Development of maturity and competence
  • Projects have evolved into portfolios
  • Models of maturity and PMO
  • The PMO’s function in the process of assessing maturity
Human Resources and PMO
  • The lack of resources
  • The strategic PMO’s personnel
  • Implementing the strategic PMO
  • PMO study results
PM Governance and Techniques
  • What components make up a methodology?
  • Describe a possible methodology
  • An organisational structure
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Advantages of establishing a PMO

Understanding the typical pitfalls and the best practices to avoid them is crucial for successfully setting up and managing a PMO. Developing your PMO expertise enables you to:

  • Enhance procedures to handle disruptions and change
  • Adapt project management techniques
  • Encourage ongoing innovation
  • Improve project prioritisation and selection
  • Deliver value and benefits while ensuring strategic alignment.
  • Improve your chances for a job and a rise.

Please read our Project Management Office (PMO) article to learn more about how a PMO functions.

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This programme is ideal for...

  • Those in charge of projects, programmes, and portfolios
  • Teams in PMOs, administrative help, process-oriented personnel, and knowledge management personnel
  • professionals at the mid-to senior-level implementing change and carrying out organisational strategy
  • Regardless of their position, anyone who wants to learn how to create and maintain a PMO should do so.
  • Anyone who desires to develop their project management capabilities and advance their career
  • Anyone who wants to discover more about the critical PMO processes and initiatives.

Should you take this course? For personalised guidance, Schedule a call with an educational advisor.

 

Why IPM?
Reputation & History
Project Management Expertise
Why Choose This Course?
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Reputation & History

  • Established in 1989 as a preeminent professional organisation dedicated to the project management discipline.
  • Trained over 40,000 Professionals and Certified over 6,000 Project Managers.
  • IPMA® Member Association.
  • Worked with over 500 different corporations.
  • Globally recognised certification body.
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Project Management Expertise

Unlike other organisations, which offer different training programs across many functional areas, the Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the disciplines of project, program, and portfolio management.

Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty of international subject-matter experts ranging from Project Directors to former Heads of PM Certification Authorities. Focusing solely on project management guarantees exceptional instruction and learning opportunities.

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Why Choose This Course?

  • This Course teaches you how to create a positive impact in your organisation and ultimately deliver more successful project outcomes.
  • Our faculty of handpicked international experts will provide you with a variety of perspectives.
  • You will join a large and growing cohort of IPM Alumni.
  • The programme is practical and pulls from internationally respected methodologies.
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Globally Positioned

IPM is uniquely partnered with the world’s leading project management certification bodies: IPMA (Member Association & Certification Body), PMI (Authorised Training Partner), and PRINCE2® (Accredited Training Organisation).

We have also partnered with Ireland’s second largest University, Technological University (TU) Dublin, meaning we can offer Bachelor & Master’s levels programmes. This affiliation links us to the European University of Technology (EUt+).

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360° Learning Partner

  • Join our rapidly growing project management community of 25,000 followers.
  • Mentoring and Events– Get support for your career or help guide new project managers.
  • Volunteering – Gain project experience while helping the project management community.
  • Platform for your voice – Submit an article to our blog and showcase your writing.
  • Industry updates – Get the latest PM news and insights from global experts.

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Alumni Reviews

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Colm O'Dea

Project Manager at Emydex Technology
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I attended the one day PMO Essentials course. This was my 3rd training course with this institute. Very well organised. Good instructor and materials, with lots of methods to take back to the workplace and implement.
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Deirdre Gaughran

Case Manager at Focus Ireland
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The course was very informative and presented by great speakers throughout..
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Brian Edward O'Connell

Senior Consultant at KPC International Limited
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The Institute of Project Management has given me two fantastic courses in Project Management. I highly recommend them for any further education in Project Management.
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Nicole Mckenna

Director of Demand Management - Immedis
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I found the Institute of Project Management was a very good online experience and were on hand for technical support. I would recommend these courses and will plan to do another course with the Institute of Project Management in the future.
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Helen Thornton

Courts Service
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The best lecturers I had the pleasure to listen to in a long long time…experience speaks volumes. I learned so much. Each Lecturer was so unique in their approach to PM. Game changers.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Get detailed information about the course and answers to frequently asked questions.

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What exactly is covered by the PMO course fee?

The tuition for the PMO essentials course includes unlimited access to our student support team, live, expert-led virtual classes, recordings, and access to all course materials on the Student Hub.

What formats are there for this course's delivery?

The course is offered online between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm on a single day. An industry professional leads the class in a real-time virtual classroom setting. You won’t have to worry if you miss an online class because a recording will be accessible in the Student Hub for a short while.

Am I qualified to take this course?

Candidates with a basic understanding of conventional project management frameworks and some practical experience will do better in this course. Project managers and professionals working in a PMO or regularly contributing directly to projects should take the course.

How long is the PMO Training?

The course runs for 1 day, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Is the course applicable to any industry?

Yes, this professional diploma in project management program’s content is appropriate for various business sectors. We have students who successfully completed the course from multiple backgrounds, including engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT, and many others.

Will recordings be available if I miss a class?

You won’t have to worry about missing a class because a recording of each online class will be accessible briefly in the Student Hub.

What benefits will this course have for my career?

Professionals in the field created the curriculum for this course to aid in developing practical skills that hiring managers find so valuable. The PMO Essentials course will teach you the best practices in project management offices. After completing this training, you can compile a list of steps to establish and run a PMO in your company.

Will I be rewarded a certificate?

A Certification of Completion and seven Professional Development Units (PDUs) are awarded for successfully completing this course.

Will I get a certificate on this PMO course?

Successful completion of this course results in a Certification of Completion and 7 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

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