Setting Up The Project Management Office (PMO)

Live Online Training (Eastern Standard Time Zone) - Boston, MA, USA

 3 Days

 21 PDUs

PfMP Live Online Training Course Learn how to setup and build an effective Project Management Office (PMO) by attending our PMO Setup Training in Boston, MA, USA.  This executive-level course is meant to help the project management team define the best approach and strategy in setting up their Project Management Office (PMO). As there are more than one model and type of PMO’s and many stages that can be attained, it is imperative that the project team is aware of all the underlying components that make up a successful rollout of a PMO.

In today’s project-driven economy, businesses are increasingly struggling to juggle project delivery targets with profit margins. There is increasing pressure to execute efficiently using a limited number of resources. As such, it has become essential to structure the Project Management Office (PMO) so that it can become the engine that drives profitable performance for the organization.

Course Objectives

The PMO Setup Training Course will:

Introduce delegates to the concept and values of setting up a Project Management Office (PMO)

Explain how to go about setting up the PMO

Minimize the road to project success through the use of good PMO Management

Course Format

The PMO Setup training course in Boston, MA, USA is presented as PowerPoint presentations via Zoom or MS Teams which is explained by the instructor while keeping students engaged. Illustrations, whiteboards, and other tools will be used to demonstrate the key points.

PMO Setup Course Outline:

Organizational Project Management & Governance

  • Concepts in Project, Program and Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio vs. Operations Management
  • The Portfolio Management Framework
  • Organizational Strategy, Project Maturity and Business Delivery
  • Organizational Governance & Governance Models

THE PMOS

  • Types of PMOs
  • Operational Areas of PMOs
  • The PMO Continuum – The 5 stages of the PMO
  • The 20 Functions of the PMO

The PMO Setup

  • PMO Structural Models
  • The PMO Mandate
  • Defining the PMO Charter, mission & vision statement
  • PMO Roles, Responsibilities and Authorities
  • Measurement of PMO Value
  • Establishing the PMO Baseline
  • Calculating the PMO Baseline
  • PMO Return on Investment (ROI)
  • Calculating the Cost of the PMO
  • Measuring PMO Performance
  • Calculating PMO ROI
  • Defining the PMO Value Proposition
  • PMO Models – Throughput vs. Cost Containment Model

Managing PMO Success

  • Getting The Buy-In for The PMO
  • PMO Controls & Metrics
  • Internal Control & Limitations
  • Successful Key Controls
  • The Control Environment
  • Employee Code of Conduct
  • Project Level Key Controls
  • Change & Risk Management
  • Knowledge Retention & Communication
  • Status Reporting and Dashboards

PMO Challenges

  • The 3 Ms – Measure, Manage & Magnify
  • Internal Control & Limitations
  • PMO Rescue & Recovery Methods
  • Rescue/Recovery Checklist
  • Project Fraud

PMO Next Steps

  • Establishing the PMO Roadmap
  • The Advanced PMO 2-Year Plan
  • The PMO Toolkit
  • The PMO Tool Box
  • Attributes of a Successful PMO
  • Enterprise Project Management Systems/Tools

Certificate of Completion

At the completion of this training program, attendees will each be awarded PMI Endorsed Certificates worth 21 Professional Development Units (PDU’s).

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