Developing a Project Management Office

  • 2 day(s)Duration
  • 1.4 CEU/14 PDU/Credits/Units
  • MDP118Course Code
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Course description

To compete in the current challenging economic environment, successful organizations are embracing project management as part of their overall strategy to achieve business results. Learn how a properly organized and managed Project Management Office can help your organization to achieve business success.

Who should attend

Senior project managers, program managers, or program directors.

What you will achieve

  • Develop a mission for your PMO that meets corporate needs
  • Develop communication and staffing plans to make your PMO a success
  • Develop a workable plan to establish a Strategic PMO, or to improve your current PMO operations

What you will learn

  • What Type of PMO do we need? — The difference between strategic and tactical Project Management Offices
  • Relating the PMO to Business Needs — Determine what PMO functions are needed to best support your projects and company organization
  • Services and Business Needs — How to define, staff and manage and effective Project Management Office to support what the business requires
  • Making It Through the Start Up Phase — How to establish and operate a Strategic Project Management Office in your organization
  • Getting Buy-In — The practices and procedures necessary to keep a Strategic Project Management Office contributing value to the organization