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Establishing and Managing The Project Management Office

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3,995 USD
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Course description

Establishing and Managing The Project Management Office

This course will provide participants with the knowledge required to build and manage the Project Management Office (PMO). The course involves coaching participants on assessing the project management maturity level of their organization and implementing strategies to improve it. The course also aims at assisting participants in tailoring a project management methodology that fits their organization's environment.

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  • Classroom
  • Dubai

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend

Project Management Office, (PMO) directors and managers, Members of project offices, Project sponsors, Functional managers, Senior managers, Individuals involved in building and managing the PMO.

Training content

The strategic PMO

  • Key roles of the PMO
  • Benefits of the PMO
  • The link between strategy and projects
  • Aligning strategy with projects
  • The strategy and projects framework

PMO business case, organization, structure & functions

  • Portfolios, programs and projects
  • Developing a strong PMO business case
  • Organizational structure for projects
  • Types of PMOs Functions of the PMO

Maturity and the PMO

  • Defining maturity and capability
  • Steps for increasing maturity
  • Baseline maturity assessment
  • Project management health check
  • Maturity gap analysis steps
  • Organizational project management maturity model

PMO planning, preparation and strategy

  • Creating the PMO charter Objectives and milestones
  • Using gap analysis to set milestones
  • Implementation strategy phases and success metrics

Establishing a PM 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
  • Performance measurement and rewards
  • Career paths and leadership development
  • Best practices for people management in the PMO

Project knowledge management and the PMO

  • Key success factors in knowledge management
  • The knowledge management process
  • Project closeout and capturing lessons learned
  • The knowledge gap in project management
  • PMO as a community of practice
  • Measuring and monitoring project performance

Certification / Credits

  • Relate organizational strategy to project framework
  • Develop a business case that outlines Project Management Office (PMO) challenges and opportunities
  • Evaluate and increase the project maturity level of the organization
  • Create the PMO charter and implement the relevant strategy phases
  • Establish a project management methodology and governance
  • Assemble the PMO team and establish performance measurements

Discover the consulting role of PMO in knowledge management

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Convertas Management Consultants
214, DBC2, Arjan
124534 Dubai

Convertas Management Consultants

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