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Implementation and Management of a Project Management Office

CAN-BDP-019

Description

Understanding the elements of a project management office (PMO) and the various parameters to ensure its effective and optimal integration in an organization.

Topics covered

  • Definition and basic concepts of a PMO
  • Potential functions of a PMO
  • Assessment of an organization’s PMO-related needs
  • Organizational structure 
  • Steps in setting up a PMO
  • Day-to-day management of a PMO: portfolio management and project prioritization


Content

This course is designed for professionals who want a better grasp of what goes into a project management office and its various parameters to ensure its effective and optimal integration in the organization.


Objectives

  • Understand the basic concepts of a PMO
  • Assess the organization’s needs in setting up a PMO based on project management practices currently in place
  • Understand the potential functions of a PMO
  • Establish the organizational structure, putting into perspective the roles and responsibilities, ideal structure and competency profile
  • Define the main phases of setting up a PMO
  • Understand the PMO’s place in day-to-day project management
  • Understand related issues and success factors to optimize the PMO’s contributions within the organization

Prerequisite

  • Proficiency with project management tools and techniques 


Evaluation methods

  • Written assessment
  • Client surveys


Educational tools

  • Manuals 
  • Exercise books





PMP, CAPM & PMBOK are registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Target audience


Educational approach


Days and pricing

Development units

PDU (PMI) : 14