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Creating and Sustaining a Project Management Office (PMO)

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Creating and Sustaining a Project Management Office (PMO)
Learn how to establish a solid Project Management Office and ensure limited resources are used effectively and projects are managed efficiently.
PMO, Project Management Training, How to set up PMO,

Learn how to establish a solid Project Management Office and ensure limited resources are used effectively and projects are managed efficiently. 

Creating and Sustaining a Project Management Office (PMO) focuses on what makes a successful project management office and how to create the culture within the organization to support a consistent approach to managing projects.  The seminar teaches what documentation should be developed and maintained to ensure project monitoring and management.  Participants will learn how to develop a statement of purpose for the project management office and identify key roles and responsibilities. 


For Individuals

  • Learn to evaluate your organization’s project management requirements
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in a project management environment
  • Understand the importance of resource management for project success
  • Learn tools and techniques for measuring project progress and success
  • Understand how to manage project priority and scope
  • Learn tools to help manage risk and rewards for the organization

For Organizations

  • Know how to build project management into the organizational culture
  • Enable the alignment of  projects with organizational and departmental strategic plans
  • Work toward standardized processes across the organization
  • Deepen organizational understanding of  how to match reward and recognition structure with project team performance
  • Learn about the organization-wide tools to help complete projects on time and in budget

Who Should Attend

Project Management Office directors and managers, Senior Project Managers, Corporate Vice Presidents, Directors and senior management.  This seminar will benefit anyone who is creating a project management office or has a project office which needs to move from good to great.


Enhance your ability to create and sustain an effective Project Management Office (PMO) through professional development in:

  • How to create an inventory of all projects that are currently being undertaken within the organization
  • Defining the role, responsibilities and structure of a PMO in your organization
  • Understanding why PMOs succeed or fail
  • How to strategically align all organizational and departmental projects
  • Creating a culture that supports a project management environment
  • Implementing strategic project management best practices
  • Maintaining project quality management
  • Understanding issue, change and risk management
  • Developing rewards and recognition
  • Creating a strategic project measurement system
  • Developing and implementing an action plan
  • Knowing how to turn around problem and challenging projects

Continuing Education Contact Hours: 14

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230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000