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A PMO is a group inside an organisation that sets, maintains, and upholds project management best practices. The PMO is often a centralised management hub for all projects in the organisation to increase project efficiencies and strategic alignment.
The PMO is gaining popularity across various industries worldwide as stakeholders and decision-makers realise its importance. Research indicates that the median salary for Project Management Officers in Ireland is €130,065 .
This course will give you a fundamental knowledge of the requirements to set up a PMO and a comprehensive understanding of the types, roles, governance, and operational processes within it. Get the tools and resources you need to achieve a higher level of project, programme and portfolio management maturity to deliver lasting results.
By the end of the PMO Essentials course students will understand:
To successfully set up and run a PMO, it is essential to understand the common pitfalls and the best practices to overcome them. Becoming a skilled PMO practitioner allows you to:
If you would like to learn more about how a PMO works, read our article: Project Management Office (PMO).
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The Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the discipline of project, programme and portfolio management. Unlike other organisations, which offer a large variety of training programmes across many functional areas, our focus is purely on project management.
As a result, we attract the highest calibre of international lecturers – who offer invaluable knowledge to our students.
Recent research findings show high-performing PMOs are delivering on multiple aspects across five key dimensions of PMO maturity: governance, integration and alignment, processes, technology and data, and people.
This course will help you learn what are the key attributes of high-performing PMOs and the steps you need to take to establish one, create a positive impact in your organisation and ultimately deliver more successful project outcomes.
Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty composed of a group of subject matter experts with unparalleled proficiency and knowledge in project, programme and portfolio management.
Lecturers range from Project Directors to former Heads of Project Management Certification Authorities.
Our dedicated Student Support team is here to help you stay relevant and connected to achieve your career goals.
Joining the Institute’s community offers you an immersive and engaging learning experience where flexibility and interaction are key. Classroom and virtual learners will gain access to the Institute’s hub where they can find additional resources and connect with other participants to brainstorm, be inspired and share ideas.
The course fees include the access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live expert-led virtual classes, recordings and unlimited support from our Student Support team.
There are no prerequisites to participate in this course. However, a fundamental knowledge of project management methodologies could be helpful.
This course is better suited to candidates with a fundamental knowledge of traditional project management frameworks and some practical experience. The course is suitable for project managers, or any professional working in a PMO or that directly contribute to projects in a regular basis.
The course runs for 1 day, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Yes, the content of this professional diploma in project management programme is suitable for various industry sectors. We have students from different backgrounds – such as engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT and many others – who completed the course successfully.
A recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time, so you do not need to worry about missing a class.
This course curriculum is designed by industry-experts to help you develop practical competences that are so valuable to hiring managers. Attending the PMO Essentials course you will give you knowledge about the best practices used in Project Management Offices.
At the end of this training, you will be able to create a list of actions you can immediately apply to set up and manage a PMO in your organisation.
Successful completion of this course results in a Certification of Completion and 7 Professional Development Units (PDUs).