PMO Management

At Level Three of the PMO career path, the focuses switching to the management of PMOs.

Level Two roles include PMO Managers and PMO Leads and at this level we see PMO Managers working in Portfolio Management Offices; Programme Offices and Project Offices so learning and development at this level covers all of these.

Depending on the type of PMO bring managed there will be different levels of seniority involved, for example, a manager of a Portfolio Office would likely be more experienced than that of a manager of a Project Office.

 

Recommended Courses for Level Three Learners

Level Three courses are specifically selected for their focus on developing practitioners who manage a PMO and are looking to develop their skills around managing larger, more complex PMO operations and their own leadership skills.

AIPMO IPMO-Practitioner

The AIPMO IPMO-Practitioner certification course is perfect for PMO Managers who are managing one PMO within the business.

The course is all optimising the PMO and delivering the biggest benefits to the organisation.

Using the PMO Lifecycle Framework throughout the course, learners are also working with a case study throughout the maximise the practical takeaways for the course.

It’s also a great course to bring in-house for managers of PMOs across the business as well as joining an open public schedule and meeting other PMO Managers.

This is a five-day course and includes the examination on the final day.

It’s a course which is certified by the Assocation for International PMOs (AIPMO), so you’ll receive a formal qualification and a certification if you pass the course.

The AIPMO Practitioner is the most indepth course you can do if you’re currently managing a single PMO.

With this course:

  • You’ll learn about evolving and advancing your PMO.
  • You’ll gain a deep understanding of how to optimise PMO services in the PMO.
  • You’ll learn about advanced topics in project, programme and portfolios and how to incorporate them into the PMO.

 

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P3O Practitioner

The P3O Practitioner course is the follow on to P3O Foundation – you must have already passed your Foundation level before taking this course.

This is a two-day course and includes the examination on the final day.

It’s a course which is certified by Peoplecert and AXELOS, so you’ll receive a formal qualification and a certification if you pass the course.

With this course:

  • You’ll focus on the high level of how to implement and operate a P3O.
  • You’ll gain an understanding of the current best practice of using certain tools and techniques across project, programme and portfolio type PMOs.
  • You’ll gain a greater understanding of the P3O roles that exist.

PMO practitioners often taken this course alongside the P3O Foundation, making it a 5 day course in total.

 

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PPSO Advanced Practitioner

The PPSO Advanced Practitioner course is the follow on course from the Essentials. You need to have completed the Essentials course in order to do the Advanced Practitioner.

This course is currently only carried out in-house by PMO Learning.

It’s a five days course and includes the written examination on the final day.

The course is certified by the British Computer Society (BCS) so you’ll receive a formal qualification and a certification if you pass the course.

With this course:

  • You’ll learn about how to set up Programme and Project Offices.
  • You’ll gain an understanding of the advanced tools and techniques you’ll need to put in place a successful PMO.
  • Additional focus on keeping the PMO current.
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Specialist PMO Courses

PMO Learning has a number of specialist PMO courses – with more being added all the time.

Our specialist courses are designed to meet specific challenge areas PMO practitioners have.

Courses include areas such as Agile PMO; Benefits Management; Coaching and Setting Up PMOs.

Our specialist courses tend to be one or two days long and are available both in the open public schedules and available in-house.

Courses are created by PMO Learning alongside leading experts in their field to create unique and practical classes totally focused on the PMO profession.

 

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Level 3 Learners

Read more about IPM-Practitioner
Find Out About IPMO Practitioner & P3O Practitioner
Find out more about Lean-Agile PMO
Getting Started With AIPMO and the Certifications
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