Roles and Opportunities in PMO

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Eileen Roden, Consulting Director at PMO Learning, presented a current view of ‘what PMOs do’ as their role becomes more accepted and established across industries and sectors and the skills required by those working in PMOs.  We’re hoping the session inspires you and your PMO to be the best they can be for your organisation. …

Emerging Roles in PMO

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A few months back we were asked to pull together some editorial about PMOs for a business supplement which goes out with the Sunday Telegraph. It’s the second time we’ve been asked because, I guess you could say, running a PMO training business alongside PMO Flashmob and the anuual PMO Conference, we might have something …

What’s On Your PMO Whiteboard?

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We piloted the Setting Up a PMO course last week in London (the course was a great success and the next one takes place in November, take a look). The course was a real eye-opener for me – and that’s from someone who’s been around PMOs for a long time now, just goes to show …

PMO Services – Benefits Management

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The PMO service catalogue has the potential to be quite a hefty offering. In P3O there are 28 services (detailed in Appendix F, the PMO favourite) and if we add to that all the organisational specific services that might also be carried out by the PMO, that could be a lot of work! PMO Learning’s …

P3O®, From the Author

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If you work in PMOs, it’s likely that you’ve heard of the AXELOS P3O Best Management Practice and certifications, and if you haven’t – you should have! The P3O (that’s Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices) guide and associated Foundation and Practitioner certifications, are the most popular and widespread PMO certifications in the UK. The Foundation …

What is a PMO Director?

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It’s an interesting title the PMO Director. Interesting in that it very rarely exists in the employment market. It is much more common to see something like Head of Project Management; Director of Strategic Delivery; Enterprise PMO Manager, even Programme Director or Project Director. In other words, it’s a title that shows it’s a senior …

PMO Learning Sponsors Project:Hack

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PMO Learning is sponsoring the fourth Project:Hack event in London this October. The weekend event is all about bringing together the project management community and the data science community – together, they produce great insights over the two days. It’s the third time we have sponsored it because we believe PMOs are at the heart …

When is a Project, a Project?

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Setting up a PMO is often one of the first steps of establishing formal Project Management within an organisation – whether that be at department, division or organisation level.  The role of the PMO can vary from simple reporting to developing project delivery capability, but one of the foundation stones is a project delivery framework …