Facilitation – Workshop Techniques for the PMO

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There’s a bit in the P3O guidance that states: To be successful, programme and projects require a shared understanding of their objectives, teamwork and effective decision-making. Programme and project decisions by their nature are contributed to by groups of people in meetings or workshops. However, the ineffective management of workshops can lead to wasted management …

How to Use Your Training in Your PMO CV and PMO Interview

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For many PMO practitioners right now there has been a need to make sure their training is up to date and they have something to put on their CV. That might sound harsh but when the employment market is in flux and jobs are under threat it tends to concentrate the mind a bit. In …

Preparing for Your PMO Interview

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There are three popular types of interviewing within project management and PMO: Traditional CV-based approach Competency-based interviews Scenario-based questioning Traditional Interviews The traditional approach concentrates on the skills and experiences you have presented on the CV. The interviewer will want to delve into some of the details of the role you performed – what type …

The Centre of Excellence PMO

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It’s one of those PMOs that no-one ever seems to see these days – think, when was the last time you saw a Centre of Excellence type PMO in an organisation, or met anyone who said they worked in one? Back in the day they were a prominent feature of the PMO landscape – but …

Refreshed Lean-Agile PMO

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The Lean-Agile PMO course from PMO Learning has been a popular course over the last few years and now it’s been refreshed to make sure it’s in line with all the changes we’ve seen over those two years. The PMO continues to support an hybrid portfolio of projects and programmes – some Agile led, others …

Strategic Alignment in Enterprise-Wide Portfolio Management

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In PMO Learning’s latest course – Effective Enterprise Wide Portfolio Management – there are a number of different theories to learn about across six different parts of the framework. The course focuses on theory first and then onto to practical application with real-life examples – the emphasis is on devising an individual roadmap for you …

Improving Portfolio Management

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The world of the PMO is constantly changing – one of the more recent additions to its services is Enterprise-wide Portfolio Management According to the most recent Gartner study (Gartner Magic Quadrant for PPM May 2019), by 2023, 80% of organisations will have an enterprise project, programme or product management office (PMO). It is only …