5 Entry Level Courses for PMO Practitioners

If you’re new to the world of projects, it can be daunting to know where to get started, especially when looking to purchase some training – many can be expensive and time consuming, and it can be difficult to find the right course as someone with little or no experience.

We’re here to help! We’ve compiled a list of 5 online project management courses to get you started…


These are just a few examples of online courses you can complete – and it’s worth looking around for what is available. The great thing about these online courses are that they are an affordable way to complete training, and won’t require you to use your training days as you can work through them at your own pace

So, what next?

If you’re looking for the next step in your professional development – good news! By completing any of the above courses, you will meet the pre-requisites for the Essentials for PMO Analysts certification – which will give you an indepth insight into the essential knowledge and understanding to undertake the role of a PMO Analyst, demonstrate a greater understanding of projects, programmes, portfolios and PMOs, understand and articulate the core roles and responsibilities of a PMO Analyst role and more!

The official pre-requisites guidelines are as follows:

  • Essentials for PMO Administrator
  • A Foundation certificate in either PRAXIS Framework™, APM PFQ ; PMP®, PgMP®, or CAPM AgilePM®, MSP, PRINCE2 Agile, PRINCE2 , PMQ, PM4SD™.
  • Any other Project Management certificate at a Foundation level (including internal or noncertified courses).

If you’re looking to begin your career in projects – why not take a look a look at the Essentials for PMO Administrators course, or download our free eBook How to Get Started in PMO?

If you have any further questions, feel free to get in touch!

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