Building and Maintaining a High Performing PMO Team

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One of the key responsibilities for any PMO Manager and PMO Director is making sure they have a great PMO team. It’s crucial for any PMO in organisations today that they have the right people within the team in order to provide the right services to ensure that projects and programmes succeed. People make projects …

PMO Administrators and PMO Managers: The Relationship

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In this article, we take a look at two different roles in the PMO and explore the symbolic relationship that sees them both working together to enable the smooth operation of the PMO. First, we take a look at each of the roles and then look closer at how they work together and what they …

The Top Five Pain Points for PMO Managers

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Monday morning rolls around again and it’s going to be another busy week packed with projects, deadlines, meetings, people! For many PMO Managers, a busy productive week is one of the reasons why this career path is right for them, however, we know it is not always plain sailing, and it can be fraught and …

PMO Analyst, PMO Lead, PMO Manager – What’s the Difference?

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There are a huge number of different roles to be found within the PMO, often with similar titles, and it can be confusing to distinguish the difference between these roles and their relevant responsibilities. This post will take a look at three different PMO roles – the PMO Analyst, the PMO Lead, and the PMO …

PMO Services and How They are Delivered by PMO Managers

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PMO services refer to the range of activities and support functions provided by a PMO to facilitate effective project, programme and portfolio management within an organisation. There are many different PMO services which can be offered for example, governance, assurance, reporting, knowledge management and so on. The PMO Manager role is all about taking responsibility …

PMO Course Deep-Dive – Essentials for PMO Managers

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In this series of blogs, we are taking a deep dive into our courses and giving you a taste of the course materials that we use by selecting one area of the training course syllabus. The Essentials for PMO Managers course launched last year from the House of PMO has quickly become popular. It is …

Top 15 Must-Have Skills for Effective PMO Managers

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This week we are focusing on PMO Managers, and we are taking a look at the key skills they need to perform their role effectively. These skills are outlined in the Competency Framework and highlighted in the Essentials for PMO Managers course.  The purpose of the PMO Manager role is to set up, run, transform, …

Why Should You Do the Essentials for PMO Managers Course?

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Last year the House of PMO launched the third instalment of the Essentials qualifications with the Essentials for PMO Managers course. The course is aimed at current PMO Managers or leads or those new and moving into the role such as PMO Analysts. The aim of the course is to give those who take it …

The Top 5 Things Every PMO Manager Should Know!

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These past couple of weeks we have been focusing on PMO Managers! One of the main purposes of the PMO Manager is to set up, run, transform, and close an office that supports P3M delivery and capability. There are also a lot of key responsibilities of a PMO Manager, which are outlined in the Essentials …

The Key Responsibilities of a PMO Manager

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If you’re reading this article right now, perhaps you’re already a PMO Manager; just checking to see if your current responsibilities align with industry-recognised responsibilities. Maybe you’re thinking about becoming a PMO Manager – you’re likely to be a PMO Analyst looking to step up – or maybe a current delivery manager – Project Manager …

Reflections on 2022!

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As the end of another year approaches, it’s natural to look back and reflect on the events and experiences of the past 12 months. For many of us, the past year has been marked by significant challenges and changes, as well as moments of triumph and growth. As we bid farewell to 2022 and prepare …

Justifying your P3O® Foundation Training

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You’re ready to embark on some PMO training. All you need to do now is get the agreement from your manager and you’re ready to go. Sometimes we all need a little help trying to influence and negotiate ourselves through a challenge like this. How can I get the time away from the office? How …

Introduction to the Role of the PMO Manager

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On the 15th September, we hosted the Introduction to the Role of a PMO Manager Webinar. We met with PMO Learning Director and discussed the role of a PMO Manager and their day to day responsibilities. We also looked at how you can develop into a PMO Manager and what behaviours and skills you will …

How to Get Started as a PMO Manager eBook

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We’re excited to launch the third installment in our ebook series – How to Get Started as a PMO Manager eBook. Fill in your details below to gain access! Find out more about PMO Manager roles, take a look at a day in the life of a PMO Manager, learn the typical skills and behaviours …

Introduction to the Role of a PMO Manager Webinar

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  0207 164 6901 | hello@pmolearning.co.uk   It’s not too late to register for our Introduction to the Role of a PMO Manager Webinar, taking place tomorrow 12pm BST. In this new webinar from PMO Learning, we look closer at the role of the PMO Manager. We will take a look at the day-to-day role the …

PMO Manager Career Path

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I’ve been working as a PMO Manager for a number of years now and I want to progress further into portfolio level PMOs, getting involved in strategy execution and generally working at a more senior level. What do I need to consider to make this transition? As well you know, there are many different types …