Your First Steps as a PMO Administrator

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Stepping into the role of a PMO Administrator marks the beginning of an exciting career filled with opportunities, challenges, and growth. This blog hopes to provide you with the essential insights and advice you need to succeed in your new role. Here are some of the main things you need to think about when looking …

Microlearning

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What is microlearning? Microlearning is an approach to learning new information in small bite-sized chunks. Typically, microlearning is in short bursts under 10 minutes, and can be as short as one minute. Below are some microlearning content examples: Short videos Audio (short snippets of speech or music) Images (photos, illustrations) Text (phrases, short paragraphs) Tests …

Bringing Benefits Management to You with an In-House Course

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In today’s dynamic and competitive business environment, organisations face constant challenges that require skilled and adaptable teams to navigate successfully. One strategic approach to enhancing team performance is through investing in training courses which you bring in-house so the team learns together. Courses like a benefits management course for example can be tailored to meet …

Lunch and Learn – Learning as a PMO Team

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In this Lunch and Learn, Eileen discusses the benefits of in-house training courses for teams within an organisation. If you have six or more members of staff at your organisation wanting to take the same PMO course, you can run it internally at your location or virtually. It is much more cost and time-effective to …

Key Behaviours of a PMO Administrator

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The role of the PMO Administrator is pivotal in the successful execution of projects within an organisation. The responsibilities of a PMO Administrator are outlined in the PMO Competency Framework and the Essentials for PMO Administrator course. Some of these responsibilities include; Providing a comprehensive administrative service including assisting in setting up workshops, and meetings, …

Edinburgh PMO Conference 2023

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Last week we had the pleasure of exhibiting at the PMO Conference in Edinburgh. We have been attending and exhibiting the PMO conference in both London and Edinburgh for a number of years now. It’s great to see the conference growing with more delegates and exhibitors than ever before. We had some great conversations around …

10 Scary Things That Can Happen in PMO

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A PMO plays a pivotal role in ensuring that an organisation’s objectives are met efficiently and effectively in projects. A PMO provides a variety of crucial and important elements including standardisation and consistency across project management practices, to ensure that all projects across an organisation have a higher chance of success. A PMO also aids …

Lunch and Learn – PMO Roadmap

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On the 6th of October, we met with Eileen for another Lunch and Learn to discuss the topic of the PMO Roadmap. These webinar-style sessions are designed to help PMO practitioners improve their understanding of the PMO environment. If you want to view our previous Lunch and Learn webinars, click here. The purpose of this …

The Power of Value Streams in PMO

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PMO Learning training specialist Charles Shore sat down with our Agile trainer Jon Ward to discuss the new course Continuous Improvement in the PMO Using Value Streams Jon Ward has over 30 years of experience working internationally as an enterprise coach and is also the trainer who delivers PMO Learning’s Lean-Agile PMO course. For anyone …

5 Things That Every PMO Professional Can Do This Autumn

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It’s coming to the end of August which means it’s nearly time for kids to go back to school, Autumn is approaching so the leaves are changing, and the air becomes crisper. It’s also a busy work period working towards the end of the year, and as the pace of work intensifies, it’s important to …

3 Problems You May Not Know You Have in Your PMO!

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Identifying problems within your team or business isn’t always easy and the problem may not be obvious from the start. It isn’t uncommon in businesses that problems go unnoticed until it’s been around for a while or starts to cause severe damage. At that point, you and your colleagues may find yourselves scrambling to find …