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Certified PMO Professional

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Course Overview

The "Certified PMO Manager" course is a comprehensive 5-day program designed to equip PMO Managers, Senior Project Managers, and similar roles with advanced skills in PMO leadership, project and portfolio management, governance, risk compliance, and quality control. Participants will engage in detailed modules covering PMO setup, strategic project integration, advanced resource coordination, leadership and team dynamics, governance frameworks, and innovative PMO practices. The course blends theoretical knowledge with practical workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions to ensure participants can apply what they've learned directly to their work environments, preparing them for the challenges of managing and evolving PMOs in dynamic organizational landscapes.

Key Takeaways

Participants will learn how to design and implement a PMO structure that aligns with organizational objectives, understanding the strategic role of PMOs in project success.
Learners will gain advanced techniques in managing project portfolios, optimizing resource allocation, and effectively balancing project demand with organizational capacity.
Attendees will develop the ability to establish robust governance frameworks, ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards, and apply quality management principles to improve project outcomes.
Participants will enhance their leadership skills, learn strategies for conflict resolution, and understand how to build and sustain high-performing project teams.
Learners will be equipped with strategies for managing and leading change within their organizations, incorporating innovation into PMO practices, and preparing for future challenges in project management.

International Academy of Business and Financial Management
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The International Academy of Business and Financial Management™ is one of the world’s fastest growing professional association with more than 200,000 members, associates and affiliates in 145 countries. IABFM™ hosts and organizes certification training worldwide and offers exclusive board designations to candidates who meet the highest professional standards and assessment criteria. The IABFM is credited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) the International Standards setting authority.

Course Outline

Day 1: PMO Fundamentals and Operations
PMO Purpose and Alignment

Explore PMO's strategic role and alignment with corporate objectives.


Designing the PMO Structure

Hands-on module on designing a PMO to fit organizational needs, considering various PMO models.

Project Integration Management

Techniques for ensuring project alignment and integration within the PMO.

Stakeholder Identification and Analysis

Interactive session on mapping stakeholders and their influence on project success.

Day 2: Advanced Project Portfolio Management and Resource Coordination
Portfolio Optimization

Advanced strategies for project selection and prioritization.

Demand Management

Balancing project demand with organizational capacity.

Resource Management Techniques

Deep dive into resource planning, allocation, and leveling for optimum efficiency.

Effective Communication Strategies

Developing communication plans tailored to diverse stakeholder needs.

Day 3: Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Quality Control
PMO Governance

Establishing a governance framework to support decision-making and project oversight.

Compliance and Ethical Management

Ensuring projects adhere to legal and ethical standards.

Risk Management Frameworks

Implementing comprehensive risk identification, assessment, and mitigation strategies.

Quality Management in Projects

Applying quality standards and continuous improvement mechanisms to PMO projects.

Day 4: Leadership, Team Dynamics, and Talent Management
Leadership in PMO

Cultivating leadership qualities for managing PMOs and driving project success.

Conflict Resolution and Negotiation

Mastering conflict resolution techniques to foster team collaboration.

Team Dynamics and Management

Strategies for building and sustaining effective project teams.

Talent Development and Retention

Creating a talent management plan for professional growth within the PMO.

Day 5: Change Management, Innovation, and PMO Evolution
Strategic Change Management

Applying models and strategies for effective change within projects and the organization.

PMO Role in Organizational Change

Positioning the PMO as a key driver in organizational transformation efforts.

Embracing Innovation in PMO

Incorporating innovative practices and technologies to enhance PMO value.

Future of PMO

Exploring evolving trends in project management and preparing for future challenges.

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
→ PMO/PM/PgM/PfM professionals
→ Managers, project stakeholders and PMOs
→ Senior consultants involved in projects and/or organizational change
→ PMO/Project/Program/Portfolio beneficiaries and sponsors
→ Directors of projects and programs
→ Members of PMO core teams

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What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
The deadline to register for a public course is 14 days before the course starts. Kindly note that occasionally we do accept late registrations as well, but this needs to be confirmed with the project manager of the training program or with our registration desk that can be reached at +1071 4 1075 5711 or [email protected].
What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.