PMO for Success

 

Course Duration

2 Days

Delivery Format

Classroom, Virtual Training, Hybrid

*This class is subject to confirmation, a minimum of 3 pax/class is required.

Goals

  • This course will prepare you to:
    • Analyse organisational maturity level in project management
    • Establish requirements of a project management office (PMO)
    • Learn how to staff a PMO
    • Learn how to set up controls to manage a PMO

Audience

  • Managers and above, particularly those involved in projects

Content

    • Topic 1: Introduction
      • Opening remarks
      • Participant introduction and objective of attendance
      • Review of objectives

     

    • Topic 2: Strategic Capability
    • What is strategic change?
    • Identifying strategic portfolio
    • What is portfolio management
    • What is programme management
    • What is project management

     

    • Topic 3: Defining PMO
    • What is PMO?
    • Why PMO?
    • The value of PMO

     

    • Topic 4: Class Workshop 1
    • Is PMO really necessary?
    • PMO organisation structure
    • PMO team member roles and responsibilities
    • Presentation by participants (in teams)

     

    • Topic 5: PMO functions
    • Evolution of PMO models
    • Organising PMO
    • PMO tools

     

    • Topic 6: Class Workshop 2
    • Case study: PMO Implementation

     

    • Topic 7: Defining Success
    • Organisation’s perspective of success
    • User’s perspective of success
    • Performance measurement

     

    • Topic 8: Implementing PMO
    • Scope management and maintaining a master schedule
    • Producing a project manager’s toolbox
    • Creating customized scalable templates
    • Creating a shared resource pool

     

    • Topic 9: Class Workshop 3
    • Assess current and past project/programme/portfolio management history
    • Prepare a cause and effect analysis with fishbone/Ishikawa diagram

     

    • Topic 10: PMO Principles
    • An overview
    • Processes and governance
    • Continuous improvement programme

     

    • Topic 11: Class Workshop 4
    • Develop an executive proposal to set up a PMO in the organisation

     

    • Topic 12: Closing Remarks

Notes

  • This course is the recommended entry point to the SAP S/4HANA curriculum for learners without SAP ERP background knowledge.
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