PMO – Project Management Office

Learn the secrets of a successful project management office with someone who has designed more than one hundred PMOs worldwide.

The purpose of the training is to qualify students in the PMO’s creation and implementation presenting the processes and best practices that have helped the organizations to increase the chances of success in your projects.

We will discuss the project manager and project team roles in the transition between the individual projects management and the project management conducted in a centralized manner. It will be discussed the importance of ensuring that aggregated projects and programs results are aligned with the strategic objectives of the organization’s project portfolio.

Training content

At the end of the course the student will be able to:

  • Distinguish projects from process
  • Understand the main features of a successful project manager
  • Decompose the project scope through the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • Develop feasible schedules and identify the project's critical path
  • Identify and describe the project major risks (threats and opportunities)
  • Distinguish standards and quality requirements
  • Identify and resolve resource allocation problems
  • Develop effective reports to communicate the main points of the project
  • Identify the main changes sources for the project control execution
  • Reduce time through Compression and Fast Tracking method

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Fact sheet

Estimated duration [?]

16 hours

Number of participants

Minimum 20 students per class

Target audience

Project managers, project team members, sponsors and others stakeholders interested in the project management process.


Advanced project management knowledge.

Languages [?]

Portuguese, English and Spanish.


Provided by the contractor. Worldwide attendance.

Number of PDU Provided [?]

16 Professional Development Units (PDUs) are the measuring units issued by the Project Management Institute for the credential holders.

Supported standards and methodologies

Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • PMBOK® Guide
  • PMI Practice Standard for Estimating
  • PMI Practice Standard for Configuration Management
  • PMI Practice Standard for Risk Management
  • PMI Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structure
  • PMI Practice Standard for Scheduling
  • PMI Standard for Portfolio Management
  • PMI Standard for Program Management
  • PMI Project Manager Development Competency Framework
  • Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3)®
Axelos / UK Office of Government Commerce (OGC)
  • MSP (Managing Successful Programmes)
  • M_O_R (Management of Risks)
  • P3M3 (Portfolio, Programme, and Project Management Maturity Model)
  • MoP (Management of Portfolios)
  • MoV (Management of Value)
Scrum Alliance
  • Scrum Methodology
International Project Management Association (IPMA)
  • ICB® IPMA Competence Baseline