The Value-Driven PMO

Today’s successful PMOs are being replicated across other organizational business units and many are rapidly evolving into Enterprise PMOs. From decades of working with corporate leadership, J. Kent Crawford, PMP, PMI Fellow, will share how your PMO should evolve into a highly valued Demand Management Office.

Interweaving the latest concepts of governance, portfolio management, resource optimization, and organizational performance measurement, this program presents what your corporate leadership expects and demands from your Project Management Office.

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Key Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the top ten functions of the strategic PMO

  • Explain how demand management is managed within each of the three types of PMOs

  • Identify how to align the Strategic PMO with your organization’s business needs

  • Analyze the governance contributions from various levels of the organization

  • Identify how an effective PMO will add business value

  • Illustrate ways to measure the effectiveness of the Strategic PMO 

Course Outline

Day 1:

  • The PMO – Latest Research

  • The PMO is Becoming a Demand Management Office

  • Governance

  • Resource Optimization

Day 2:

  • Portfolio Management

  • Performance Measurement

  • Best Practices

  • A Plan of Action