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.
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
- Course 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.
- Language(s) [?]
- Portuguese, English and Spanish.
- Provided by the contractor. Worldwide attendance.
- Certification and PDU [?]
- All training participants will receive a participation certificate with 16 PMI's PDUs.
(PMI R.E.P. activity number: Macro001)
Teaching Methodology Top ↑
Macrosolutions had developed the market's most awarded dynamics, concerning the projects training.
In this course, the following dynamics will be used:
The courseware to be received by the students will consist of slides, articles and lists of exercises, and it may also contain the following special products by Ricardo Vargas:
- 5 Minutes PM Videocast. Practical classes with Ricardo Vargas. DVD distributed worldwide by Microsoft that celebrates the Microsoft Project 2010 launch.
Exclusive student access area
In addition to the exclusive printed material, all participants will have access to the courseware’s electronic version, to the files of exercises and to the work done in the classroom.
The access is given through the restricted site that is available and prepared by the Macrosolutions team considering each course that we provide. This initiative is a pioneer in the educational market and also anticipates trends related to the documents’ electronic management
Training basic program
- ‣ Course opening
- 1. Projects Success and Failure
- Project Management overview
- Projects Success Reasons
- Projects Major Failure causes
- Project Management Myths
- 2. Organizational structures and their influences into the PMO creation
- Functional structure
- Weak matrix structure
- Balanced matrix structure
- Strong matrix structure
- Projectized Structure
- 3. Project Management Office
- Project Management Offices’ Functions and Profile
- The several types of PMO: Individual, Departmental and Corporate
- PMO and portfolio management
- 4. PMO’s Scope of work
- GAP Analysis
- Tactical PMO x Strategic PMO
- 5. PMO and Portfolio Management
- The portfolio management benefits
- Portfolio management tools and metrics
- Organizational strategy
- Corporate Governance
- 6. PMO and the project management maturity models
- Simplified Kerzner
- ESI Model
- Berkley Model
- Macrosolutions’ Model
- 7. Project Management Office Implementation
- GAP Analysis
- Process Flow Definition
- Communication’s Flow and Models
- Pilot Project and Proof of Concept
- Results Assessment
- 8. PMO Planning and Administration
- Identification of the company’s maturity level
- Methodologies, software and standards selection
- Metrics and results
- Portfolio risks’ integrated management
- ‣ Course close-out
Supported standards and methodologies
Project Management Institute (PMI) PMBOK® Guide Yes PMI Practice Standard for Estimating Yes PMI Practice Standard for Earned Value Management — PMI Practice Standard for Configuration Management Yes PMI Practice Standard for Risk Management Yes PMI Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structure Yes PMI Practice Standard for Scheduling Yes PMI Standard for Portfolio Management Yes PMI Standard for Program Management Yes PMI Project Manager Development Competency Framework Yes Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3)® Yes UK Office of Government Commerce (OGC) PRINCE2 (Projects in Controlled Environments) Yes MSP (Managing Successful Programmes) Yes M_O_R (Management of Risks) Yes P3M3 (Portfolio, Programme, and Project Management Maturity Model) Yes P3O (Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices) — MoP (Management of Portfolios) Yes MoV (Management of Value) Yes Scrum Alliance Scrum Methodology Yes International Project Management Association (IPMA) ICB® IPMA Competence Baseline Yes