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Project Management Office (PMO) Fundamentals Course Outline

This 1-day Project Management Office Fundamentals course is designed to equip delegates with a working understanding of how PMOs function, their role within an organisation, and the potential benefits of implementing PMO and project management concepts outside the direct project environment. The topics covered on this course include:

  • Introduction to PMOs

    • What is a PMO?
    • PMO Roles
    • Types of PMO
  • Implementing Project Management Concepts

    • Project Management Throughout an Organisation
    • Maximise Visual and Verbal Communication
    • Benefits of Project Management Concepts
    • Barriers to Implementing Project Management Concepts
    • Methods of Implementing Project Management Concepts
  • Project Planning, Risk Analysis, and Issue Management

    • Risk Analysis in Project Planning
    • The PMO’s Role in Risk Analysis
    • The Risk Register
    • Issues and Issue Management
    • The Issue Log
    • Issue Escalation
  • Administrative and Operational Support for Projects

    • Providing Support for Projects
    • Project Support Officer
    • Project Administrator
    • PMO Project Support
  • Mentoring and Consulting Internal and External Teams

    • Imparting PMO Knowledge
    • Consulting with Internal Teams
    • Mentoring Internal Teams
    • Consulting with External Teams
    • Mentoring External Teams
  • Understanding the Role of a Project Manager and Project Team Member

    • The Project Manager’s Role
    • The Role of Project Team Members
  • Organising the Structure of Project Management in the Office

    • Types of PMO Structure
    • How a PMO is Organised Within an Organisation’s Infrastructure

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Who should attend this Project Management Training Course?

The target audience for this course includes individuals with project management knowledge, preferably those with experience as Project Managers. However, anyone who is interested in developing their Project Management skills, works with or is interested in a PMO, or is using internal or external PMO consultants may also benefit from attending this course.


There are no formal prerequisites for taking this PMO Fundamentals course.

Project Management Office (PMO) Fundamentals Course Overview

This 1-day Project Management Office Fundamentals course, delivered by The Knowledge Academy’s experience trainers, is designed to give delegates a full and complete understanding of the principles behind a PMO. The course aims to provide a clear and simple explanation of PMO basics, including the roles in a PMO, its purpose and operating practices, and how a PMO can help an organisation improve its project management principles. Delegates will also learn how to use a PMO to ensure that projects are adhering to best practices, as well as how to monitor and guide projects so that they complement and further the objectives of the organisation in question.

Written with Project Managers in mind, this course is aimed at individuals with previous experience of working on project teams (preferably as a Project Manager) who wish to enhance and diversify their knowledge of projects. This course does not include an examination, but is intended to furnish delegates with the necessary skills for joining or even starting a PMO in their organisation.

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What's included in this Project Management Training Course?

This training course includes:

  • The Knowledge Academy's Project Management Office (PMO) Fundamentals Courseware
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Completion Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during, and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, manual, experienced instructor, and refreshments.
This course is [1] day(s).
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda, and payment receipts.
Learning about PMOs will give you the opportunity to utilise your project management skills on a larger scale, and demonstrate your ambition and drive to further your organisation’s goals to your superiors.
No, this PMO Fundamentals course does not include an examination. However, delegates will be given a certificate of completion upon successfully finishing this 1-day course.
While project team members would benefit from learning about PMO principles, we recommend that delegates have at least some direct experience as a Project Manager before attending, so that they are in a position to best understand and implement the concepts of a PMO within their organisation
Our friendly support team will be available by both phone and email to answer your questions or help address any concerns you may have, before, during, and after the course. Additionally, on the day of the course, trainers will be happy to take questions and explain concepts as needed to ensure your full comprehension of the material covered.
The price for Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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