Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course Overview

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:

Module 1: Introduction to PMOs

  • What is a PMO?
  • PMO Roles
  • Types of PMO

Module 2: Implementing Project Management Concepts

  • Project Management Throughout an Organisation
  • Maximise Verbal and Visual Communication
  • Benefits of Project Management Concepts
  • Barriers to Implementing Project Management Concepts
  • Methods of Implementing Project Management Concepts

Module 3: Project Planning, Risk Analysis, and Issue Management

  • Risk Analysis in Project Planning
  • PMO’s Role in Risk Analysis
  • Risk Register
  • Issues and Issue Management
  • Issue Log
  • Issue Escalation

Module 4: Administrative and Operational Support for Projects

  • Providing Support for Projects
  • Project Support Officer
  • Project Administrator
  • PMO Project Support

Module 5: Mentoring and Consulting Internal and External Teams

  • Imparting PMO Knowledge
  • Consulting with Internal Teams
  • Mentoring Internal Teams
  • Consulting with External Teams
  • Mentoring External Teams

Module 6: Role of a Project Manager and Project Team Member

  • Project Manager’s Role
  • Role of Project Team Members

Module 7: 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 Office Fundamentals Certification Course?

The Project Management Office (PMO) Fundamentals Certification Training Course is designed to provide delegates with a strong foundation in the principles, practices, and processes of PMO in an organisation. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Change Management Professionals
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Stakeholders

Prerequisites of the Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Training Course.

Project Management Office Fundamentals Course Overview

The Project Management Office (PMO) is an important part of everyday organisational success. This course is an integral outline of the basics of PMOs to underscore the importance of PMO activity in modern business. Delegates will gain insights into how significant PMOs are, enabling organisations to thrive in a competitive market.

This course has become an indispensable knowledge tool for any professional across industries. It is the most relevant knowledge for Project Managers, Business Analysts, IT professionals, and Executives keen on optimising project performance and aligning it to meet organisational strategic objectives. It will prepare them with the knowledge and skills required to lead, direct, and streamline project initiatives.

This course by The Knowledge Academy combines a detailed overview of PMO essentials in 1 day. Delegates will explore the PMO principles and best practices case studies that provide practical insight into project governance and performance measurement. They will learn and develop the principles of success through interactive sessions and scenarios based on how success principles work in the organisations where they will have to apply them.

Course Objectives

  • To establish and manage a Project Management Office (PMO)
  • To align PMO objectives with organisational strategy
  • To implement effective project governance and control
  • To enhance project portfolio management
  • To optimise resource allocation and management
  • To implement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for project success
  • To streamline project delivery processes
  • To cultivate a culture of continuous improvement within the PMO

After completing this course, delegates will emerge with a solid foundation in PMO Fundamentals, ready to contribute to their organisation's success. They will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to drive efficiency, effectiveness, and strategic alignment, ultimately advancing their careers.

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What’s included in this Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Project Management Office Fundamentals Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training 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

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

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


Team building opportunity

Our Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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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 training fees for Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Project Management Office Fundamentals Certification Course.
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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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