Creating a Project Management Office Capability

On Demand Webinar Duration 60 Minutes Credits HRCI 1 & SHRM 1 PDCs

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Speaker: Daniel Fay has assisted over 4000 leaders from hundreds of organizations to develop a stronger leadership approach


As organizations strengthen their project management methods, there is still inconsistency in the approach of how individual project managers manage projects. While it may seem important to rely in the PMs capability, a mature organization builds in a consistent approach. It is what you customer expects. A Project Management Office provides this capability

Why should you Attend

In this Webinar, learn about methods to keep project management simple and stupid (KISS), through collaboration and cooperation, by establishing a Project Management Office (PMO) capability. A PMO is a great way for creating consistency in projects, sharing best practices, and keeping PMs up to date on the tools and techniques needed for effective project management.

Learning Objectives

Attending this session, you learn

  • The value and advantages a PMO can have for an organization
  • Steps required to establish and implement a PMO in a way that is beneficial for the organization over time
  • Trends of PMO value production and reasons for these trends
  • Techniques to revitalize and improve the performance of an existing PMO that has fallen short of delivering the intended value for the organization
  • Different views of the role of the PMO and how to define an applicable role based on the organizational environment
  • Models and ways for the PMO to define success and produce value for all stakeholders
  • Importance of periodic evaluations of projects, processes, and competency to provide an objective view of expectations and performance

Areas Covered

  • PMO Overview
  • Establish a PMO – The Need and Business Case
  • Creating the PMO – Roles and Responsibilities
  • PMO Areas of Influence
  • Why PMOs Fail
  • Creating a PMO Action Plan

Who Will Benefit

  • PMO sponsors
  • Project sponsors
  • Someone who has the mandate for a PMO or wants a PMO to exist
  • Someone who runs the PMO
  • Program managers
  • Project managers who need to understand how they support and get support from the PMO
  • Someone actively involved in operating or establishing a PMO

This activity has been approved for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, PHRca, SPHR, GPHR, PHRi and SPHRi recertification through HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

This program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

Your Instructor

Daniel Fay
Daniel Fay

Daniel Fay has assisted over 4000 leaders from hundreds of organizations to develop a stronger leadership approach to managing towards organizational value. He has successfully managed numerous international projects and has conducted programs for over 3000 managers in project management methodologies and leadership principles.

Dan provides a framework to facilitate your experts in creating a management and leadership approach tailored to your organization’s vision and mission. A combination of development and consulting ensures consistency among the key team members without affecting operational capability.

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