• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–5 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

None.

About this course

What is a PMO, and how does it work?

This course focuses on the Project Management Office (PMO) and the governance techniques used to monitor and control the delivery of projects and programs.

You’ll learn all about Portfolio management and the different kinds of PMOs in use today. You’ll also explore various approaches for building, maintaining and closing a PMO, as well as monitoring techniques to ensure that projects are completed successfully.

What you'll learn


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain what a PMO is and why it exists
  • Describe how a PMO works within the broader organization
  • Identify and describe high-level strategies to set up, maintain, and wind down a PMO Understand the techniques to intake, prioritize, and select projects and programs so that they align with the organization's overall business strategy

Meet your instructors

Luke Panezich
Instructor of Project Management
University of Washington

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