Guide To Set Up a Project Management Office (PMO)

Checklist and Step By Step Approach to Set Up a Project Management Office

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Mar 31, 2016 · 5 min read

Summary

In the current challenging business environment and slowed economic revival, companies are moving toward business models and in turn delivery models that are predictable, consistent. Businesses are looking for project delivery model that will help them to cut down on cost rather deliver more value within a allocated budget. This is not expected for one or two projects but most projects running across organization. How would organizations be able to achieve this or implement such consistent and predictable project delivery mechanism? Though it is not any innovative solution as such, but companies have identified the responsibility of achieving such project delivery model with project management office (PMO) staff.

Guide to Set up Project Management Office ( PMO )
Guide to Set up Project Management Office ( PMO )

Should My Organization Implement PMO?

Guide to Set Up a Project Management Office (PMO)
Guide to Set Up a Project Management Office (PMO)
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Difficulty in Executing Many Projects- Guide to Set up Project Management Office (PMO)
Difficulty in Executing Many Projects- Guide to Set up Project Management Office (PMO)

Artifacts for PMO Implementation

  • Mission Statement, Objectives and Benefits
  • Outline Type of PMO That Suits Your Organization Short Term & Long Term Plan
  • Roles and Responsibilities of PMO personnel and Associated Resources
  • PMO Framework: Policies, Procedures, Standards, tools and Best Practices
  • PMO Organogram/ Organization Structure
  • PMO Implementation Plan
  • PMO KPIs and Evaluation Methodology for Success

Steps In Setting Up a Project Management Office (PMO)?

  • Assess The Need of Having PMO For Your Organization
  • Assess The Maturity Level of Your Organization In Terms of Current State of PMO
  • Set a Target for Desired State or maturity level of PMO
  • Define a Roadmap and Implementation Plan of PMO
  • Implement/Execute PMO Plan
  • Review and Improve PMO Benefits, Practices Continuously
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Does Your Organization Need a Project Management Office (PMO)
Does Your Organization Need a Project Management Office (PMO)

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