What is a PMO?

PMO is defined as a permanent organizational unit responsible for the centralized and coordinated management of all projects. Possible tasks include the planning of the project portfolio, the development of project standards and PM strategies, the training of the project staff as well as the monitoring and direct support of individual projects.

Reasons to have a PMO

  • Standardization
  • Data
  • Quality Checks
  • Training & Mentoring
  • Strategic Alignment

Benefits of PMO

  • Improve Visibility/ Increased Accuracy
  • Providing Business Value
  • Strategic Alignment
  • Promote the Portfolio Level Value and Optimization
  • Project Control/ Resource Assistance
  • Consistent Support

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