Best Practices for Designing a Project Management Office

Published On:
September 28, 2015
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A project management office (PMO) is a standardized management structure that provides governance, processes, and shared resources such as methodologies, tools, and techniques to ensure high project success rates. Establishing a PMO is advised when there are more advantages to managing multiple projects and programs under a centralized function rather than separately.

This article looks at designing a project management office—the first of four phases of setting up a PMO—and outlines best practices for the phase.