Project Management Office (PMO)

Responsibilities of a PMO

Key Points about PMO

  • An organizational entity or department that oversees and mentors groups of projects
  • Responsible for setting up policies and standards for the projects
  • Implements a common project management methodology across projects
  • Checks project performance against the organization’s standards
  • Manages interdependencies, facilitates communication
  • Manages shared resources among projects
  • Disseminates lessons learned and best practices
  • Provides standardized tools and templates
  • Provides mentoring and coaching to project managers
  • Reviews and consolidates project reports