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PMO Project Management Office - AIPMO IPMO-Expert Certification (IPMO-E)  [P-PMOE4]


Course topic

The course covers topics within strategy formulation and strategy execution especially frameworks, organizational design, PMO topologies and PMO services topologies. During the course any attendee can use their own organization’s PMO environment as input to the assessment of PMOs guided by AIPMO’s framework which uses multiple techniques. This work is then further developed as part of the day long workshop where if you chose you can develop your organization’s strategic design and optimized PMO topology/PMO services topology. Thought out the course the content of AIPMO’s Body of Knowledge is covered which will comprise of a series of books covering PMO Principles, Portfolio, Program and Project Principles, PPP/PMO Techniques and Tools, PMO Services and Capabilities, PMO standard plus references to other books.

Training Objectives

  • Understand the value of the AIPMO Strategic Life-cycle framework® and how to apply it
  • Know how to create and implement an enterprise PMO Strategy
  • Work-through your PMO related organizational issues, develop a high-level PMO topology and PMO Services for your organization and get expert feedback on the process and outcome
  • Describe the different roles of PMOs in a single and networked context and across different levels of the organization
  • Understand PMO maturity and get insights into AIPMO’s new principle-based PMO Maturity model for one or more PMOs
  • Ability to use new frameworks like ‘strategy under uncertainty’ and apply them within the context of your organization
  • Understand the competencies required for the different levels of PMO responsibilities including the roles of project, program and functional managers
  • Understand how to spot and support under-performing PMOs
  • PMO Principles book and on-line access to AIPMO’s new ‘PMO Services and Capabilities’ book with over 200 PMO Services

Training Preconditions

  • 10 years of experience in project/program management
  • 5 year plus as a PMO manager and/or PMO Director
  • IPMO-P® certification, or PMI® PMP® (or higher i.e., PgMP®) or Prince2® (or higher i.e., MSP® or IPMA® (Levels C or higher i.e., B or A).
  • Educated min. degree level, ideally MSc/MBA or DBA/PhD

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Target group

  • PMO Directors
  • PMO Managers and advanced PMO Core team
  • Senior project/program management professionals
  • Senior consultants involved in projects and/or organizational change
  • Project/program/portfolio managers with expertise in PMOs


  • Exam given at the end of the course moderated by the instructor
  • Open book exam 100 multiple choice questions
  • Duration 2 hours


Course materials

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PMO Principles book



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Early bird discount

If you book your course more than 4 months in advance you will get a rebate of 10% on the course fee.

Volume discount

Motivate your colleagues. Already with 3 people in the same course and simultaneous registration we grant interesting discounts on the course fees:

  • 3 persons on the same course date 10%
  • 4 persons on the same course date 15%
  • 5 persons on the same course date 20%

The discounts are not cumulative - it is always the highest that counts.

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