AIPMO IPMO-F (Foundation)
Dubai, UAE
19 – 22 April 2020

ABOUT THE AIPMO IPMO-F (FOUNDATION) CERTIFICATION

The International Project Management Officer (IPMO)® is the most important industry-recognized certifications series for professionals working in or associated with PMO activities and services.

The Foundation level certification is targeted at the PMO team member, project team member and any stakeholder involved in a project. It sets the foundational knowledge required to understand the mechanics of projects, programs, portfolios and PMOs, and how to become a competent PMO team member of a project, program, portfolio, and PMO.

Certified IPMO Foundation members have demonstrated, through a combination of formal training and competency assessment, that they have both PMO knowledge and skills within one or more PMOs.

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The AIPMO is a professional association for PMO, Project, Programme, and Portfolio Management Office leaders, managers and staff who define, establish, run or work in PMOs across different industry sectors.

The AIPMO is actively involved in the continuous process of improving the approaches and methods needed in PMOs and promotes the participation of institutions, corporations, academic organisations, associations, professionals, and operators in the field of PMO.The IPMO certifications from AIPMO are for leaders; managers and core PMO team members in Project, Programme and Portfolio Offices responsible for the business justification, design, set up, running and retirement of PMOs.

AIPMO’s mission is to advance the understanding, design and implementation of high performing single, group and enterprise PMOs, through the certification of proven PMO capabilities based on its IPMO Body of Knowledge.

If you are involved in the running, monitoring and controlling of a PMO, the IPMO-P course is perfect for you.

This course brings together the latest in research and best practices into a PMO lifecycle framework that focuses on PMO capabilities especially for projects programs and portfolios; your role(s) in running, monitoring and controlling a PMO; and what exactly is PMO success, PMO maturity; and how both are connected, including their influences on project success.

You will learn to view PMOs in terms of services and the associated supporting capabilities (tools and techniques coupled with personal competencies). A core set of PMO capabilities are covered including the techniques and the personal competencies required per capability. This course is also designed to be hands-on, encompasses the day-to-day operational aspects of PMOs by detailing the challenges and best practices to improve the running, monitoring and controlling of a PMO. You will walk through the PMO documentation plan to gain an understanding of the key PMO document deliverables some of which are external to the PMO and others which are generated as part of the PMO lifecycle. Your focus will be on the six registers that a PMO is responsible for, the PMO services and capabilities catalog, PMO operational handbook, PMO reports, component reports, and change requests.

During the course, there are many exercises as well as a course-long case study that can be used to help to embed both PMO and project concepts in a story based industry example

  • PMO/Project/Program/Portfolio team members
  • Junior PMO or project managers
  • Project team members involved in the PMO related activities
  • Project/program/portfolio managers with some experience in PMOs
  • Any project or PMO stakeholder wishing to better understand how to run, monitor and control a high performing PMO
  • Lecture
  • Team exercises
  • Group discussions
  • Detailed four-day Simulation Case Study
  • Presentations and role play
  • Exam preparation
  • Exam – 1 hour with 50 multiple choice questions
  • Understand how PMOs fit into the world of projects, programs, and portfolios
  • Understand the benefits of viewing PMOs in terms of services
  • Know what are PMO capabilities, how they are constructed in terms of competencies, tools, and techniques
  • Understand the PMO lifecycle framework and which phases and processes are most relevant for a PMO team member
  • Learn the key PMO tools and techniques including templates you can take back to your organization
  • Understand what are the key documents PMO use to run, monitor and control PMOs
  • How to be confident in knowing what to do in the majority of PMO configurations
  • Module 0: Introduction and Welcome
  • Module 1: Case for Action
  • Module 2: AIPMO Framework
  • Module 3: Organization and PMO context
  • Module 4: PMO Techniques and Tools
  • Module 5: PMO Types, metaphors and topologies
  • Module 6: PMO Service Domains
  • Module 7: PMO Capabilities
  • Module 8: PMO Success and PMO Maturity
  • Module 9: Introduction to implementing PMO Services
  • Module 10: PMO Service Documentation
  • Module 11: PMO Service Strategy and Service Requirements
  • Module 12: PMO Service Design
  • Module 13: PMO Service Pilot and Implementation
  • Module 14: PMO Service Operation
  • Module 15: PMO Service Management and Improvement
  • Module 16: PMO Service Transition or Retirement

4 Day Case Study

  • Ideally 1 year plus experience in projects and PMOs
  • Educated at degree level or similar
  • One or more years of business experience
  • An exam is given at the end of the course moderated by the instructor
  • Open book exam 50 multiple choice questions
  • Duration 1 hour

 

MEET YOUR EXPERT INSTRUCTOR: MOHAMED KHALIFA

Regionally recognized as a Portfolio, Program, Project Management, and PMO expert and a world-class speaker, Mohammed Khalifa possesses a combination of technical knowledge and broad-based business management skills, gained from more than twenty years of experience in strategic planning & business management. Mohamed has used internationally acclaimed standards to successfully manage complex projects. With a rich history of working with multinational companies, Mohammed has also gained valuable experience in dealing with a culturally diverse workforce.

Mohamed has managed and supported strategic planning and implementation in Singapore, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Sudan, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates. He has worked across many sectors including IT, Research, Oil & Gas, Telecom and Government. Mohamed has developed, implemented and operated many Project/Program Management Offices (PMO), conducted OPM3® assessment and implement Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) MS Project 2007, 2010 and 2013. He has hands-on experience in automation of project planning, control, reporting and contract administration through Primavera / Microsoft Enterprise Project Management.

Mohamed was the first certified Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, PMI certified Scheduling Professional (SP)®, PMI certified Agile Practitioner (ACP)® and PMI Risk Management Professional (RMP)® and PMI Organization Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3)® Assessor and Consultant in Kuwait. Mohamed participated as a Global Sustainability track Chair in PMI North America Global Congress in 2011 and in PMI EMEA Global Congress in 2012. Mohamed Khalifa is an aPRO Recognized Assessor from American Society for the Advanced Project Management. Mohamed Khalifa is PMI LMC Alumni in 2013

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The course fee includes: IPMO-F exam fee, IPMO-F digital certificate, IPMO-F course manual, AIPMOs Book: PMO Principles, IPMO Advisory attendance certificate with 35 PMI PDUs, A3 charts, supporting documents and PMO templates, pre-reading materials, PMO competency self-assessment form, lunch & 2 coffee/snack breaks in the hotel venue. 

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