AIPMO IPMO-P (Practitioner)
Dubai, UAE
13-17 December 2020

ABOUT THE AIPMO IPMO-P (PRACTITIONER) CERTIFICATION

The International Project Management Officer (IPMO)® certification is the most important industry-recognized certification series for PMOs. There are three levels of certification reflecting the level of competency: Foundation, Practitioner, and Expert. Certified IPMO Practitioners have demonstrated, through a combination of formal training and competency assessment, that they have an in-depth understanding of PMO principles and practices including the design, implementation, and operation of a single PMO at any level or construct in one or more organizations.

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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 academic research and best practices across the project, program and portfolio (strategic) areas into a PMO framework that will allow the attendee to understand the building blocks of project, program and portfolio management, success factors, success criteria, PMOs types, assessment of the current PMO setups in terms of SWOT and then a roadmap to strategically design and implement an integrated approach to ensure PMO alignment with organizational needs.

You will be able to design and establish PMOs from a services and capabilities perspective within the context of the organization, the project types they support, PMO functions including their ability to act as catalysts to knowledge sharing units that seed and support innovation groups whilst understanding the risks associated with long-term PMO performance. In doing so, will you will have an opportunity to find out why some PMOs might perform below expectations as well as learn how to improve individual and collective PMO performance in an organization to achieve maximum business value. 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 communication and optimize resource utilization. You will learn how to prioritize projects, and monitor progress and budgets on a continual basis. You will take away key documents from the course that can be used immediately at your workplace to carryout PMO strategic and operational reviews, as well as the day-to-day activities.

  • PMO Directors/PMO Managers
  • Project/program management professionals
  • Consultants (involved in projects and/or organizational change)
  • Project/program/portfolio managers with expertise in PMOs
  • Experienced PMO Core team
  • Lecture
  • Team exercises
  • Group discussions
  • Detailed five-day Simulation Case Study
  • Presentations and role play
  • Exam preparation
  • Understand the value of high performing PMOs
  • Describe the different roles of PMOs in a single and networked context and across different levels of the organization
  • Understand the similarities and differences of organizational project management maturity versus PMO maturity
  • Hands-on experience on applying the PMO lifecycle using the detailed case study to walk through a real PMO enterprise example
  • Experience establishing a mandate for PMOs implementations
  • Identify the steps required to implement PMOs ranging from a single project based PMO, to enterprise-wide PMOs
  • Learn new tools and techniques never used before in the PMO arena
  • Module 1: Introduction to the IPMO-Practitioner
  • Module 2: Building the Context and Need for PMOs
  • Module 3: PMO Lifecycle Framework to Build and Run PMOs
  • Module 4: Organizational Capabilities to Build and Run a PMO
  • Module 5: Identify / Evaluate / Strategize for a PMO
  • Module 6: Design and Justification for a PMO
  • Module 7: Pilot and Implement a PMO
  • Module 8: Run, Monitor, and Control One (Or More) PMOs
  • Module 9: Transform / Retire PMOs
  • Module 10: PMO Success and PMO Maturity
  • 5 years experience in Project, Programme or Portfolio Management
  • 2 years plus experience in a PMO
  •  IPMO-F™ Certification, or PMI PMP® or AXELOS Foundation/Practitioner Levels in MSP®, P3O® or MoP®
  •  Pre-Reading: A small amount of pre-reading is required for this course. It is distributed approximately two weeks before the course start.
  • The exam is taken online on the last day of the course
  • The exam is proctored by the AIPMO instructor
  • The exam is 1 hour 30 minutes in duration, consisting of 75 multiple choice questions
  • The exam results are released by AIPMO within 14 days from the exam date

MEET YOUR EXPERT INSTRUCTOR: SIMON HARRIS

Simon Harris is a project management veteran with nearly 40 years of experience in projects gained within large-scale blue-chip environments across defense engineering, oil & gas, finance and banking IT, government and not for profit.

Simon’s training deliveries include in person and virtual learning deliveries. Titles range from Strategic Alignment and Program Management to Leading Complex Projects and Rapid Assessment and Recovery of Troubled Projects as well as both PMP certification, PRINCE2 and PRINCE2Agile certification and basic beginners ‘Managing Projects’.

Simon’s background is 11years in the London Stock Exchange’s IT function as developer and Project Manager (1979-1990) and for the years since has contracted for and consulted with clients such as GE, the UN FAO, and many similar large scale blue-chip organizations or their supply-chain.

Simon set-up his first PMO in 1999 in the insurance industry and now specializes in sharing his experience of behaviors, attitudes, tools and techniques that are helpful in building teams to deliver in complex projects, programs and organizations. Simon’s interest is cross-organizational competency development incorporating individual skills development into improved organizational ability via relationship building, organizational maturity and governance structures overseeing mixed predictive and agile development approaches.

Simon has designed, constructed and delivered organizational project and program capability development programs in organizations such as BAE and ABB.

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The course fee includes: IPMO-P exam fee, IPMO-P digital certificate, IPMO-P 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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