M2 Consulting Group Ltd – CB-PMO® Certification – May 2024 Cohort – United States

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Michael G. Martin

Senior Executive: Project, Program and Portfolio Management │ Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance │ PMO Consultant │ PMO Trainer │ AI Prompt Engineer │ PMP®,CB-PMO®,PMOGI-ABPI®,CSM®

PMO Global Institute – Authorized Business Partner Instructor

Website: www.M2Consultinggroup.com

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  • M2 Consulting Group Ltd – CB-PMO® Certification – May 2024 Cohort – United States

    Certified Baseline PMO Consultant (CB-PMO®) credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for PMO professionals. Globally recognized and demanded, the CB-PMO® demonstrates that you have the experience, education, and competency to set up, manage, and mature a Project/Program/Portfolio Management Office (PMO).

    This training program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and resources necessary to successfully establish, evaluate, and maintain a PMO in any type of organization. Accredited by the PMO Global Institute, this course will not only provide you with critical knowledge but will also prepare you to take the certification exam and be recognized worldwide for your skills as a Certified Consultant in Project Management Offices (CB-PMO®).

    • Length: 21 Hours
    • Delivery Method: Instructor-Led Live Online Training
    • Professional Development Unit (PDU): 21 hours
    • Textbook: Project Management Office (PMO) Guidebook First Edition (PMO Guidebook®)

    Practical implementation of the CB-PMO® Certification Exam:

    • This certification ensures the advanced knowledge to understand how PMO projects get rolled out in practical, complex environments, to deliver strategic project initiatives.
    • PMO Global Institute is the leading certifying body of the project management office (PMO) certification, named Certified Baseline PMO Consultant (CB-PMO®). This Certification provides a valid, reliable, and consistent method to evaluate one’s PMO skills and knowledge.
    • PMO professionals are globally recognized for their ability to successfully implement project management practices in an organization. The certification is developed by experts and is based on rigorous standards to meet the real-world needs of an organization.
    • With the help of our CB-PMO® certification, one can work in any industry and anywhere in the world for an organization following any project management methodology.

    Overview:

    Certified Baseline PMO Consultant (CB-PMO®) certification is a globally recognized credential for project management officers and professionals working in, or associated with, PMO activities and related services. This certification ensures the advanced knowledge to understand how PMO projects get rolled out in practical, complex environments to deliver strategic project initiatives.

    PMO skills are in high demand, and certification confirms your competency. This certification is strongly recommended for your PMO and project team members, Project, Program, and Portfolio Management (PPPM) professionals, PMO consultants, PMO executive sponsors, or any stakeholders who want to better understand how to plan, execute, monitor, and control the successfully delivery of their products and services with a high-performance PMO.

    By the end of the course, participants will have demonstrated the use of the steps and techniques to design, establish, and deliver PMO services. Through a combination of formal training and exam-based knowledge assessment, certified CB-PMO® experts will be able to contribute to the successful operation of a PMO in any organization. The knowledge gained in the course will help you to become a highly trained and highly skilled PMO professional!

    Learning Objectives:

    The Certified Baseline PMO Consultant (CB-PMO®) program equips you with the advanced knowledge and skills to excel in today’s project management landscape.

    Elevate your PMO expertise with the Certified Baseline PMO Consultant (CB-PMO®) Certification and gain the skills to:

    • Strategically implement PMOs: Master the setup, management, and development of PMOs to drive successful project delivery.
    • Navigate complex environments: Learn to effectively manage PMOs within intricate project landscapes, ensuring strategic initiatives are achieved.
    • Maximize PMO value: Gain the knowledge to demonstrate the PMO’s contribution to business objectives and overall project success.

    Some of the key learning objectives of the CB-PMO® program include:

    1. PMO Framework and Structure: Grasp the core principles of PMO frameworks and their role in establishing a standardized approach to project management.
    2. PMO Service Delivery: Master the processes involved in delivering PMO services, encompassing areas like governance, risk management, and communication.
    3. Project Portfolio Management: Develop the skills to effectively manage project portfolios, ensuring alignment with strategic goals and resource optimization.
    4. Performance Measurement and Reporting: Learn to implement robust PMO reporting structures to track progress, identify roadblocks, and measure the PMO’s impact on project success.
    5. Stakeholder Management: Gain the expertise to effectively engage and manage stakeholders at all levels, fostering collaboration and ensuring alignment.
    6. PMO Maturity Assessment and Improvement: Develop the ability to assess the maturity level of your PMO using the PMO Maturity Evolution Model® (PMOMEM®) and implement strategies for continuous improvement.
    7. PMO Leadership: Master the essential skills required to lead a high-performing PMO team, including fostering a culture of collaboration, effective communication, and strategic decision-making.
    8. Advanced PMO Tools and Techniques: Master the utilization of PMO-specific tools and techniques to streamline operations, enhance project delivery, and facilitate data-driven decision-making.
    9. Risk Management for PMOs: Develop a comprehensive understanding of risk identification, assessment, mitigation, and monitoring strategies specific to the PMO function.
    10. Change Management for PMO Implementation: Gain the ability to effectively manage the transition towards a PMO structure within an organization, addressing resistance and ensuring stakeholder buy-in.

    Audience:

    The Certified Baseline-PMO (CB-PMO®) Certification offered by the PMO Global Institute targets a broad range of individuals involved in project management offices (PMOs), encompassing both internal and external stakeholders:

    Internal PMO Roles:

    • PMO Leaders and Managers: Individuals responsible for overseeing the PMO’s strategic direction, operations, and staff.
    • PMO Specialists and Analysts: Professionals providing technical expertise and support for various PMO functions like process development, reporting, and risk management.
    • Project Managers and Team Members: Individuals involved in projects directly interacting with the PMO, seeking to optimize project delivery through the PMO’s framework and support.

    External Stakeholders:

    • PMO Consultants: External advisors providing guidance on PMO implementation, improvement, and best practices.
    • Business Leaders: Executives seeking to understand the value proposition of PMOs and their potential to improve project outcomes and achieve organizational goals.
    • Program Managers and Portfolio Managers: Individuals collaborating with the PMO to ensure alignment between project, program, and portfolio objectives.

    IT Professionals:

    • Technical specialists supporting the implementation and maintenance of PMO tools and technologies.

    Additional Individuals who can benefit:

    • Anyone aspiring to enter the PMO field: Gaining the CB-PMO® certification demonstrates a foundational understanding of PMO principles and practices, enhancing career prospects.

    Professionals in related fields:

    • Individuals working in project management, business analysis, or program management can gain valuable insights into the PMO’s role in supporting successful project delivery.

    By targeting this comprehensive audience, the CB-PMO® certification caters to both those directly involved in PMO operations and those seeking to understand and collaborate effectively with PMOs to achieve better project outcomes.

    Prerequisites:

    • Earning the Certified Baseline-PMO (CB-PMO®) Certification from the PMO Global Institute requires fulfilling specific prerequisites:
    • Project Management Experience: Possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in project management.
    • Educational Background: o Hold a Bachelor’s degree with at least 7,500 hours of leading and directing project management activities. o OR o Possess a High School Diploma or Associate’s Degree with a minimum of 10,500 hours of leading and directing project management experience.

    PMO Training: Complete a minimum of 21 hours of formal PMO training delivered by a PMO Global Institute authorized trainer. This training equips you with the foundational knowledge and practical skills tested in the CB-PMO exam. For the most up-to-date and comprehensive information, it’s advisable to consult the PMO Global Institute’s official website (https://pmoglobalinstitute.org) regarding the CB-PMO® certification program and its prerequisites. They can provide the most accurate details about any potential changes or additional requirements.

    Course-specific Technical Requirements:

    Stable Internet connection, Laptop, Camera, Mobile Phone, Microsoft Office applications to access the sample documents and templates.

    Hardware:

    For this course, students will need complete systems to access your virtual classroom if you are presenting remotely. They will need Microsoft Office applications to access the sample documents and templates. Each computer will need the following general hardware configurations:

    • 1 gigahertz (GHz) 64-bit (x64) processor.
    • 2 gigabytes (GB) of Random Access Memory (RAM).
    • 32 GB available storage space.
    • Monitor capable of a screen resolution of at least 1,024 × 768 pixels, at least a 256-color display, and a video adapter with at least 4 MB of memory.
    • Keyboard and mouse or a compatible pointing device.
    • Internet access (contact your local network administrator).
    • (Instructor computer only) A display system to project the instructor’s computer screen.

    Software:

    • Microsoft® Office 365™ license (which provides the Microsoft Office apps)
    • Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional
    • If necessary, software for viewing the course slides. (Instructor machine only.)

    Benefits to you:

    The CB-PMO® certification program offered by the PMO Global Institute equips you with the knowledge and skills to excel in the Project Management Office (PMO) field. Here are 7 key benefits you’ll gain by participating:

    Become a PMO Leader:

    1. Master PMO Best Practices: Gain a comprehensive understanding of industry recognized PMO frameworks, processes, and methodologies, allowing you to implement and optimize PMO operations effectively.
    2. Boost Efficiency and Effectiveness: Develop the skills to streamline PMO workflows, enhance project delivery, and ensure projects stay on track and within budget.
    3. Command Recognition: Earning the CB-PMO® certification validates your expertise and positions you as a PMO professional with the ability to deliver strategic value across projects, programs, and portfolios. Increase Earning Potential and Career Advancement.
    4. Competitive Edge: The CB-PMO® credential sets you apart from other candidates and demonstrates your commitment to professional development in the PMO field.
    5. Higher Earning Potential: PMO professionals with recognized certifications like CB-PMO® often command higher salaries compared to their non-certified counterparts. Broaden Your Skillset and Industry Recognition.
    6. Advanced PMO Tools and Techniques: Master the utilization of PMO-specific tools and software to automate tasks, improve data analysis, and facilitate informed decision-making.
    7. Global Recognition: The CB-PMO® certification is a globally recognized credential, enhancing your resume and increasing your marketability across diverse industries.

    Additional Advantages:

    1. Networking Opportunities: Connect with a global community of PMO professionals through the PMO Global Institute, fostering knowledge sharing and career development.
    2. Continuous Learning: Gain access to ongoing educational resources and professional development opportunities to stay current with evolving PMO trends and best practices.

    By investing in the CB-PMO® certification, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills, and industry recognition to excel in your PMO career. It empowers you to become a valuable asset to your organization, optimize project delivery, and navigate the complexities of the PMO landscape with confidence.

    CB-PMO® Certification Benefits:

    The CB-PMO® Certification itself offers distinct advantages beyond the individual benefits gained by participants in the CB-PMO® program. Here’s how the CB-PMO® Certification benefits stand out:

    • Credibility and Validation: Earning the CB-PMO® certification signifies a professional’s competency and in-depth understanding of PMO principles, practices, and best practices. This validated expertise enhances their credibility within the PMO industry.
    • Increased Project Success Rates: Organizations with CB-PMO® certified professionals on their team are equipped to implement and manage PMOs effectively. This demonstrably leads to improved project delivery efficiency, reduced risks, and ultimately, higher project success rates.
    • Standardized PMO Practices: The CB-PMO® certification ensures a common ground for PMO professionals. They share a standardized knowledge base and understanding of PMO frameworks, methodologies, and tools, fostering better communication, collaboration, and consistency across PMO operations.
    • Improved Communication and Stakeholder Management: CB-PMO® certified professionals possess the skills to effectively communicate PMO processes, value proposition, and impact to stakeholders at all levels. This fosters better alignment, collaboration, and buy-in for PMO initiatives.
    • Enhanced Organizational Value: By employing CB-PMO® certified professionals, organizations demonstrate their commitment to implementing best practices in project management. This signifies a focus on improving project outcomes, achieving strategic goals, and maximizing return on investment.

    Course package contains:

    M2 Consulting Group Ltd. –CB-PMO® Certification Package includes:

    • CB-PMO® 21 Hours of Live Online Instructor Led Training (21 PDUs)
    • CB-PMO® Exam Voucher¹ (USD 399 value) / First Attempt only
    • CB-PMO® Exam Simulator (USD 149 value)
    • One Year Regular Membership to PMO Global Institute ($89 value)
    • Digital copy of the PMO Guidebook, 1st Edition.
    • Certificate of Completion.
    • PMO Artifacts/Templates
    • PMO Health Check
    • PMO Maturity Evolution Model® (PMOMEM®) and Assessment
    • PMO Functions Template
    • PMO Roadmap Template
    • PMO Charter Template
    • PMO Performance Review Template
    • LinkedIn Group Membership to the PMO Global Community group
    • One-on-one coaching call with your instructor.

    Re-examination fee is $199 for each attempt (not covered in the package). For more information or to book a call, please contact Mike at:

  • 4 Days –

    Day 1:

    • Pre-Work: Review PMO Case Study and Draft PMO Charter
    • Module 1: Introduction to PMOGI and the CB-PMO® – Overview of PMOGI®, the PMO Guidebook®, PMO Framework®, and CB-PMO® Exam.
    • Module 2: Foundation Layer – Serves as the core building block of the PMO Framework® offered by the PMO Global Institute (PMOGI®).
    • It establishes the fundamental principles and structures that guide the setup, operation, and continuous improvement of a PMO.

    Day 2 / Day 3:

    • Module 2: Foundation Layer (Continued) – Key areas of the PMO addressed include Business Objective, Strategy, Health Check, Maturity Assessment, Functions, Roadmap, and Charter.
    • Module 3: Executable Layer (PMO Framework®) – Covers the practical aspects of operating a PMO and ensuring it delivers tangible value to the organization.
    • Key areas addressed include Policies, Procedures, and Governance (2PG), Proof of Concept (PoC), KPIs, Roles and Competencies, and Return on Investment (ROI)

    Day 4:

    • Module 3: Executable Layer (PMO Framework®) (Continued) – Key areas addressed include Policies, Procedures, and Governance (2PG), Proof of Concept (PoC), KPIs, Roles and Competencies, and Return on Investment (ROI)
    • Module 4: Supporting Layer – Addresses the infrastructure and resources necessary for the PMO to function smoothly and efficiently. – Key areas addressed include Team Structure, Succession Planning, Supporting Functions, PMO Structures/Types, Agile PMOs, Models/Methods/Artifacts, Stakeholder Management, Environment, and PMO Technology Stack.
    • Module 5: Leadership Layer – Addresses the importance of leadership in driving the PMO’s strategic direction, ensuring effective team management, and achieving successful project outcomes. – Key areas addressed include PMO Leadership, Executive Sponsorship, and Emotional Intelligence.
    • Module 6: Preparing for the CB-PMO® Exam – Covers the exam format and types of questions. – Review of the key concepts and best practices in preparing for the exam. – Practice exams and question-solving techniques.

  • Course Scheduling Options:

    • DATE: 2024 – May 11/12/18/19 (Weekend batch)
    • TIME: 8:00am to 1:00 pm EST, GMT-5 (Virtual Online)

    Price Details:

    • Super Early Bird Special: US $1,199 (until April 10th)
    • Early Bird Special: US $1,399 (Until April 30th)
    • Full Price: US $1,599
    • Group Discount: (5% for 3 Students) (10% for 10 or more Students)
    For registration and special groups discount, please contact: mgm@m2consultinggroup.com

  • Michael G. Martin

    Senior Executive: Project, Program and Portfolio Management │ Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance │ PMO Consultant │ PMO Trainer │ AI Prompt Engineer │ PMP®,CB-PMO®,PMOGI-ABPI®,CSM®

    PMO Global Institute – Authorized Business Partner Instructor

Course Scheduling Options:

  • DATE: 2024 – May 11/12/18/19 (Weekend batch)
  • TIME: 8:00am to 1:00 pm EST, GMT-5 (Virtual Online)

Price Details:

  • Super Early Bird Special: US $1,199 (until April 10th)
  • Early Bird Special: US $1,399 (Until April 30th)
  • Full Price: US $1,599
  • Group Discount: (5% for 3 Students) (10% for 10 or more Students)
For registration and special groups discount, please contact: mgm@m2consultinggroup.com

Group Discount

5% for 3 Group Members

10% for 10 Group Members

15% for 15 Group Members

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