This course focuses on the Project Management Office (PMO) and the governance techniques used to monitor and control the delivery of projects and programs.
You’ll learn all about Portfolio management and the different kinds of PMOs in use today. You’ll also explore various approaches for building, maintaining and closing a PMO, as well as monitoring techniques to ensure that projects are completed successfully.
Describe how a PMO works within the broader organization
Identify and describe high-level strategies to set up, maintain, and wind down a PMO
Understand the techniques to intake, prioritize, and select projects and programs so they align with the organization’s overall business strategy
About the University of Washington
The University of Washington is one of the preeminent public research universities in the world dedicated to preparing leaders of change, promoters of ideas, and creating a culture of collaboration. The UW is ranked No. 1 among public universities nationally that receive federal research and training funds, and since 1975 has been in the top five for public and private universities. The most recent report from China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked the UW 16th among the world’s top universities (14th nationally), and the Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan, which measures the quality and impact of research endeavors, identified the UW as the top public university in overall ranking worldwide.