PMO Careers

Why PMO Skills Matter – The Essentials Qualification

In this session (previously livestreamed) the House of PMO join a Canadian based training organisation to chat about the House of PMO and the Essentials qualifications. With questions also taken from a live audience we touch on a number of different areas - all related to PMO career development.
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What Makes a Great PMO Analyst

In this session we take a look at the roles of PMO Analysts, Project Support Officers and Project Co-ordinators and reveal the top five things that really help people in these roles do a great job. We will be looking at the different parts of the role and highlight which areas are the most important and have the biggest impact for your organisation today. We will also be looking at the competences, knowledge, skills and behaviours that great PMO Analysts have and how you too can follow those examples and perhaps think a little differently about your own role. This session is also useful for anyone currently thinking getting into a PMO career and starting out as a PMO Analyst - or if you're already working in the role, some things to think about to get even better at
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Interviewing PMO People || Career Hour

This time we covered Interviewing PMO People. In this session we looked at both interviewees and interviewers. Interestingly on this live session we had more conversation about interviewing PMO people as that seemed to be the case for the attendees. We covered off areas such as the questions to ask, the tips and pointers on how to interview well and things to think about if you're interviewing for people yourself such as the bias in play.
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PMO Career House | Framing Your Experience

In this PMO Career Hour we looked at "Framing Your Experience" which took us down a number of different paths. We covered the different PMO contexts; communication; adding value; emerging roles, using self-assessments and framing your own experience as well as that of the PMO.
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Taking Ownership of Your PMO Career

In this session we covered different areas of “taking ownership” – what that really means, what does it look like, how you can take ownership. We’ll also looked closer at the “PMO career” and uncover lots of different avenues that should spark thoughts about your own career to date and where you want to be next. Full of practical tips and insights plus a chance to hear how others are taking ownership of their PMO career.
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PMO Conference 2022 \\ Professional Development in Your PMO Career – Eileen Roden and Carol Hindley

In this session, Eileen and Carol talk about the professional development available for all levels of PMO practitioners. They’ll be focusing on the four levels of qualifications from the House of PMO, PMO career paths, their own insights in how to develop yourself and your PMO team.
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Career Hour – PMO Careers

In this session we focused on the subject of a PMO career - what makes a good career? How do people feel about their career? Do they take ownership for it? We don't record the actual session (so we can open conversations!) but we do share the deck and give you some insights into how the session went.
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Career Hour – Networking Externally, Online and Internally

In this Career Hour session we took a look at the subject of networking and how that can affect your career development. We covered the obvious ones of networking at external events and shared some tips on how to get more out of it - or just convince you that it doesn't have to feel like a daunting thing. We also covered online/virtual events and a little on social media based networking. Finally, we took a look at an often overlooked area of networking - and probably the one that has the biggest impact on your career development.
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