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APM Accredited PMO Practitioner

The APM Accredited PMO Practitioner training course covers the complexities of the PMO world and shines a light on the mechanics of successful PMOs. The syllabus covers the PMO context and introduces delegates to the Wellingtone PMO Competence Framework and Maturity Model, therefore it will also help PMO people to develop their skills to bring your unique and best in class PMO to the forefront of your organisation.

For Practitioners, by Practitioners.

APM Accredited Wellingtone PMO Practitioner Training Course

The two-day Wellingtone PMO Practitioner training course is Accredited by Association for Project Management, the Chartered Body for the Profession.

“The APM is pleased to recognise Wellingtone’s latest course aimed at those operating in PMOs; the first of its type in the UK. This is an excellent training course recommended for anyone wishing to develop their knowledge and competence in this important area of project management”

Rebecca Fox – Head of Commercial, APM


Course Content

The course syllabus is aligned to the Association for Project Management (APM) Body of Knowledge 6th Edition which offers a balanced view across the many facets that relate to the project management profession.

The independent assessment assures delegates that the course is un-biased, inclusive, and relevant, in that it touches on current industry trends as well as established ways of working.

The PMO Practitioner course is designed for anyone who has a keen interest in PMOs, practitioners (new and existing) who are delivering, managing, implementing or transforming a PMO.

  • The PMO Operating Environment
  • The P3 Lifecycles
  • The PMO Journey
  • The PMO Identity
  • The PMO Implementation Lifecycle
  • The need for PMO
  • The PMO as a Service Provider
  • The PMO People
  • The PMO Value
  • The PMO Maturity
  • The Embedding of PMO
  • The PMO & Organisational Change

At the end of day two, delegates will undertake a 1-hour multiple choice assessment and successful candidates will be awarded a certificate.

Useful resources

For more information on the content of the PMO Practitioner course, you can download the full syllabus which highlights the alignment with the APM Body of Knowledge.

Have some questions about the course? Head to our FAQ page.

If you need to get approval from your organisation to attend, this article will help you have the conversation with your Manager.

Curious cat and still want to know more? Our research paper (because we have to get approval too!) that justified the need for this course is available for download.

“The course has provided me with ammunition to re-shape our PMO. Good source of references, too” Middlesex University

“The course was well structured and provided the right balance of information and activities. The Trainers were highly knowledgeable and made the learning enjoyable.” PMO Consultant

“A good course which helped me understand PMO and how to implement at my place of work. I have a great vision for PMO and where to go” Dun & Bradstreet

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Public Training Courses | £695 per delegate

This includes course material, lunch, snacks, refreshments and certificate.

All courses run from 09.30am – 4.30pm each day.


  • Monday 4th – Tuesday 5th March 2019
    Holiday Inn, London Bloomsbury
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  • Monday 4th – Tuesday 5th November 2019
    Holiday Inn, London Bloomsbury
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  • Tuesday 26th – Wednesday 27th March 2019
    The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre
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  • Wednesday 11th – Thursday 12th September 2019
    The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre
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  • Wednesday 5th June – Thursday 6th June 2019
    Holiday Inn – Manchester City Centre
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  • Wednesday 6th – Thursday 7th February 2019
    Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre
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In-house PMO Practitioner Course | Enquire for costs

If you have a group within your organisation looking to do this course, then an in-house course would be more cost-effective and  beneficial for you.

The benefit of in-house is that our Trainer will spend time with you beforehand to understand your PMO environment, your challenges and successes so the course and exercises are somewhat tailored to the current maturity and goals of your organisation.

A quote from The Open University where we recently delivered an in-house course for them.

The Trainer provided us with an extremely informative two days in support of our continuing interest in building our PMO capability. It was greatly appreciated that they took the time in advance of our course to seek information on how best to tailor the content to our specific context in order for us to gain the most value. Highly engaging, enjoyable and thought-provoking!
The Open University

Very informative training course. The exercises were relevant to my job role. The Presenter was excellent and extremely knowledgeable and engaging. They had great examples and stories too.
Oxford University

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