THE EFFECT OF A PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE ON PROJECT AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY

Jaco van der Linde & Herman Steyn

Depending on the specific needs of the host companies, Project Management Offices (PMOs) are created and mandated for different reasons. As a result of varying mandates and functions of PMOs, there is no agreed upon method to determine the value of a PMO. By studying a case of an organization that recently implemented a PMO, this paper provides some insight on ways to determine the value of a PMO. Three new methods of determining the value of PMO are proposed.

Key words: Project Office, Project Management Office, PMO, Project Portfolio Management Office.

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