To successfully complete this week’s discussion, you will need to refer to:
Chapter 12, “The Project Office,” in your Project Management Best Practices: Achieving Global Excellence textbook.
What Is a PMO? [11 min].
How to Successfully Lead a PMO [59 min].
A PMO plays a major role in propagating the project management culture in any organization. For this discussion, assume you are tasked with establishing a PMO in an organization.
Please respond substantively to the following (3–4 paragraphs):
What are the key characteristics of a successful PMO?
Would you hire an experienced project manager or an external consulting company to establish the PMO?
Be sure to provide your rationale.
Be sure to provide full citations and references, formatted according to Strayer Writing Standards.