Project Management Office Setup

Our PMO Setup Service

Are you interested in setting up a Project Management Office (PMO)? Would you like to harness the advantages of a PMO, such as;

  • the power of cross-functional teams
  • control integrated technologies
  • ownership and accountability
  • Change risk assessment
  • best practices guidance and standards applied to projects

Velopi offer consulting services in Project Management Office Setup, which assists in setting up your Project Management Office and bringing these benefits to your organisation.

Our Project Management Office Setup services include the following,

A 2-day rapid planning session/workshop to create a plan. This typically involves

  • Creating a WBS – detailing all the deliverables
  • Transfer these work package to MS Project
  • Estimate all activities and document in MS project
  • Link up the schedule
  • Identify the critical path. Fast track and crash the schedule

Based on the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) – the typical activities to be completed will be as follows and we would be in a position to complete this work for you.

  • Review existing process
  • Write new process to encompass all units
  • Write all associated tools or update existing project tools to be of similar standard.
  • Train users on new process
  • Deploy new process
  • Write new metrics
  • Train users on Earned Value/metrics
  • Based on Project Management Office (PMO) tools evaluation, we would also Project Manage any customization work needed on any tools requiring bespoke development
  • Review process material and other templates we produce,
  • Review existing and new project handbooks and project collateral templates to possibly produce some templates as well
  • Provide training to program managers and project managers.
  • Update and customise project management tools.
  • Review and help with metrics and KPIs and their review.

As part of our service we provide a specific focus on Project Management tools

  • Review needs of new Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Review all existing tools that exist internally
  • Compile a list of suitable available tools currently available in the market
  • This list is to include on-site and cloud options
  • Document the pro’s and con’s of each solution with respect to new Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Document the licensing models these companies offer
  • Investigate enhancing existing toolset to meet the needs of the new Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Present these options to client
  • Short list the options with client input
  • Arrange trails and demos of selected tools where possible to download
  • Agree next steps to deploy the toolset

Contact us for further information on what we can do for your organisation.


Phone: +353 (0)21 240 6250


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