With the maturity that project management has in this day and age there are few companies with a PMO group and I have not been able to explain the reason why even though I can think of many.
These tips are not for learning project management which is a different story out of the scope of this article. You want to pass the exam on the first try so that you don’t get discouraged. Most people who don’t pass it on their first try find it difficult taking it again.
Organizations around the world are finally taking project management serious. With this, comes the need to organize project management which takes the form of a Project Management Office, or PMO for short, especially in medium to large size organizations. This is all good. What is bad is that some PMOs have become just another bureaucrat, bottleneck, rigid, ineffective group that serves the wrong purpose.