chapter  5
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The PMO is responsible for ensuring that the preferred business practices of the relevant organization are properly conveyed for use within the project management environment. The “project governance” function provides the authority and guidance necessary to enable the PMO and other project stakeholders to pursue project management objectives in a manner that is consistent with business interests and operating standards. It also provides for the ongoing examination of how well authority and guidance are being applied within the project management environment, where the PMO serves the dual roles of examiner and examinee.