Is this course accredited?
Yes, it is accredited by the APMG.
What is the experience of the Instructor(s) delivering my course?
All of our trainers are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience in P3O® methodologies
What do The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?
We provide pre-course reading, the official Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices manual, The Knowledge Academy course ware folder, official certificates and refreshments
Does the course include exams?
Yes, the course includes the both the P3O® Foundation and Practitioner exams
Are there any prerequisites for the P3O® examinations?
There are no prerequisites for the Foundation examination, however, candidates must achieve a pass at Foundation level before completing the Practitioner examination.
What is the structure of the exams?
The Foundation exam is multiple choice and the P3O® Practitioner exam is in the "Objective Testing" format, a style of complex multiple-choice examination
What time shall I arrive at the venue?
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am
What is the pre-course reading?
We would like for you to read the first chapter of the P3O® manual, “Portfolio, programme and project offices”
What are the hours of the course?
The training hours are start at 9am and finish at 5pm approximately
Is there home work?
There is a minimum of 2 hours homework each evening
The Knowledge Academy
P3O® Foundation & Practitioner
The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation and Practitioner event is designed to maximise delegates’ potential in the P3O® training environment. Following confirmation of booking The Knowledge Academy will send the Pre-Course work to the delegate. This work consists of;1) Reading first chapter of the P3O® manual, “Portfolio, programme and project offices “The pre-course work on a The Knowledge Academy course will require around 15 hours of study prior to the course start date. The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation and Practitioner training event is an intensive 5 day course that includes the P3O® Foundation and Practitioner examinations within the course. Upon booking, Joining Instructions that describe the course location and other administrative details will also be emailed.
P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Training (including examinations)
The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation and Practitioner event is designed to maximise delegates’ potential in the P3O® training environment.
Following confirmation of booking The Knowledge Academy will send the Pre-Course work to the delegate. This work consists of;
1) Reading first chapter of the P3O® manual, “Portfolio, programme and project offices”
The pre-course work on a The Knowledge Academy course will require around 15 hours of study prior to the course start date. The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation and Practitioner training event is an intensive 5 day course that includes the P3O® Foundation and Practitioner examinations within the course. Upon booking, Joining Instructions that describe the course location and other administrative details will also be emailed. In addition, delegates will be required to complete a MINIMUM of 2 hours homework each evening which will be set by the instructor.
50 question multiple choice examination with a pass mark of 30 out of 50. Success in this examination indicates that the candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a Portfolio management team using the P3O method within a Portfolio environment. Please note that success in the Foundation examination is a prerequisite for that candidate to move forward to the Practitioner examination.
A 70 question Objective Test Examination with a pass mark of 35 out of 70. Success in this examination indicates that the candidate could apply P3O® to the running and managing of a non-complex Portfolio s. P3O® Practitioner status should be Re-Registered every 3 to 5 years via the P30® Re-Registration examination.
The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course follows a two part structure. The first three days of the course involve familiarisation with the content of the P3O® manual, preparing for the Foundation examination. Following successful completion of the Foundation examination, delegates will spend one day preparing for the P3O® Practitioner examination, sitting this examination on the final day of the course.
The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course covers the following topics:
Why have a P3O?
Implement or Re-Energize a P3O
Tools and Techniques
Roles & Responsibilities
Functions and Services
- Official Portfolio, Programme and project Offices Course Book
- The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
- Pre-Course Material
- Experienced Instructor
- “The course was very well paced and structured. Our trainer clearly had complete understanding of the course materials and delivered it in a clear and concise manner.”By Victoria Wadie (Manager) from Sheffield
- “There was a lot of information to take on board in the course and it was handled very well by the trainer. I would like to add that the trainer’s approach and knowledge of the subject was exceptional.”By Kevin Roberts (Director) from Newcastle
- “Course content was well structured, the course materials were great and very helpful.”By Ben Rose (Portfolio Manager) from Southampton
- “The trainer's technical knowledge is excellent and I'd recommend the company to colleagues interested in this course and others.”By Harry Gaines (Manager) from Luton
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The Knowledge Academy becomes a first strategic partner of Axelos
It was announced on Friday 30th January that The Knowledge Academy has been selected to be a strategic partner by Axelos, the organisation behind best practice qualifications such as PRINCE2®, MSP® and ITIL®. As the number one globally accredited PRINCE2® training provider this is a great opportunity to increase the success, popularity and international recognition of the Axelos Global Best Practice Project, Programme, Portfolio and IT focussed certifications.
For our candidates this means that The Knowledge Academy will remain at the forefront of providing the highest quality courses at the best price in each global location. This Strategic Partnership also ensures that individuals, departments and whole organisations will also be able to stay at the cutting edge of project management and IT service management by offering PRINCE2Agile® and ITIL® Master Training as soon as the syllabus is approved. Candidates can also be certain of the continued stability and growth of the Axelos Portfolio (both in popularity and awareness) as Strategic Partners and Axelos work together to market these courses.
For The Knowledge Academy, becoming a Strategic Partner is excellent recognition of our commitment to the development and provision of international best practice standards. We are excited work with some of the most talented course instructors around the world to deliver these valuable qualifications. You can be assured that our new partnership will take our already high quality of training to new levels! Our role in developing these courses should also lead to these courses and their examinations becoming available in more languages and delivery countries and locations than ever before.
To celebrate the formation of this Partnership, The Knowledge Academy will be rewarding you with a limited time offer! We will be launching a series of exclusive training bundles to be announced across our social media channels over the next fortnight. Please ensure that you are connected to our pages at:
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