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P3O® Foundation & Practitioner

Key points about this course


Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Exam: Included

Accredited: Yes

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  • Our P3O® Training Courses are fully accredited by PeopleCert
  • P3O® Training includes official Manuals, Exams, and Certificates
  • Training led by our highly experienced P3O® instructors

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P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Overview

This comprehensive P3O® course will cover the knowledge required to pass the P3O® Foundation and Practitioner examinations. The training course will allow individuals to analyse, distinguish, and review the success or failure of projects, with a full appreciation of differing principles and varying roles that contribute to a successful P3O®. This P3O® certification indicates that a candidate is a proficient Portfolio Manager and can be entrusted with making informed operational decisions.

P3O® (Project, Programme, and Project Office) is a framework that enables businesses to set up and maintain a support structure to deliver change within their organisation. Provided by the global best practice provider AXELOS, P3O® helps to align these areas of interest with the business’s objectives. This ensures senior management are able to make informed decisions about how these components of the business can fit in with the overall strategy.

  • This is a combined course - including the Foundation and the Practitioner certifications
  • Our P3O® courses are fully accredited by the PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS
  • The Knowledge Academy is the world’s largest global training provider - book and train with confidence
  • Dedicated 24/7 support to help you get the most out of your P3O® courses
  • Develop a portfolio based upon the established P3O® processes and techniques
  • Learn with our world-class and highly engaging P3O® trainers, in luxury venues

 

P3O® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

 

P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Outline

This is a five day course whereby delegates will prepare for both P3O® Foundation and Practitioner exams.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Essential P3O® operations, concepts and, application to your business
  • Individual, collaborative, and integrated working methods
  • P3O® Model and implementing/Re-energising a P3O®
  • Essential tools and techniques
  • Benefits of project management
  • Risk analysis and for-seeing issues
  • Best practice in P3O® projects
  • Support structures development
  • Encouraging and using evidence-based decision making
  • Quality assurance
  • Roles of responsibility and clear delegation of tasks
  • Supporting provision
  • Improving the financial aspects of projects
  • Creating a skilled workforce
  • Optimising resources
  • Predict efficiency by creating capability models
  • Promote business transparency
  • Enable regular practice and reliable project management
  • Support structures development
  • Quality assurance
  • Supporting Provision
  • Business case
  • Model customisation
  • P3MS summary
  • Functions and services

 

*After completing 4 days of classroom training and successfully passing your Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

 

P3O® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Who should attend?

This course is open to everyone, it is recommended for anybody interested or involved in project management, programme management, or portfolio management.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites. However, prior to the start of the course, we recommend reading the first chapter of the official P3O® manual, which will be provided.

Yes, our P3O® courses are fully accredited by the PEopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
P3O® certifications have different expiry information depending on the qualification type: a P3O® Foundation certification will never expire and is eternally valid. A P3O® Practitioner certification has an expiry date of 5 years - during this period, candidates are able to refer to themselves as a P3O® Registered Practitioner. A P3O® Re-registration course should be sat every 5 years to maintain registered status for a further cycle.
Yes, our P3O® courses include the P3O® Foundation and Practitioner exams.
Here at The Knowledge Academy, we’re extremely proud of our high pass rates for our P3O® courses. Our Foundation and Practitioner exams have pass rates of 98% and 95% respectively.
The Foundation exam is 60 minutes and the P3O® Practitioner exam is 150 minutes.
Classroom based learning is available across the world in a range of luxury venues - enabling you to learn without travelling too far. The P3O® courses can be undertaken midweek, at residential events, and solely on weekends too - optimising the learning potential of these courses and tailoring your learning to your needs.
All of our trainers are fully accredited, engaging, and have many years of experience.
Before the course begins, regardless of whether you are taking the Foundation or Practitioner course, we recommend reading the first chapter of the official P3O® manual, which will be provided to you.

What's Included?

The following is included in this P3O® course:

  • P3O® Foundation Examination
  • P3O® Practitioner Examination 
  • Pre-course material
  • The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Manual
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices 2013 ISBN: 9780113314225
  • Experienced P3O® Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Exam

P3O® Foundation exam:

  • Confirms knowledge and understanding of P3O®
  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions
  • 5 questions are trial and not counted
  • 1 hour
  • Closed book
  • Pass mark is 50% (40 out of 80)
  • Pass rate is 98%

P3O® Practitioner exam:

  • Focuses on the ability to design, implement, manage, and work in a P3O® office
  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions, worth 20 marks each - 80 marks in total
  • 150 minutes
  • Open book – the P3O® guide is allowed
  • Pass mark is 50%
  • Pass rate is 95%

*After completing 4 days of classroom training and successfully passing your Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

 

Key points about this course


Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Exam: Included

Accredited: Yes

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Key points about this course


Duration: 5 Days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 Hours

Exam: Included

Accredited: Yes


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