Praxis Framework™ Foundation Overview

Praxis Framework™​ Foundation Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Praxis

  • Value of ‘Free’
  • Discontinuous Mind
  • Praxis Context
  • Goals of P3 Management
  • Central Elements of Both Project and Programme Management
  • Typical Characteristics of Programme Management
  • Core Elements of Portfolio Management
  • Commonly Identified Areas of Complexity for Projects and Programmes
  • Time to Drop Quality
  • Expansion of the Triple Constraint within the Praxis Method

Module 2: Life Cycle Management

  • Goals of Life Cycle Management
  • P3 Life Cycle Phases and Governance Mechanisms
  • Typical Serial Project Life Cycle
  • Parallel Project Life Cycle
  • Parallel Project Iteration
  • Typical Programme Life Cycle
  • Typical Portfolio Life Cycle

Module 3: Agile Project

  • Characteristics of an Agile Project and its Relationship with the Triple Constraint
  • Scrum Development Process Used in Agile Projects
  • Praxis and DSDM Agile
  • Goals of Sponsorship
  • Characteristics of a Sponsor

Module 4: Knowledge and Maturity Management

  • Goals of Knowledge Management
  • Establishing Knowledge Management
  • Goals of Capability and Maturity Management
  • CMMI Capability and Maturity Levels
  • Praxis and Other P3 Guidance
  • Praxis Delivery Functions

Module 5: Integrative and Organisation Management

  • Integrative Management Functions
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Organisation Management
  • Organisation Management – Levels
  • Standard Project Structure
  • Programme Structure
  • Organisation Management Plan

Module 6: Stakeholder Management

  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Stakeholder Management
  • Stakeholder Map
  • Stakeholder Management Plan
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Principles and Goals of Business Case Management
  • Business Case
  • Justification

Module 7: Planning

  • Principles and Goals of Planning
  • Management Plans
  • Delivery Plans
  • Inherent Uncertainty
  • Typical Sections of a Delivery Plan
  • Principles and Goals of Control
  • Categories of Control Techniques
  • RAG Reports
  • Control Management Plan

Module 8: Assurance

  • Principles and Goals of Assurance
  • Assurance
  • Assurance Management Plan
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures for Information Management
  • Information Management Plan

Module 9: Scope Management Plan

  • Principles and Goals of Scope Management
  • Scope Management Procedure
  • Terminology of Scope
  • Product Documents
  • Product Definition Techniques
  • Scope Management Plan

Module 10: Requirements Management

  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Requirements Management
  • Characteristics of a Well Specified Requirement
  • Purpose of Value Management
  • Requirements Management in Project and Programmes
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Solutions Development

Module 11: Benefits, Configuration, Schedule Management

  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Benefits Management
  • Benefits Management Plan
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Change Control
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Configuration Management
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Schedule Management
  • Time Scheduling

Module 12: Techniques and Charts

  • Factors Affecting the Choice of Technique
  • Time Scheduling Techniques
  • Gantt Chart
  • Network Diagram – Precedence Diagram
  • Critical Path Analysis
  • Forward Pass
  • Backward Pass
  • Float Calculations
  • Types of Floats

Module 13: Scheduling

  • Resource Scheduling
  • Resource Limited Scheduling
  • Options for Manipulating Activities
  • Options for Manipulating Resources
  • Estimating Techniques
  • Schedule Management Plan
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Finance Management
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Investment Appraisal
  • Factors to be Included

Module 14: Investment, Budget, and Funds

  • Investment Appraisal Techniques
  • Scoring Methods
  • Payback Method
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Funding
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Base Cost
  • Major Components of a P3 Budget
  • Types of Costs to be Tracked
  • Finance Management Plan

Module 15: Risk Management

  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Risk Management
  • Risk Context
  • Risk Assessment Techniques
  • Probability-Impact Assessment
  • Risk Responses
  • Risk Management Plan
  • Risk Register

Module 16: Change, Contract, and Resource Management

  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Change Management
  • Change Management Models
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Resource Management
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Procurement
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Contract Management
  • Universal Principles Governing Contracts
  • Typical Contract Information and ‘Conditions’
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedures of Mobilisation
  • Resource Management Plan

Module 17: Project and Programme Processes

  • Identification Process
  • Appoint Identification Team
  • Review Previous Lessons
  • Prepare Brief
  • Prepare a Definition Plan

Module 18: Sponsorship Process

  • Review Request for Authorisation
  • Provide Management Support
  • Confirm Closure
  • Definition Process
  • Appoint Definition Team
  • Pre-authorisation Work

Module 19: Plan Delivery

  • Consolidate Definition Documentation
  • Delivery Process
  • Authorise Work
  • Progress Report
  • Event Report
  • Update and Communicate
  • Accept Completed Work

Module 20: Boundaries and Closure Process

  • Close and Review the Previous Tranche/Stage
  • Assemble Documentation
  • Development Process
  • Accept Work Package
  • Context of the Development Process
  • Closure Process
  • Prepare for Closure
  • Benefits Realisation Process
  • Prepare for Transition
  • Conclude Transition

Module 21: Interpersonal Skills and Conflict Management

  • Goals of Communication
  • David Berlo’s Components of Communication
  • Goals of Conflict Management
  • Thamhain and Wilemon - Sources of Conflict
  • Tuckman
  • Conflict Management Models Maccoby and Scudder
  • Conflict Management Models Thomas-Kilmann
  • Goals and Procedure of Delegation
  • SMART Objectives
  • MoSCoW Prioritisation

Module 22: Leadership

  • Goals of Leadership
  • Hersey and Blanchard
  • Adair’s Action-Centred Leader
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • In P3 Management Terms
  • Hertzberg

Module 23: Influencing

  • Goals of Influencing
  • Cialdini’s Six Principles of Influence
  • Cohen and Bradford Influence Model
  • Ethics
  • Montana and Charnov’s Seven Forms of Power

Module 24: Negotiation

  • Goals of Negotiation
  • Typical Procedure of Negotiation
  • Shell’s Five Styles of Negotiation
  • Goals of Teamwork
  • Belbin Team Roles
  • Katzenbach and Smith’s Level of Teamwork

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Who should attend this Praxis Framework™ Foundation Course?

This Praxis Framework™ Foundation Training Course is suitable for anyone interested in acquiring a basic understanding of the Praxis Framework™ and how it can be used to improve the delivery of projects, programmes, and portfolios. This training course is especially beneficial for these professionals:

  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • Current Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Change Managers
  • Quality Managers

Prerequisites of the Praxis Framework™ Foundation Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Praxis Framework™ Foundation Training Course.

Praxis Framework™ Foundation Course Overview

Praxis Training, a contemporary project and programme management framework, is at the forefront of efficient project delivery. Seamlessly integrating theory and practice, Praxis provides a comprehensive methodology for professionals seeking a structured yet adaptable approach. This course introduces the fundamental principles of Praxis, bridging the gap between traditional and Agile project management methods.

In today's dynamic business landscape, mastering Praxis is imperative for professionals aspiring to excel in project management roles. The framework's adaptability to diverse project scenarios makes it a valuable asset for Project Managers, Programme Managers, and individuals engaged in project environments. Praxis empowers professionals to navigate complexities, fostering a proactive and efficient project delivery process.

The 3-day course offered by The Knowledge Academy ensures delegates swiftly acquire the essential knowledge and skills of the Praxis Framework. The course covers key aspects, from understanding foundational principles to practical application in real-world project scenarios.

Course Objectives

  • To grasp the fundamentals of the Praxis Framework
  • To understand how Praxis integrates with other projects and programme management methodologies
  • To apply Praxis principles to real-world project scenarios
  • To enhance project delivery through effective risk management using Praxis
  • To gain proficiency in tailoring Praxis to specific project contexts
  • To successfully pass the Praxis Foundation exam

Upon completion, delegates will benefit from a robust knowledge base, enabling them to navigate complex project environments with confidence and efficiency. This course not only provides a certification but also instils practical skills for immediate application in professional settings.

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What's included in this Praxis Framework™ Foundation Course?

  • Praxis Framework™ Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Praxis Framework™ Foundation Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Praxis Framework™ Foundation Exam Information

The Praxis Framework™ Foundation exam assesses participants' understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the Praxis Framework™, which is a framework used for managing projects, programs, and portfolios. This certification focuses on evaluating an individual's knowledge of project and program management practices. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 75 
  • Total Marks: 75 Marks 
  • Pass Marks: 50%, or 38/75 Marks 
  • Duration: 60 Minutes 
  • Open Book: Closed Book

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Praxis Framework™ Foundation FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites, hence anyone can attend.
This Praxis Framework™ Foundation certification is suitable for anyone interested in acquiring a basic understanding of the Praxis framework. Those involved in the management of Projects, Programmes, and Portfolios may benefit from this training course. The content covered in this course is highly relevant to individuals wishing to succeed in a P3 (Projects, Programmes, and Portfolios) Managerial position.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 3 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for Praxis Framework™ Foundation certification in Australia starts from AUD4795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Praxis Framework™ Foundation.
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