P3O® Training

accredited by

Our P3O® PeopleCert course is accredited by Axelos

Online Instructor-led (5 days)

Classroom (5 days)

Online Self-paced (40 hours)

Official Axelos P3O® Foundation Exam

P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to P3O®

  • What is the purpose of P3O®?
  • Definitions
  • Strategic Objectives
  • What are P3O®’s
  • P3O® Definitions within the Models
  • Portfolio, programme, and project lifecycles
  • Governance and the P3O®
  • P3O® and Other Best Management
  • P3O® Terminology

Module 2: Why Have a P3O®?

  • Integral Part
  • P3O® can Increase Success
  • Focus of a P3O®
  • Add Value
  • Governance Focus
  • Principles for Extracting Value
  • Govern Effectively
  • Holding People to Account
  • Prioritising Investment
  • Safeguarding Value
  • Investing in People and Processes
  • Tracking Progress
  • Getting Investment for the P3O®
  • Identifying the Stakeholders
  • Identifying the Problem
  • Analysis of Issues and Reviews
  • Value Matrix
  • Stakeholders Requirements
  • P3M3®
  • Demonstrating the Value
  • Business Case Content
  • Capability and Outcome
  • Benefits Vs Constraints
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Cost Model
  • Some Variations of Costing
  • Overcoming Common Barriers
  • Timescales

Module 3: Designing a P3O® Model

  • Factors that Affect the Design
  • Functional Areas of a P3O®
  • Design Considerations
  • Centralised Versus Decentralised
  • Additional Success Factors Hub Portfolio Offices
  • Permanent Versus Temporary
  • Underlying Success Factors – Temporary Offices
  • Co-located Versus Distributed
  • Functions and Services
  • Functional Areas
  • Wider Organisation
  • Integration
  • Assurance and Governance
  • Information Assurance (IA)
  • Non-PPM Functions and Services
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Skills/Competences of P3O® Staff
  • P3O® Management, Generic, and Functional Roles
  • Sizing and Tailoring
  • How to Size a P3O® Model?
  • P3O® Sponsor
  • Head of P3O® (Permanent Office)
  • Head of Programme/Project Office (Temporary)
  • Portfolio Analyst
  • Programme or Project Specialist
  • Programme or Project Officer
  • Benefits and Value Role
  • Commercial Role
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Role
  • Information Management Role
  • Consultancy and Performance Management Role
  • Finance and Issue Role
  • Change Control and Planning Role
  • Quality Assurance and Risk Role
  • Reporting and Secretariat/ Administrator Role
  • Tools Expert

Module 4: How to Implement or Re-Energise a P3O®?

  • Permanent P3O®
  • Implementation Lifecycle for a Permanent P3O®
  • Identify Activity and Outputs
  • Vision Statement
  • Define Activities and Outputs
  • Establish the Implementation Team
  • Identify and Analyse Stakeholder
  • Threats to Achieving the Blueprint
  • Develop, Model, and Validate the Benefits
  • Develop and Confirm the Business Case
  • Plan Stages or Tranches of Delivery
  • Project Dossier
  • Deliver Activities and Outputs
  • Closure Activities
  • Post Implementation and Benefit Review
  • Closure Outputs
  • Temporary Office
  • Implementation Lifecycle for a Temporary Programme or Project Office
  • Established Timescales
  • Internal Resources
  • Implementation Lifecycle
  • Definition and Implementation
  • Closing Down a Temporary Office

Module 5: How to Operate a P3O®?

  • Overview of Tools and Techniques
  • Which Tools and Techniques?
  • Benefits of Standard Tools and Techniques
  • Critical Success Factors
  • P3O® Tools
  • Enterprise PPM (EPM) Solutions and Selecting EPM Solutions
  • P3O® Techniques
  • Prioritisation and Optimisation
  • Complexity Modelling
  • Management Dashboard
  • Knowledge Management
  • Workshops
  • Facilitation – Workshop Techniques
  • Skills Development and Maintenance
  • Business Process Swimlanes
  • Capacity Planning
  • P3O® Tools and Techniques
  • Tailoring of Approaches

*After completing 4 days of training and successfully passing your Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience 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
  • Sit 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.

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Who should attend this P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course?

The P3O® (Portfolio, Program, and Project Offices) Foundation & Practitioner Training Course is intended for professionals who are involved in establishing, managing, or improving portfolios, programs, and project offices within organisations. This P3O® Course is particularly beneficial for:

  • Portfolio Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Project Managers
  • PMO (Project Management Office) Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Strategic Planners
  • Change Managers

Prerequisites of the P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course.

P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Course Overview

The P3O® Course encompasses a comprehensive framework essential for effective Portfolio, Program, and Project Management in organisations. Its relevance lies in structuring and aligning these practices with organisational strategy, enhancing efficiency and decision-making processes.

P3O® Training is crucial for professionals involved in project, program, and Portfolio Management. It is particularly beneficial for Project Managers, PMO staff, and those aspiring to implement P3O® models in their organisations, aiming to enhance governance and achieve strategic alignment.

The 1-day P3O® Online Training by The Knowledge Academy is designed to provide delegates with a clear understanding of the P3O® model. It focuses on equipping them with the skills needed to establish, develop, and maintain a P3O® framework effectively within their organisations.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the principles and structure of the P3O® model
  • To learn to align P3O® with organisational strategy and governance
  • To acquire skills in setting up and managing effective PMOs
  • To gain insights into facilitating successful project and program delivery
  • To develop competency in applying P3O® practices within an organisation

Upon completion of the P3O® Training Online, the delegates will have a thorough understanding of the P3O® framework. They will understand its practical application and real-life use cases. They will be equipped to enhance efficiency within an organisation and the strategic alignment. This will allow them to successfully bring a project and program to completion.

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

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

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What's included in this P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course?

  • P3O® Foundation Examination
  • P3O® Practitioner Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • P3O® Foundation Certificate
  • P3O® Practitioner Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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P3O® Foundation Exam Information

The P3O® Foundation Exam evaluates participants' understanding of the Portfolio, Programme, and Project Offices (P3O®) framework. P3O® provides guidance for setting up, developing, and maintaining support structures to enhance organisational decision-making and effective delivery of change initiatives. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 75 Questions 
  • Total Marks: 70 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 35/70  
  • Duration: 1 Hour  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

P3O® Practitioner Exam Information

The P3O® Practitioner exam is tailored for those aiming to showcase advanced proficiency in the P3O® guidelines and contribute to its model's various offices, like the Portfolio, Programme, or Project Office. This exam, more advanced than the P3O® Foundation, delves deeper into the P3O® framework, making it pivotal for those considering a career in Project, Programme, or Portfolio Management.  

  • Question Type: Objective Testing 
  • Total Questions: 4 (each question is worth 20 marks) 
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 Marks 
  • Duration: 150 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book

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accredited by

Our P3O® PeopleCert course is accredited by Axelos

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Classroom (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Official Axelos P3O® Foundation Exam

P3O® Foundation Training Outline

Module 1: Introduction to P3O®

  • What is the purpose of P3O®?
  • Definitions
  • Strategic Objectives
  • What are P3O®’s
  • P3O® Definitions within the Models
  • Portfolio, programme, and project lifecycles
  • Governance and the P3O®
  • P3O® and Other Best Management
  • P3O® Terminology

Module 2: Why Have a P3O®?

  • Integral Part
  • P3O® can Increase Success
  • Focus of a P3O®
  • Add Value
  • Governance Focus
  • Principles for Extracting Value
  • Govern Effectively
  • Holding People to Account
  • Prioritising Investment
  • Safeguarding Value
  • Investing in People and Processes
  • Tracking Progress
  • Getting Investment for the P3O®
  • Identifying the Stakeholders
  • Identifying the Problem
  • Analysis of Issues and Reviews
  • Value Matrix
  • Stakeholders Requirements
  • P3M3®
  • Demonstrating the Value
  • Business Case Content
  • Capability and Outcome
  • Benefits Vs Constraints
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Cost Model
  • Some Variations of Costing
  • Overcoming Common Barriers
  • Timescales

Module 3: Designing a P3O® Model

  • Factors that Affect the Design
  • Functional Areas of a P3O®
  • Design Considerations
  • Centralised Versus Decentralised
  • Additional Success Factors Hub Portfolio Offices
  • Permanent Versus Temporary
  • Underlying Success Factors – Temporary Offices
  • Co-located Versus Distributed
  • Functions and Services
  • Functional Areas
  • Wider Organisation
  • Integration
  • Assurance and Governance
  • Information Assurance (IA)
  • Non-PPM Functions and Services
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Skills/Competences of P3O® Staff
  • P3O® Management, Generic, and Functional Roles
  • Sizing and Tailoring
  • How to Size a P3O® Model?
  • P3O® Sponsor
  • Head of P3O® (Permanent Office)
  • Head of Programme/Project Office (Temporary)
  • Portfolio Analyst
  • Programme or Project Specialist
  • Programme or Project Officer
  • Benefits and Value Role
  • Commercial Role
  • Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Role
  • Information Management Role
  • Consultancy and Performance Management Role
  • Finance and Issue Role
  • Change Control and Planning Role
  • Quality Assurance and Risk Role
  • Reporting and Secretariat/ Administrator Role
  • Tools Expert

 

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.

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Who should attend this P3O® Foundation Training?

The P3O® Foundation Training is suitable for a wide range of professionals in the industry. It's a great choice for the people who are interested in understanding the fundamental concepts and principles of P3O® practices. This training is particularly beneficial for:

  • Project Team Members
  • Junior Project Managers
  • Aspiring Project Managers
  • Programme Team Members
  • PMO Staff (Project Management Office)
  • Business Analysts
  • Change Managers

Prerequisites of the P3O® Foundation Training Course

This P3O® Course is open to everyone and there are no formal prerequisites for attending this P3O® Foundation Course.

P3O® Foundation Training Overview

The P3O® Course is an important Parth to knowledge for delegates who want to become experts in managerial roles. Some of these roles include project portfolios, programs, and project offices. This course is important managing projects quickly and efficiently, as more companies start to use organised methods for managing projects.

P3O® Training Courses are essential for Project Managers, Programme Managers, and PMO staff. They are also highly beneficial for individuals aspiring to these roles. This training provides the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to establish, develop, and maintain a supportive business environment for projects and programmes. It’s particularly relevant for professionals who aim to implement or manage P3O® models in their organisations.

This 1-day P3O® Online Course by the Knowledge Academy is designed to efficiently impart core P3O® principles and practices. Delegates will learn how to align projects and programmes with their organisation’s strategic objectives. This P3O® Course enhances skills in managing risks, resources, and stakeholders, ensuring an increase in project and programme success rates.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the key concepts and structures of P3O®
  • To learn the roles and responsibilities within a P3O® model
  • To develop skills in P3O® implementation and management
  • To gain insights into effective resource and stakeholder management
  • To align organisational strategy with project and programme execution

After finishing the P3O® Online Training, delegates will clearly understand how P3O® models can contribute to a project’s success. They will learn the skills and knowledge needed to make sure their work aligns with their organisation's goals. This basic training is the first step towards more advanced learning in P3O® methods.

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

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

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What's included in this P3O® Foundation Training Course?

  • P3O® Foundation Examination
  • World-class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • P3O® Foundation Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack  

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P3O® Foundation Exam Information

The P3O® Foundation Exam evaluates participants' understanding of the Portfolio, Programme, and Project Offices (P3O®) framework. P3O® provides guidance for setting up, developing, and maintaining support structures to enhance organisational decision-making and effective delivery of change initiatives. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 75 Questions 
  • Total Marks: 70 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 35/70  
  • Duration: 1 Hour  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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accredited by

Our P3O® PeopleCert course is accredited by Axelos

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Official Axelos P3O® Practitioner Exam

P3O® Practitioner Training Course Outline

Module 1: How to Implement or Re-Energise a P3O®?

  • Permanent P3O®
  • Implementation Lifecycle for a Permanent P3O®
  • Identify Activity and Outputs
  • Vision Statement
  • Define Activities and Outputs
  • Establish the Implementation Team
  • Identify and Analyse Stakeholder
  • Threats to Achieving the Blueprint
  • Develop, Model, and Validate the Benefits
  • Develop and Confirm the Business Case
  • Plan Stage or Tranches of Delivery
  • Project Dossier
  • Deliver Activities and Outputs
  • Closure Activities
  • Post Implementation and Benefit Review
  • Closure Outputs
  • Temporary Office
  • Implementation Lifecycle for a Temporary Programme or Project Office
  • Established Timescales
  • Internal Resources
  • Implementation Lifecycle
  • Definition and Implementation
  • Closing Down a Temporary Office

Module 2: How to Operate a P3O®?

  • Overview of Tools and Techniques
  • Which Tools and Techniques?
  • Benefits of Standard Tools and Techniques
  • Critical Success Factors
  • P3O® Tools
  • Enterprise PPM (EPM) Solutions and Selecting EPM Solutions
  • P3O® Techniques
  • Prioritisation and Optimisation
  • Complexity Modelling
  • Management Dashboard
  • Knowledge Management
  • Workshops
  • Facilitation – Workshop Techniques
  • Skills Development and Maintenance
  • Business Process Swimlanes
  • Capacity Planning
  • P3O® Tools and Techniques
  • Tailoring of Approaches

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Who should attend this P3O® Practitioner Training Course?

This P3O® Course is a great choice for the delegates who already possess a P3O® Foundation. This course is a good option for people who wish to expand their knowledge of P3O® and learn what they need to take an active role in a P3O® structure. This P3O® Course is particularly beneficial for:

  • Portfolio Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Change Managers
  • Executives and Leaders
  • Project Team Members

Prerequisites of the P3O® Practitioner Training Course

You need to have successfully completed the P3O® Foundation to register for this course.

P3O® Practitioner Training Overview

The P3O® Practitioner Course delves deeper into the practical aspects of Portfolio, Programme, and Project Offices. Building on foundational knowledge, this advanced P3O® Course is crucial in today’s project-driven business world, focusing on the application of P3O® principles for effective project management and strategic alignment.

This P3O® Course is essential for seasoned Project Managers, PMO analysts, and programme heads aiming to refine their P3O® skills. Professionals in these roles will find the P3O® Training instrumental in enhancing their ability to implement and sustain P3O® models that significantly contribute to project success and organisational efficiency.

The 1-day P3O® Online Training provided by the Knowledge Academy is an intensive, interactive session designed to cement a practical understanding of P3O®. Delegates will engage in real-world scenarios, enhancing their capability to make informed decisions and apply best practices in a P3O® environment.

Course Objectives

  • To apply P3O® principles in a practical context
  • To enhance skills in managing and sustaining P3O® models
  • To improve decision-making in project and programme environments
  • To develop strategies for effective P3O® implementation
  • To master advanced techniques for P3O® management

After finishing the P3O® Online Course, delegates will have learned the more complex parts of the course. This knowledge will allow them to lead and give advice on P3O® practices in their organisations. They will have the confidence and ability to lead strategic changes and make sure projects and programs are successful.

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What's included in this P3O® Practitioner Training Course?

  • P3O® Practitioner Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors  
  • P3O® Practitioner Certificate  
  • Digital Delegate Pack
  • P3O® Practitioner Workbook

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P3O® Practitioner Exam Information

The P3O® Practitioner exam is tailored for those aiming to showcase advanced proficiency in the P3O® guidelines and contribute to its model's various offices, like the Portfolio, Programme, or Project Office. This exam, more advanced than the P3O® Foundation, delves deeper into the P3O® framework, making it pivotal for those considering a career in Project, Programme, or Portfolio Management.  

  • Question Type: Objective Testing 
  • Total Questions: 4 (each question is worth 20 marks) 
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 Marks 
  • Duration: 150 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book

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accredited by

Our P3O® PeopleCert course is accredited by Axelos

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Official Axelos P3O® Practitioner Exam

P3O® Re-Registration Course Outline

Candidates will be able to review different question types and practice answering real sample examination questions in examination conditions

The first day will cover the essential materials needed to understand P3O® Re-Registration, The P3O® Practitioner Re-registration exam will be taken on the second and final day of the P3O® course. Course attendees will be given a 1-hour home study each evening.

This course covers the following topics:

Module 1: How to Implement or Re-Energise a P3O®?

  • Permanent P3O®
  • Implementation Lifecycle for a Permanent P3O®
  • Identify Activity and Outputs
  • Vision Statement
  • Define Activities and Outputs
  • Establish the Implementation Team
  • Identify and Analyse Stakeholder
  • Threats to Achieving the Blueprint
  • Develop, Model, and Validate the Benefits
  • Develop and Confirm the Business Case
  • Plan Stage or Tranches of Delivery
  • Project Dossier
  • Deliver Activities and Outputs
  • Closure Activities
  • Post Implementation and Benefit Review
  • Closure Outputs
  • Temporary Office
  • Implementation Lifecycle for a Temporary Programme or Project Office
  • Established Timescales
  • Internal Resources
  • Implementation Lifecycle
  • Definition and Implementation
  • Closing Down a Temporary Office

Module 2: How to Operate a P3O®?

  • Overview of Tools and Techniques
  • Which Tools and Techniques?
  • Benefits of Standard Tools and Techniques
  • Critical Success Factors
  • P3O® Tools
  • Enterprise PPM (EPM) Solutions and Selecting EPM Solutions
  • P3O® Techniques
  • Prioritisation and Optimisation
  • Complexity Modeling
  • Management Dashboard
  • Knowledge Management
  • Workshops
  • Facilitation – Workshop Techniques
  • Skills Development and Maintenance
  • Business Process Swimlanes
  • Capacity Planning
  • P3O® Tools and Techniques
  • Tailoring of Approaches

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.

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Prerequisites of the P3O® Re-Registration

Re-registration candidates must have achieved a pass at the P3O®  Practitioner examination. Also, candidates must submit their candidate registration number of their expired Practitioner Certification.

Who should attend this  P3O® Re-Registration?

This P3O® Course is recommended for any P3O® Practitioner holders who wish to renew their knowledge of P3O after 3-5 years of holding the P3O Practitioner status.

P3O® Re-Registration Course Overview

The P3O Practitioner Exam Resit is an important option for delegates who want to maintain their P3O® Practitioner status. In the dynamic field of Project Management, staying updated and revalidating credentials is essential. This P3O Course offers an opportunity to refresh and update knowledge in line with the latest P3O® framework and practices.

Maintaining the P3O® Practitioner status is vital for project managers, PMO staff, and Programme Managers. As P3O® guidelines evolve, professionals in these roles must stay abreast of changes to ensure the highest standards in Project and Programme Management. This resit is particularly important for those whose certification is nearing the 3 to 5-year re-registration mark.

The Knowledge Academy’s 1-day P3O Online Course for the Practitioner Exam Resit is designed to provide a comprehensive refresher. It helps delegates review key concepts and understand the latest developments in P3O® methodologies. This targeted training ensures candidates are well-prepared to pass the P3O® Re-Registration examination and sustain their practitioner status.

Course Objectives

  • To refresh knowledge of the P3O® model and its components
  • To understand the latest updates in the P3O® framework
  • To prepare thoroughly for the P3O® Practitioner Re-registration Exam
  • To reinforce best practices in Project and Programme Management
  • To ensure continued alignment with professional standards in P3O®

Upon completion, delegates will be thoroughly prepared for the P3O® Practitioner re-registration exam. They will have renewed confidence in their understanding of P3O® principles and practices, ensuring their continued competence and relevance in the field of Project and Programme Management. This P3O Course is an essential step in maintaining the high standards expected of P3O® Practitioners.

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.

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What's included in this P3O® Re-Registration Training Course?

The following is included in this course:

  • P3O® Re-Registration Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors  
  • P3O® Re-Registration Certificate  
  • Digital Delegate Pack

P3O® Re-Registration Examination 

This exam:

  • Confirms knowledge and understanding of P3O®
  • Focuses on the ability to design, implement, manage, and work in a P3O® office
  • Two questions, with a scenario background
  • Each of the two questions is worth 20 marks
  • 40 marks in total
  • 30 minutes to complete the exam
  • Open book – the P3O® guide is allowed
  • The pass mark is 50%, 20 marks required out of a possible 40
  • The pass rate is 98%

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P3O® Practitioner Exam Information

The P3O® Practitioner exam is tailored for those aiming to showcase advanced proficiency in the P3O® guidelines and contribute to its model's various offices, like the Portfolio, Programme, or Project Office. This exam, more advanced than the P3O® Foundation, delves deeper into the P3O® framework, making it pivotal for those considering a career in Project, Programme, or Portfolio Management.  

  • Question Type: Objective Testing 
  • Total Questions: 4 (each question is worth 20 marks) 
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 Marks 
  • Duration: 150 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book

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accredited by

Our P3O® PeopleCert course is accredited by Axelos

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Official Axelos P3O® Foundation Exam

P3O® Foundation Exam Resit Course Outline

The P3O Foundation exam tests knowledge of the following:

  • High-level P3O model and its component offices
  • Differences between Portfolio, Programme and Project Management
  • Key functions and services of a P3O
  • Reasons for establishing a P3O model
  • Differences between types of P3O model and the factors that influence selection of the
  • most appropriate model
  • Processes to implement or re-energise a P3O
  • Tools and techniques used by a P3O
  • Purpose and major responsibilities of the defined roles

P3O Foundation Classroom Exam Information

Please arrive 30 minutes before the exam start time; unfortunately, late comers will not be permitted to enter the exam once it has commenced.

You will need to bring the following to the exam:

  • Photo ID (a passport or driving licence)
  • 2 pencils
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener 

P3O Foundation Online Exam Information

The exam is taken through a remote proctor, PeopleCert. You’ll be able to pick a date and time slot which is most convenient to you.

The system requirements for the exam are as follows:

  • Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7
  • Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)
  • Active Full-Time/Broadband internet connection of 512/512 kbps (up/down)
  • 16-bit monitor (at least 15”) with screen resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Speakers and microphone
  • Keyboard and mouse or another pointing device
  • A single web camera (embedded or external) you can rotate.

You will also need to present photo ID to verify your identity before the exam.

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Who should attend this P3O® Foundation Exam Resit?

This P3O® Course is open to anyone who has previously taken the P3O Foundation exam and not passed, or who has sat a P3O Foundation Training Course and is looking to sit the exam.

Prerequisites of the P3O® Foundation Exam Resit

You must have previously taken the P3O Foundation Exam to attend or have taken a P3O Foundation Course and not yet sat the exam.

P3O® Foundation Exam Resit Course Overview

The P3O® Foundation Exam Resit is a crucial opportunity for professionals who have previously engaged in P3O® Training but require another attempt at the certification exam. This resit is significant as it ensures that individuals fully grasp the P3O® guidance, which is essential for effective management within a P3O® model environment.

This resit is particularly important for professionals who have already undertaken a P3O® Course or sat for the P3O® Foundation exam. It’s aimed at individuals in Project, Programme, or Portfolio Management roles who need to solidify their understanding of P3O practices. Mastering this content is vital for those looking to contribute effectively to a P3O office or aiming for the P3O® Practitioner Certification.

The 1-day P3O® Foundation Exam Resit offered by the Knowledge Academy provides a focused review and preparation for the exam. It is designed to reinforce key concepts and address areas where delegates may have struggled previously. This targeted approach increases the likelihood of success in the resit, enabling delegates to achieve certification and apply P3O principles effectively in their roles.

Course Objectives

  • To review key P3O ® concepts and methodologies
  • To address specific areas of difficulty from previous attempts
  • To prepare thoroughly for the P3O® Foundation exam format
  • To boost confidence in understanding and applying P3O guidance
  • To achieve the necessary knowledge level for P3O® Practitioner Certification

Upon completion, delegates will be better prepared to retake and pass the P3O® Foundation exam. This resit training not only enhances their grasp of the P3O model but also solidifies their ability to apply these principles effectively within their organisations, paving the way for advanced P3O Certifications and career progression.

The Knowledge Academy is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS to run P3O exams.

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What's included in this P3O® Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

P3O® Foundation Exam

  • 75 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • Pass mark is 50% (35 marks out of 70)
  • 60 minutes to complete the exam
  • Closed book

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P3O® Foundation Exam Information

The P3O® Foundation Exam evaluates participants' understanding of the Portfolio, Programme, and Project Offices (P3O®) framework. P3O® provides guidance for setting up, developing, and maintaining support structures to enhance organisational decision-making and effective delivery of change initiatives. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 75 Questions 
  • Total Marks: 70 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 35/70  
  • Duration: 1 Hour  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

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Our P3O® PeopleCert course is accredited by Axelos

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Official Axelos P3O® Practitioner Exam

P3O® Practitioner Exam Resit Outline

The outcomes of the P3O Practitioner exam are that the candidate has the ability to:

  • Develop the business case required to obtain senior management approval for the P3O
  • Identify and build the most appropriate P3O model, which will adapt to the organisation’s
  • needs, taking account of the organisation’s size and portfolio, programme and project
  • management maturity
  • Identify the most appropriate roles required to populate a specified P3O structure
  • Plan the implementation of a P3O
  • Choose and use appropriate tools and techniques while running the P3O and advising
  • those who shape the portfolio of programmes and projects

 

Classroom Exam Information

Please arrive 30 minutes before the exam start time; unfortunately, late comers will not be permitted to enter the exam once it has commenced.

You will need to bring the following to the exam:

  • Photo ID (a passport or driving licence)
  • 2 pencils
  • Eraser
  • Sharpener 

 

Online Exam Information

The exam is taken through a remote proctor, PeopleCert. You’ll be able to pick a date and time slot which is most convenient to you.

The system requirements for the exam are as follows:

  • Windows® 10, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7
  • Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)
  • Active Full-Time/Broadband internet connection of 512/512 kbps (up/down)
  • 16-bit monitor (at least 15”) with screen resolution 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Speakers and microphone
  • Keyboard and mouse or another pointing device
  • A single web camera (embedded or external) you can rotate.

You will also need to present photo ID to verify your identity before the exam.

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Who should attend this P3O® Practitioner Exam Resit?

This P3O® Course is open to anyone who has previously taken the P3O Practitioner exam and not passed, or who has sat a P3O® Practitioner Training Course and is looking to sit the exam.

Prerequisites of the P3O® Practitioner Exam Resit 

You must have previously taken the P3O Practitioner exam to attend, or have taken a P3O® Practitioner Course and not yet sat the exam.

You must also hold the P3O Foundation certificate.

P3O® Practitioner Exam Resit Overview

The P3O® Practitioner Exam Resit is an important option for people who have already taken P3O® Practitioner training but need to take the exam again. This P3O Course is made to help them better understand and strengthen their prior knowledge of P3O methods. This is especially important for anyone wanting to do a good job in managing Portfolio, Programme, and Project Offices.

This P3O® Course is essential for Project Managers, PMO staff, and professionals involved in Portfolio, Programme, and Project Management who have previously undertaken the P3O® Practitioner Training or exam. Mastery of the content is key for those aiming to effectively design, implement, manage, or work within a P3O model, ensuring they can contribute significantly to their organisation's Project Management strategy.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day P3O® Practitioner Exam Resit is designed to refine and enhance the delegates' understanding of P3O practices. It revisits key concepts and strategies essential for the exam, providing a comprehensive review and the confidence needed to excel. Whether taken as a P3O® Online Course or in a classroom setting, this training is tailored to maximise exam readiness.

Course Objectives

  • To solidify understanding of P3O® model design and implementation
  • To reinforce knowledge of managing and working within a P3O® environment
  • To review critical concepts and methodologies from the Practitioner curriculum
  • To enhance exam preparation and technique for the Practitioner assessment
  • To build confidence for retaking the P3O® Practitioner Exam

Upon completion, delegates will be thoroughly prepared to retake the P3O® Practitioner Exam. With a reinforced grasp of key concepts and improved exam techniques, they will be well-positioned to achieve a passing score, enabling them to apply their knowledge effectively in professional P3O® roles.

The Knowledge Academy is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS to run P3O exams.

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What's included in this P3O® Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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P3O® Practitioner Exam Information

The P3O® Practitioner exam is tailored for those aiming to showcase advanced proficiency in the P3O® guidelines and contribute to its model's various offices, like the Portfolio, Programme, or Project Office. This exam, more advanced than the P3O® Foundation, delves deeper into the P3O® framework, making it pivotal for those considering a career in Project, Programme, or Portfolio Management.  

  • Question Type: Objective Testing 
  • Total Questions: 4 (each question is worth 20 marks) 
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 Marks 
  • Duration: 150 Minutes  
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book

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P3O® Training FAQs

A P3O qualification certifies that an individual has gained knowledge and understanding of the P3O guidance and can work effectively within, or in association with, a P3O office.
P3O offers structured support for organisations in business change, enabling more efficient delivery of projects and programmes, improved decision-making, and enhanced alignment with business strategies.
Project Management is versatile, applicable across various industries like IT, construction, healthcare, and finance, each offering unique challenges and opportunities.
Absolutely, a Project Management Course is a valuable investment. It enhances your skills, improves project success rates, and increases employability across diverse industries.
The P3O® Foundation Training typically does not require prerequisites, making it accessible for individuals at different stages of their Project Management career.
A Project Management Course will equip you with the necessary skills to effectively Manage Projects, align them with strategic objectives, and enhance your career prospects in Project Management.
Yes, our P3O® Courses are fully accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
The P3O Course fee generally includes the training material, access to expert instructors, examination fees (if applicable), and sometimes additional resources like support post-training.
Classroom based learning is available across the world in a range of luxury venues - enabling you to learn without travelling. The P3O® Courses can be undertaken midweek, at residential events, and solely on weekends too - optimising the learning potential of these P3O® Courses and tailoring your learning to your needs.
Homework may vary depending on the course structure but typically involves pre-reading or exercises to reinforce the day's learning. Before the P3O® Course begins regardless of whether you are taking the Foundation or Practitioner Course, delegates are recommended to reading the first chapter of the official P3O® manual, which will be provided to them.
Yes, our P3O® Courses include the respective P3O® Foundation and/or Practitioner Exam.
The Foundation exam is 60 minutes and the P3O® Practitioner exam is 150 minutes. The P3O® Practitioner Re-registration exam is 30 minutes.
The Foundation exam is multiple-choice and the Practitioner exam is assessed through an objective exam, which is comprised of extensive multiple-choice questions.
Please see our P3O® Training courses available in Belgium
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for P3O® Training.
The training fees for P3O® Training in Belgium starts from €3495.
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