Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner Overview

Praxis Framework™​ Foundation and Practitioner 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 Procedure of Organisation Management
  • Organisation Management – Levels
  • Standard Project Structure
  • Programme Structure
  • Organisation Management Plan

Module 6: Stakeholder Management

  • Principles, Goals and Procedure 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 Procedure for Information Management
  • Information Management Plan

Module 9: Scope Management Plan

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

Module 10: Requirements Management

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

Module 11: Benefits, Configuration, and Schedule Management

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

Module 12: Techniques and Charts

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

Module 13: Scheduling

  • Resource Scheduling
  • Resource Limited Scheduling
  • Options for Manipulating Activities
  • Options for Manipulating Resources
  • Estimating Techniques
  • Schedule Management Plan
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedure of Finance Management
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedure 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 Procedure of Funding
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedure 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 Procedure 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 Procedure of Change Management
  • Change Management Models
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedure of Resource Management
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedure of Procurement
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedure of Contract Management
  • Universal Principles Governing Contracts
  • Typical Contract Information and ‘Conditions’
  • Principles, Goals, and Procedure of Mobilisation
  • Resource Management Plan

Module 17: Project and Programme Processes

  • Identification Process
  • Appoint Identification Team
  • Review Previous Lessons
  • Prepare Brief
  • Prepare 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 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

Module 25: Introduction to P3 Management

  • Life Cycle Management
  • P3 Life Cycle Phases and Governance Mechanisms
  • Project and Programme Processes
  • Identification Processes
  • Sponsorship Process
  • Characteristics of a Sponsor
  • Leadership
  • Hersey and Blanchard
  • Adair's Action-Centred Leader
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • P3 Management Terms
  • Hertzberg
  • Prepare Brief
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Stakeholder Map
  • Goals of Influencing
  • Cialdini's Six Principles of Influence
  • Cohen and Bradford Influence Model
  • Ethics
  • Montana and Charnov’s Seven Forms of Power

Module 26: Business Case Management

  • Business Case
  • Justification
  • Prepare Definition Plan
  • Definition Process
  • Standard Project Structure
  • Programme Structure
  • Teamwork and Tuckman
  • Katzenbach and Smith’s Level of Teamwork
  • Conflict Management
  • Thamhain and Wilemon - Sources of Conflict
  • Conflict Management Models Maccoby and Scudder
  • Conflict Management Models Thomas-Kilmann

Module 27: Planning

  • Management Plans
  • Plan Delivery
  • Delivery Plans
  • Typical Sections of a Delivery Plan
  • Scope Management and Procedure
  • Product Definition Techniques
  • Requirements Management
  • Purpose of Value Management
  • Solutions Development
  • Benefits Management
  • Change Control
  • Configuration Management

Module 28: Schedule Management

  • Time Scheduling
  • Factors Affecting the Choice of Technique
  • Gantt Chart
  • Network Diagram – Precedence Diagram
  • Critical Path Analysis

Module 29: Resource Scheduling

  • Resource Limited Scheduling

Module 30: Options for Manipulating Activities

  • Finance Management
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Scoring Methods
  • Payback Method
  • Discounted Cash Flow
  • Funding
  • Budgeting and Cost Control

Module 31: Risk Management

  • Probability-Impact Assessment
  • Risk Responses
  • Change Management

Module 32: Resource Management

  • Procurement
  • Contract Management
  • Goals of Negotiation
  • Shell's Five Styles of Negotiation
  • Mobilisation
  • Delivery Process
  • Information Management
  • Control
  • RAG Reports
  • Earned Value Management
  • Where Will the Trend Lead?

Module 33: Communication

  • Goals of Communication
  • David Berlo’s Components of Communication
  • Boundaries Process
  • Assurance
  • Development Process
  • Context of the Development Process
  • Delegation
  • Closure Process
  • Benefits Realisation Process

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Who should attend this Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner Course?

This Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner Training Course is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the Praxis Framework™ and how to apply it in practice. This training course is especially beneficial for these professionals:

  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Change Managers
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Managers
  • Risk Managers

Prerequisites of the Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner Training Course, thus anyone can attend. However, successful completion of the Praxis Framework™ Foundation Examination is required before moving on to the Practitioner section of this Praxis Framework™ Course.

Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner Course Overview

Embark on a transformative journey in project and programme management with our Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner Course. Praxis Training provides a robust foundation by delving into the intricacies of project environments, emphasising the seamless integration of theory and real-world application. This course is not just about learning a framework; it's about mastering a dynamic approach to project management that aligns theory with practical implementation.

In an era where adaptability and precision are paramount, Praxis is a linchpin for Project Managers and professionals aspiring to excel in project and programme management. The course is tailored for those who understand that effective project management goes beyond theoretical knowledge, requiring a nuanced skill set that Praxis provides. As projects become more complex, the importance of mastering Praxis becomes increasingly evident for those seeking success in project leadership.

In this 5 day training course by The Knowledge Academy, delegates benefit from a condensed yet comprehensive exploration of the framework's principles and practical applications. This course isn't just about passing an exam; it's about gaining practical insights that can be immediately applied, enhancing your ability to navigate the complexities of modern project environments with confidence.

Course Objectives:

  • To comprehend the fundamental principles of the Praxis Framework
  • To apply Praxis principles in real-world project scenarios
  • To understand the importance of tailoring Praxis for different projects
  • To navigate complex project environments with confidence
  • To prepare for the Praxis Foundation and Practitioner examinations
  • To gain practical insights from expert-led sessions

Upon completion of the course, delegates emerge equipped to apply Praxis principles in diverse projects, earning a certification that validates their expertise in project and programme management.

 

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

  • Praxis Framework™ Foundation Examination
  • Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors  
  • Praxis Framework™ Foundation Certificate
  • Praxis Framework™ Practitioner 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

Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Exam Information

The Praxis Framework™ Practitioner exam assesses participants' ability to apply the principles and concepts of the Praxis Framework™ in real-world project and program management scenarios. This certification focuses on evaluating an individual's practical application of project and program management practices within the framework. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks 
  • Pass Marks: 50%, or 40/80 Marks 
  • Duration: 150 Minutes  
  • Open Book: Open book

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There are no formal prerequisites, thus anyone can attend. However, successful completion of the Foundation examination is required before moving on to the Practitioner section of this Praxis course.
This Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner certification is designed for anyone interested in acquiring an understanding of the Praxis framework. Those involved in the management of Projects, Programmes, and Portfolios will benefit from this training course.
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The price for Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner certification in Belgium starts from €4695
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