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Overview

The Knowledge Academy

Introduction

This 5-day P3O® course is designed to give you everything you need to know to pass the P3O® Foundation and Practitioner exams. Training takes place over five days, during which you will also take both exams. The course is fully accredited by APMG International.

P3O® Foundation and Practitioner is a valuable certification in the project management industry, showing that the individual is able to establish, develop and maintain a support structure for the delivery of change throughout the organisation, whether through a single office, or a linked office set.

 

Pre-Course Reading

Before the course begins, we recommend reading the first chapter of the official P3O® manual, which will be provided.

 

Prerequisites

This course is open to everyone and there are no prerequisites.

 

Who Should Attend?

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

 

Course Structure

  • Five days, with a two-part structure
  • In the first three days, you will prepare for and take the Foundation exam
  • The remaining days will for taking the Practitioner exam

 

Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

  • Why have a P3O?
  • P3O Model
  • Implement or Re-Energize a P3O
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Business Case
  • Model Tailoring
  • P3MS Summary
  • Functions and Services

 

P3O® Foundation and Practitioner Exams

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%

 

Practitioner exam:

  • Focuses on the ability to design, implement, manage or work in a P3O® office
  • Objective testing, a type of multiple choice
  • 4 questions, worth 20 marks each
  • 150 minutes
  • Open book – the P3O® guide is allowed
  • Pass mark is 50%

 

Why choose The Knowledge Academy?

  • We provide you with the official guide to P3O®, Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices
  • You will also receive The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, which has all presentation slides used during training and exam guidance
  • We make the learning experience enjoyable
  • We are trusted by globally leading brands such as JP Morgan, HSBC and Sony as a learning partner of choice.
  • We provide pre- and post-course support so you never feel alone
  • All of our training is hands-on, using real-world examples
  • As a market leader, we have an extremely high global pass rate
  • Over 90% of our delegates come back to us for further training
  • We have the best instructors in the industry which is reflected in our position as the market leader for professional qualifications
  • We provide value for money and trained over 25,000 delegates last year
  • We have some of the most luxurious course venues worldwide

Click ‘Book Now’ or ‘Enquire’ next to the date of your choice and our expert advisors will be in touch.

 

What is P3O®?

P3O (Project, Programme and Project Office) is a framework enabling businesses to set up and maintain a support structure for the delivery of change within their organisation. Provided by the global best practice provider AXELOS, P3O links easily with other AXELOS best practice frameworks such as PRINCE2, MSP and M_o_R because its guidance helps to support and maintain each of the areas these frameworks cover. It helps to align these areas of interest with the business’s objectives, ensuring senior management are able to make informed decisions about how these components of the business can fit in with the overall strategy.

 

Case Study

BT Design, the design and implementation part of the telecommunications company British Telecom, used P3O in order to support and improve their programme delivery.

In 2008, BT were expanding quickly into new markets, meaning they needed to collect their systems and programmes together and ensure they extracted maximum benefit from them. They did this through a programme called Milestone.

Through Milestone, BT found out that different programmes were being delivered in different ways, and that they needed a consistent approach to programme delivery. They chose P3O, as they felt its proven credentials as a best practice framework meant it would be dependable and consistent.

To implement P3O, BT started with their senior management. By showing them how P3O could be used to help to manage programmes and see what value those programmes were bringing to the business, the Milestone team were quickly able to get the senior management on their side. Once senior management took it seriously, so did everyone else.

The Best Practice guidelines of P3O allowed BT Design to create a Best Practice Team, who worked on the most difficult programmes throughout the business. The team rolled out a universal set of best practice processes across the business, ensuring everything was done consistently and in the most effective way.

Finally, P3O allowed BT Design to balance and manage their portfolio. It gave them a much clearer view of the organisational processes, meaning decision makers had a better idea if programmes were viable or not, and ensured that everybody leading programmes used the best standards of practice. 

P3O® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS limited

FAQs
  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, it is accredited by APMG International.

  • What experience does the course instructor have?

    All of our trainers are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience.

  • What does 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 Foundation and Practitioner exams.

  • Are there any prerequisites for the examinations?

    No, there are no prerequisites.

  • What is the structure of the exams?

    The Foundation exam is multiple choice and the Practitioner exam is in the "Objective Testing" format, a type of multiple-choice.

  • What is the pre-course work?

    Before the course begins, we recommend reading the first chapter of the official P3O® manual, which will be provided.

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am.

  • What are the hours of the course?

    The training hours start at 9am and finish at 5pm approximately.

What's Included?
  • Official P3O Manual
  • The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
  • Pre-Course Material
  • Exams
  • Certificates
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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PRINCE2 Will Change Your Life

I’m sure the question that’s floating around your mind is “How?”

Well you’ve come to the right place because we’re going to tell you all about it.

PRINCE2 is an acronym for Projects in Controlled Environments. It’s a de facto process-based method for effective project management. This means that the course allows you to run your business with the correct methodology in mind. PRINCE2 has become increasingly more popular and is now a globally recognised certification in both public and private sector organisations. 

Fact of the day:
“PRINCE2 has been around since 1989, that’s nearly 30 years!”

PRINCE2’s Key Features Include:
     1. Business justification focus
     2. An organised and defined structure for the project management team
     3. A planning approach to products
     4. Helps divide your poroject into stages that are manageable and controllable
     5. A level of flexibilty that can applied to your business' project(s)

So what are the benefits of PRINCE2?
By using PRINCE2, it will provide you with the resources and the ability to manage your business as well as projecting risk more effectively.
This will benefit:
     - Anyone searching for leading project management skills to further their career
     - Any current budding project managers within your business
     - Directors or executives of projects and organisations

Having a PRINCE2 certification would be an asset to your career; not only will it increase your likelihood for employment, but it also helps you fulfil your job to the best of your abilities!

Where do you see yourself in years to come?
Being PRINCE2 Certified opens up many doors to a better future. It will enable you to make your way up the management ladder. Getting a project management role can require several years of experience within a technical role appropriate to the project, but being certified would boost your chances of being able to climb that ladder quicker!

You could find yourself managing projects anywhere from the top of an office building to even remote tropical islands out on the ocean.

Qualifications and Training
Imagine PRINCE2 as if it were a cake; with four tiers, each containing a different level of which you can study the course.
PRINCE2 Foundation:
This is the base of the cake, a great place to start is you’re new. The foundation course covers the basic methodology and terminology of PRINCE2.
PRINCE 2 Practitioner:
The second tier is suitable for those already managing projects within a PRINCE2 environment and therefore have a little experience in mind.
PRINCE2 Foundation & Practitioner:
Tier three contains both courses if you wish to take both.
PRINCE2 Re-Registration:
You will need to re-register after 3-5 years of becoming “PRINCE2 Certified”, this is just to keep your memory refreshed. Just think of it as you’re done eating the first and second (maybe even third) tiers of your cake – but the final tier, you can’t quite stomach yet. So you come back to it every now and then to remind you how good it tastes.

The world of PRINCE2 will open up your mind to many possibilities in the future of your career.

“So have your cake and eat it.”

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