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Classroom Training

At The Knowledge Academy, our classroom-based training courses allow delegates to study and learn in a friendly, engaging, and interactive environment. We ensure the very best level of teaching, with first-rate instructors, resources, and state-of-the-art facilities. We provide courses of varying durations and can arrange weekend and residential courses in order to suit your requirements.

Furthermore, our classroom courses are carried out in thousands of locations worldwide, making training easily accessible wherever you are. Our courses typically begin at 9.00 am and continue until 5.00 pm each day, with breaks and refreshments provided. , As our most popular form of training available, we pride ourselves in continuously delivering an outstanding learning experience for our delegates in the classroom.

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  • Direct support from our experienced trainers throughout the course
  • Training courses available in thousands of locations globally
  • Partake in engaging and valuable activities in the classroom to boost your learning potential
  • Receive an all-encompassing learning experience

Online Training

Our online-based training courses aim to provide you with a complete training experience. Due to their flexibility, these courses are greatly suited to busy working professionals, or any individual who would prefer the convenience of an online training course.

Our Computer-Based Training (CBT) courses remove the time and cost associated with travelling to course locations. You can complete your chosen course in any location, and work at your own pace, as the learning portal can be accessed 24/7. All of our online training courses have technical and administrative support and mobile access. Furthermore, each course has been carefully designed to incorporate informative, instructive, and engaging content. In this way, online learning can guarantee a valuable and enjoyable training solution.

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  • Our flexible online courses provide you with 24/7 access
  • Take your time with 90 days from first login to complete the course
  • Enjoy an engaging and interactive learning experience
  • Courses available through our easy-to-use learning portal

In-House Training

Our In-House training option allows you to select any of our courses and receive training at a venue of your choice, by any method of your choice.

In-House courses deliver training to multiple employees at once, thus reducing travel expenses and providing you with the ultimate convenience and value for money. In addition, this option allows you to receive a training course that has been specifically tailored to meet your business needs, ensuring first-class quality, applicability, and value.

By choosing to bring bespoke training to the office, you can improve business performance, and make your organisation more streamlined, resourceful, and profitable. With over 25 years’ of experience, we are the market-leaders of In-House training.

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  • Reduce the costs of employees taking time away from the workplace to train
  • Streamline your business with this bespoke training solution
  • Maximise your training budget
  • Monitor your employees’ progress and ensure that they receive applicable qualifications

Virtual Training

Our Virtual training courses provide you with the option to learn using a specialised simulated virtual environment. In this environment, our expert training instructors will be able to convey information and provide you with the all the knowledge you require to earn your qualification with The Knowledge Academy. As the largest global training provider, this method of training allows us to extend our training scope to those who may not be able to attend a classroom course itself, but would like to receive direct training and support from an instructor.
Using this training delivery method, you would benefit from the convenience of remote access and the elimination of the time and cost associated with travelling to a training venue.

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  • Receive direct support from our experienced trainers
  • Acquire the benefits of a classroom course, without the need to travel
  • Train from the comfort of your own home using remote access
  • All virtual training courses come with technical and administrative support
Project Management

P3O Foundation

  • P3O® Foundation includes official P3O® Manuals, Examinations & Certificates
  • Trusted P3O® Management Training. Accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS
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P3O® Foundation Training Outline

This is a three day course. The first two days shall be spent preparing for the P3O® Foundation exam by studying the official P3O manual. The exam will be taken on the final day.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Essential P3O® operations and concepts

  • Individual, collaborative, and integrated working methods

  • Benefits of project management

  • Risk analysis and for-seeing issues

  • Best practice in P3O® projects

  • Support structures development

  • Encouraging evidence-based decision making

  • Quality assurance

  • Roles of responsibility and delegation of tasks

  • Supporting provision

  • Improving the financial aspects of projects

  • Creating a skilled workforce

  • Optimising resources

  • Predict efficiency by creating capability models

  • Business transparency at the forefront 


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

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P3O® Foundation Training Overview

This comprehensive course will equip candidates with the basic tools and techniques of P3O®, and educate them on the constituents of a successful P3O®. This certification enables individuals to contribute to an office or enterprise in a supporting role. P3O® Foundation is a valuable certification in the project management industry, showing that you have the knowledge to operate within a project office which follows the P3O® model. Once you have obtained your P3O® Foundation certification, you will be ready to proceed onto the P3O® Practitioner course.


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 course includes the Foundation certification

  • Our P3O® courses are fully accredited by the PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS

  • Accelerate your portfolio, programme, and project management career

  • 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® training 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.


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Who Should Attend?

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



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


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

P3O® Foundation Examination

This exam is:

  • Multiple choice

  • 75 questions

  • 5 questions are trial and not counted

  • 1 hour

  • Closed book

  • Pass mark is 50%

  • Pass rate is 98%

  • Confirms knowledge and understanding of P3O®


The following is included in this P3O® Foundation course:

  • P3O® Foundation Examination

  • Pre-course material

  • The Knowledge Academy P3O® Foundation Manual

  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices 2013 ISBN: 9780113314225

  • Experienced Instructor

  • Certificate

  • Refreshments

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The Knowledge Academy are accredited for all their P30® course by BCS on behalf of AXELOS.

Resources Included

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience

Various Delivery Methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style

P3O Foundation FAQs

Yes, our P3O® courses are fully accredited by the PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
A P3O® Foundation certification will never expire and is eternally valid.
Yes, our P3O® course includes the P3O® Foundation exam.
Here at The Knowledge Academy, we’re extremely proud of our high pass rates for our P3O® courses. Our Foundation exam has pass rates of 98%.
The Foundation exam is 60 minutes.
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 courses and tailoring your learning to your needs.
All of our trainers are fully accredited, engaging, and have many years of experience.
Before the Foundation course begins, we recommend reading the first chapter of the official P3O® manual, which will be provided to you.

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

Some of our clients

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

Diane Gray, Shell

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