Praxis Framework™ Training

accredited by

Our Praxis Framework™ Foundation course is accredited by APMG

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Official APMG Praxis Foundation Exam

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 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
  • 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, 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 the 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 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 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 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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accredited by

Our Praxis Framework™ Practitioner course is accredited by APMG

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

Official APMG Praxis Practitioner Exam

Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Training Course Outline

Module 1: 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: Schedule Management

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

Module 5: Resource Scheduling

  • Resource Limited Scheduling

Module 6: Options for Manipulating Activities

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

Module 7: Risk Management

  • Probability-Impact Assessment
  • Risk Responses
  • Change Management

Module 8: 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 Trend Lead?

Module 9: 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™ Practitioner Course?

This Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Training Course is designed for individuals who have already completed the Praxis Framework™ Foundation Course and want to learn how to apply the principles of Praxis Framework™ in practice. This training course is especially for these professionals:

  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Change Managers
  • Quality Managers
  • Senior Executives

Prerequisites of the Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Course

As a prerequisite of this course, delegates must have passed the Praxis Framework™ Foundation Examination and gained the associated certificate.

Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Course Overview

Embark on a transformative journey with our one-day Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Training, exploring the dynamics of project and programme management. The Praxis Framework™ serves as a robust guide, offering practical insights into adaptive management and effective project governance. In a landscape where project success hinges on methodological understanding, this training is indispensable for professionals seeking to elevate their project management prowess.

Understanding the Praxis Framework™ is imperative for Project Managers and professionals navigating modern project complexities. This framework provides a versatile and adaptive approach, ensuring practitioners are well-equipped to address evolving challenges. Seasoned Project Managers and newcomers alike find value in mastering Praxis, enhancing their ability to lead successful projects and aligning with industry best practices.

The 2-day Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Course delivered by The Knowledge Academy empowers delegates with practical skills and theoretical depth in Praxis Framework™ application. With a focus on fostering collaboration, effective communication, and adaptive project management, professionals can gain a comprehensive understanding of project governance.

Course Objectives:

  • To enhance practical application of Praxis Framework™
  • To enable effective project and programme management using Praxis
  • To ensure a comprehensive understanding of project governance
  • To equip professionals with adaptive project management skills
  • To foster collaboration and communication in project teams
  • To provide a recognised certification in Praxis Framework™

Upon completion, delegates will gain a deep understanding of the Praxis Framework™, enabling them to navigate complex project environments with confidence. The certification not only validates their proficiency in project and programme management but also enhances their career prospects in the competitive landscape.

 

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What’s included in this Praxis Framework™ Practitioner Course?

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

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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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accredited by

Our Praxis Project Management Framework course is accredited by APMG

Online Instructor-led (3 days)

Online Self-paced (24 hours)

Praxis Framework™ Bridging Exam

Praxis Framework™ Bridging Course ​​Outline

Module 1: Introduction to PraxisPraxis Framework™ Bridging

  • 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
  • Praxis and Other P3 Guidance
  • Praxis Delivery Functions

Module 2: Life Cycle

  • Typical Serial and Parallel Project Life Cycle
  • Typical Programme and Portfolio Life Cycle
  • Characteristics of an Agile Project and its Relationship with the Triple Constraint
  • Scrum Development Process Used in Agile Projects
  • Praxis and DSDM Agile

Module 3: Project and Programme Processes

  • Identification Processes
  • Sponsorship Process
  • Review Request for Authorisation
  • Provide Management Support
  • Confirm Closure
  • Goals and Characteristics of a Sponsorship
  • Leadership
  • Hersey and Blanchard
  • Adair’s Action-Centred Leader
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • P3 Management Terms
  • Hertzberg

Module 4: Knowledge Management

  • Goals of Knowledge Management
  • Establishing Knowledge Management
  • Goals of Capability and Maturity Management
  • CMMI Capability and Maturity Levels
  • Review Previous Lessons
  • Prepare Brief
  • Prepare Definition Plan
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Stakeholder Map
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Goals of Influencing
  • Cialdini’s Six Principles of Influence
  • Cohen and Bradford Influence Model
  • Ethics
  • Montana and Charnov’s Seven Forms of Power

Module 5: Business Case Management

  • Business Case
  • Justification
  • Prepare Definition Plan  
  • Definition Process
  • Appoint Definition Team
  • Pre-Authorisation Work
  • Plan Delivery
  • Consolidate Definition Documentation
  • Standard Project Structure
  • Programme Structure
  • Teamwork
  • Belbin Team Roles
  • 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 6: Planning

  • Management Plans
  • Inherent Uncertainty
  • Delivery Plans
  • Typical Sections of a Delivery Plan
  • Scope Management
  • Scope Management Procedure
  • Terminology of Scope
  • Scope Documents and Product Documents
  • Product Definition Techniques
  • Scope Management Plan
  • Requirements Management
  • Characteristics of a Well Specified Requirement
  • Purpose of Value Management
  • Solutions Development
  • Benefits Management
  • Benefits Management Plan
  • Change Control
  • Configuration Management

Module 7: Schedule Management

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

Module 8: Resource Scheduling

  • Resource Limited Scheduling
  • Schedule Management Plan

Module 9: Options for Manipulating Resources

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

Module 10: Risk Management

  • Risk Context
  • Risk Assessment Techniques
  • Probability-Impact Assessment
  • Risk Responses
  • Risk Management Plan
  • Risk Register
  • Change Management
  • Change Management Models
  • Change Management Plan

Module 11: Information Management

  • Information Management Plan
  • Control
  • Categories of Control Techniques
  • RAG Reports
  • Control Management Plan
  • Earned Value Management
  • Where Will the Trend Lead?

Module 12: Resource Management

  • Procurement
  • Contract Management
  • Goals of Negotiation
  • Typical Procedure of Negotiation
  • Shell’s Five Styles of Negotiation
  • Mobilisation and Delivery Process
  • Authorise Work
  • Progress Report
  • Update and Communicate
  • Accept Completed Work
  • Boundaries Process
  • Close and Review Previous Tranche/Stage
  • Assemble Documentation
  • Assurance
  • Development Process
  • Accept Work Package
  • Context of the Development Process
  • Closure Process
  • Prepare for Closure
  • Benefits Realisation Process
  • Prepare for Transition
  • Conclude Transition
  • Delegation
  • SMART Objectives
  • MoSCoW Prioritisation
  • Prepare for Closure
  • Review
  • Benefits Realisation Process
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Goals of Communication
  • David Berlo’s Components of Communication

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Who should attend this Praxis Framework™ Bridging Course?

This Praxis Framework™ Bridging Training Course is designed for individuals who already have knowledge of, or a certification in another Project Management framework, such as PRINCE2® or MSP®. The course is also beneficial for candidates who want to learn how the Praxis Framework™ complements or integrates with their existing knowledge.

This training course is especially beneficial for these professionals:

  • PRINCE2® Certified Professionals
  • PMP® Certified Professionals
  • APM PMQ Certified Professionals
  • APM PFQ Certified Professionals
  • Programme Managers with MSP® Certifications
  • Project Managers

Prerequisites of the Praxis Framework™ Bridging Course

Delegates that hold at least one of the following qualifications are allowed to take the Praxis Framework™ Bridging Course:

  • PRINCE2® Foundation
  • PRINCE2® Practitioner
  • MSP® Foundation
  • MSP® Practitioner
  • MSP® Advanced Practitioner
  • APM PFQ
  • APM PMQ
  • PRINCE2® Agile Practitioner
  • PMP®
  • Programme Management Professional (PgMP)®

Praxis Framework™ Bridging Course Overview 

Praxis Training stands as a cornerstone in the realm of project and programme management, offering a dynamic framework that seamlessly integrates project, programme, and portfolio management. This framework is designed to provide professionals with a comprehensive set of tools and methodologies, fostering an environment where projects thrive and organisational goals are met with precision.

In today's dynamic business landscape, mastering Praxis is not just beneficial but imperative for Project Managers seeking to excel in their roles. Its adaptability to various project scenarios and scalability makes it relevant for professionals across industries. Project Managers, Programme Managers, and Portfolio Managers aiming to broaden their skill set and enhance their strategic project management capabilities will find Praxis Training invaluable.

The 3-day Praxis Framework™ Bridging Course offered by The Knowledge Academy is tailored to provide delegates with a deep understanding of Praxis concepts. Beyond theoretical knowledge, the course emphasises practical application, ensuring that professionals can seamlessly apply Praxis principles in their day-to-day project management endeavours.

Course Objectives:

  • To grasp the foundational concepts of Praxis Framework™
  • To understand the integration of project, programme, and portfolio management
  • To apply Praxis principles in real-world project scenarios
  • To enhance risk management skills within the Praxis context
  • To gain proficiency in tailoring Praxis to specific project needs
  • To achieve a certification validating Praxis expertise

Upon completion, delegates emerge equipped with a robust understanding of Praxis, enabling them to navigate diverse projects successfully and earn industry recognition for their proficiency in project and programme management.

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What’s included in thisPraxis Framework™ Bridging Course?

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

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Praxis Framework™ Bridging Exam Information

The Praxis Framework™ Bridging 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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accredited by

Our Praxis Framework™ Foundation and Practitioner course is accredited by APMG

Online Instructor-led (5 days)

Online Self-paced (40 hours)

Official APMG Praxis Foundation Exam

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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Speak to a training expert for advice if you are unsure of what course is right for you. Give us a call on +44 1344 203999 or Enquire.

Praxis Framework™ Training FAQs

The Praxis Framework is a project and programme management methodology that provides a structured yet adaptable approach, seamlessly integrating traditional and Agile methods for efficient project delivery.
Praxis Training Courses offer professionals a comprehensive understanding of the framework, fostering expertise in project and programme management, and providing practical skills for immediate application in diverse project scenarios.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend these Praxis Courses.
The Praxis Certification Courses include coverage of foundational principles, integration with other methodologies, and practical application in real-world project scenarios. Delegates will also delve into risk management strategies within the context of the Praxis Framework, equipping them with essential skills for navigating project complexities. Additionally, the courses prepare delegates for the Praxis Foundation exam, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the framework.
Yes, these Praxis Courses offered by The Knowledge Academy are accredited, ensuring that the content and delivery meet industry standards and quality benchmarks.
Yes, upon successful completion of the Praxis Training, delegates will receive a Praxis Certification, validating their proficiency in applying the Praxis Framework to project and programme management.
Completing Praxis Certification Courses opens up job opportunities in roles such as Project Manager, Programme Manager, and Project Coordinator, across various industries, enhancing career prospects in the field of project management.
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Praxis Framework™ Training.
The price for Praxis Framework™ Training certification in Philippines starts from $3795.

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