P3O Foundation & Practitioner Classroom

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What is the P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Classroom course?

The P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Classroom course will teach you how to bring together a set of principles, processes and techniques to help deliver projects or programmes across an organisation or within a department. P3O® is aligned to PRINCE2®, MSP®, and M_o_R® and provides a decision enabling/delivery support structure for all change.

P3O® is a part of the AXELOS Global Best Practice suite of courses and will ensure consistent delivery of projects and programmes that meet business objectives. Our face-to-face classroom training will give you a high quality, detailed understanding of the P3O® methodology and how you can implement it to design, manage or work in any component office within a P3O® model. The course will take a total of five days.

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Who is it for

Is the P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Classroom course right for me?

P3O® is ideal for staff involved in any branch of a portfolio, programme or project who wish to gain the qualification. This can be anyone looking to work within a P3O® model, or someone who is looking to gain the certificate for a promotion or boost in their knowledge.


How will the P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Classroom course advance my career?

P3O® is a globally recognised best practice methodology to deliver projects and programmes across organisations. It is intended for Senior Managers, Owners, Project Managers and Programme Manager who have a central focus on enhancing managerial competencies.

The average salary of a professional with the P3O® qualification is £62,000.

Source: itjobswatch

Why study with us

Why study the P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Classroom course with e-Careers?

  • Fully Accredited by PEOPLECERT
  • Small Class Size (Capped at 16)
  • High Pass Rate
  • Pre & Post Course Support
  • Onsite/In-House Courses
  • Official Exams Included
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices: P3O® Guide Included
  • eCertificate Included
  • Highly Experienced Trainers
  • Best Price Guarantee (like for like)
  • We can run private events for international or corporate clients, please speak to us for more information
  • Highly acclaimed advanced preparation material which can be accessed on mobile devices and tablets, including sample exam questions, video presentations, personal progress reports and a wealth of resources to help you prepare for your course
  • Post-course resources – following completion of the course, your advanced preparation account will be transferred to a post-course account and you will have access to P3O® template documents, completed sample management products, an interactive process model with e-learning and video presentation for reviewing the method and project health check tools
  • Drinks and refreshments included (also lunch at some locations)
  • Interest free credit and Finance options available.

Course Details

What modules are included in the P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Classroom course?

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Why have a P3O®?
  • P3O® Models
  • Operating a P3O®
  • P3O® Implementation
  • Exam Preparation

P3O® Foundation Exam Information

  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per paper
  • 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) - 50%
  • 60-minute duration
  • Closed book.

P3O® Practitioner Exam Information

  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions 20 Marks per question,
  • 40 marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • Two-and-a-half hours (150 minutes) duration, no additional reading time
  • Open book exam (only the official P3O® Guide is allowed)

What does the P3O® Foundation & Practitioner Classroom course cover?

  • How portfolio, programmes and projects relate
  • Why it is important to provide appropriate support at all these levels
  • The value of a P3O® to the organization
  • How to identify a 'best-in-class' P3O® model
  • How to identify different models for support provision, and the factors that influence their design
  • To recognise the roles within a P3O®
  • To apply the main P3O® principles
  • How to identify the tools and techniques that support consistent delivery of functions and services
  • 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 organization's needs, taking account of the organization'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.

Our P3O® courses are run in association with Simetral Ltd.

P3O®, PRINCE2®, MSP® and M_o_R® are registered trademarks of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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