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P3O® Foundation and Practitioner

Exam Information:

The P3O Foundation examination will be taken on the afternoon of day three of the course. The exam is a multiple choice exam consisting of 75 questions that must be answered in 1 hour. To be successful in this exam the delegate must correctly answer 35 or more questions. Delegates will be informed of their indicative result before they leave the course.

The P3O Practitioner examination will be taken on the afternoon of day five of the course. The exam is a multiple choice exam consisting of 80 marks (4 questions with 20 marks per question) that must be answered in 2 ½ hours. To be successful in this exam the delegate must get 40 or more marks. The exam allows the use of the 2013 version of the P3O manual. Delegates will be informed of their result by the examining body, normally within four weeks of course completion.

P3O®, MSP®, PRINCE2® and MoP® are Registered Trade Marks of AXELOS Limited.

Suitable for:

This course is aimed at members of offices within a P3O model or anyone who needs to understand the terminology and concepts underpinning a P3O. 

  • Senior managers wishing to gain an understanding of possible structures for supporting business change and the type and level of support that can be provided by Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices.
  • Senior Managers, Programme and Project Managers who require an understanding of how portfolio and programme offices can add value and enhance the delivery of strategic business change, benefits and capability.
  • Managers and/or staff who have been tasked to create delivery support structures and mechanisms within their organisation
  • Experienced portfolio or programme office managers who need to review, revitalise or tailor current portfolio or programme office provision
  • Portfolio office or programme office staff who need to understand the importance of their role
  • Staff responsible for programme/project assurance

Prerequisites

The course fee includes the examination fee for the Foundation and Practitioner examination. During the course you will asked to provide written permission which enables Trigraph to pass on your pass mark to your employer.

You must bring photographic identification on exam days (passport, driving license or student card) as it is an examination requirement to produce it for the invigilator prior to the exam. Failure to produce a valid form of photographic identification may result in a candidate not being able to sit the exams. 

Delegates need to have worked in a project/programme environment and understand the basic principles relating to Programme and Project Management. A basic understanding of MSP (Managing Successful Programmes) or a Foundation qualification in MSP would be a benefit for this course.

Pre Course Reading

You will be provided with pre-course reading prior to attending the course. This pre-reading is in the form of a PDF and is expected to take approximately two to three hours to complete. This is only a guide and you may wish to spend longer on this activity to help you prepare effectively. Your learning starts with this pre-reading, so please ensure you can complete the pre-course activities

Objectives

At the end of this course you will understand:

  • 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
  • To prepare for and take the P3O Foundation examination
  • 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.
  • Delegates will also sit the P3O® Foundation and Practitioner examination.


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CPD Points:

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Date(s):

20th Nov (Mon) to 24th Nov (Fri)

Time(s):

Begins at 09:00 and ends at 17:00

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