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P3O Foundation

P3O Foundation Course

The P3O® Foundation course is designed for people who require a general level of P3O understanding.

P3O Foundation aims to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the P3O guidance to interact effectively with, or act as an informed member of, an office within a P3O model. To this end participants need to show that they understand the principles and terminology of the P3O guide.

Following the completion of the P3O Foundation course participants should:

  • Be able to describe the high-level P3O model and know the differences between Portfolio, Programme and Project Management
  • Know the arguments for establishing a P3O model and measuring its success
  • Describe the purpose and major content of all roles
  • State the key functions and services of a P3O
  • Describe tools and techniques used by a P3O
  • Know how to develop a governance structure that helps optimize an organisation’s investment in change alongside its Business as Usual
  • Pass the P3O Foundation exam
  • Members of offices within a P3O model
  • Anyone who needs to understand the terminology and concepts underpinning P3O and those wishing to pursue higher level qualifications.
  • 1 hour
  • 75 questions
  • Objective Test Questions
  • 50% pass mark
  • Closed book

Upon successful completion of the exam and following confirmation of the results, the participants will receive a unique, secure and auditable electronic certificate from PeopleCert.

It is desirable, but not essential, that participants have some work-experience on projects and programmes. Some pre-read material is provided prior to the training and is expected to be fully read before attending the course.

The following course material is included for this training:

  • Pre-Course Study Materials

The course preparation materials include a structured Pre-Course Study Guide – available online

  • P3O Foundation Material

The material includes the official P3O digital Manual, case study, exercises and solutions, P3O Glossary, Foundation test-exams and hints & tips for the Foundation Examination.

  1. We guarantee a comprehensive learning experience. Our course includes pre-course material, manual, practice tests and the official exam.
  2. We have a 100% pass rate on the P3O Foundation exam! We are confident that you will pass your Foundation exam at the first attempt.
  3. Take advantage of our 20 years’ experience delivering best practice training across the world.
  4. We provide expertise: QRP trainers are carefully selected from our specialized network. Most trainers are accredited on multiple Best Practices.
  5. Our P3O training courses are fully accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of Axelos.
4 half days
€ 1575
  • P3O Foundation Exam
  • Take2: Free Exam Resit
  • Live Expert Guidance
  • Pre-Course Study Guide
  • Official Digital Manual
  • Digital Course Material
  • Practice Tests
  • Simulated Mock Exams

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