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P3O® Foundation Training

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What is P3O® Foundation Training?

The Portfolio, Programme, and Project Officers (P3O®) scheme offers guidance on optimising investment whilst not inhibiting or influencing alternative business operations. As a recognised and valuable Project Management qualification, the P3O® Foundation Certification confirms to employers, both present and future, that a candidate is aware of the P3O® model and could productively interact with a P3O® project. This P3O® Training Foundation Certificate is designed for individuals that wish to elevate their fundamental knowledge of the P3O® Model and its concepts - from deciphering the complex terminology to preparing for the proposition of higher level certifications. Led by highly experienced and accredited instructors, the Foundation course will consist of instructor-led workshops, in order to ensure that candidates gain applicable and underpinning conceptual knowledge of P3O®. This P3O®  Course will allow individuals to analyse and distinguish between the correct and incorrect utilisation of P3O® principles in business justifications.

Whilst providing an effective framework for repeat usage, P3O® Training is primarily designed to develop proficient Project Managers and Project Contributors that are capable of initiating and leading transformational business change. The P3O® guidance brings about a collaboration of principles, foundations, processes, and techniques to contribute and facilitate Portfolio, Programme, and Project Management - in order to provide a set framework in which to adhere to on regular basis to assure consistency. Additionally, the P3O® Model can be utilised as a career path framework in which to follow, from contributing to projects with a basic P3O® understanding, to leading Projects with the P3O® Practitioner Course.

What are the objectives of P3O® Foundation Training?

This P3O® Foundation training course aims to educate candidates on P3O® Principles, in order to enable the initiation, development, and maintenance of a support structure for effective business change.

Who is P3O® Foundation Training intended for?

This training course is suitable for:

  • Managers assessing different business change frameworks
  • Project Managers gaining an initial understanding of P3O® principles
  • Office Staff that are required to understand P3O® business operations
  • P3O Project Contributors
  • P3O Portfolio Officers

 How are candidates assessed?

  • 70-Question Multiple Choice Exam
  • 60 Minutes
  • 50% Mark Required to Gain Certification
  • Closed Book Examination

P3O® Foundation Training Course Content

P3O Training covers: 

  • Key P3O® Operations
  • Underpinning concepts of P3O®
  • Individual, Collaborative, and Integrated Working Methods
  • Enabling Consistent Practice and the Benefits of Dependable Project Management
  • Benefits of Risk Analysis and Pre-empting Issues
  • Best Practice in P3O Projects
  • Developing Support Structures
  • Promoting Evidence-based Decision Making
  • Quality Assurance
  • Identifying Clear Roles of Responsibility
  • Supporting Provision
  • Enhancing Financial Viability of Projects
  • Building a Longitudinal Skilled Work Force
  • Ensuring Strategy and Resource Optimisation
  • Creating Capability Models to Predict Efficiency
  • Encouraging Business Transparency


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Course Details

  1. Course Title

    P3O® Foundation Training

  2. Duration

    3 Days

  3. Price Starting From

    £874.00 + VAT

Onsite Training

This course can be run in-company anywhere in the world & we can tailor the content to focus on your requirements.

We regularly provide training in London, Manchester, Bristol and all over the United Kingdom.

Who is this course for?

There are no prerequisites prior to sitting the training course - the course is available to everyone regardless of experience.

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