The aim of the course is to provide students a strong understanding of the principles that P3O is founded on and explore the justification, creation and management of a P3O model.
P3O FOUNDATION – WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Head of Portfolio Office and Portfolio Specialists, Programme & Project Office Managers and staff, Centre of Excellence Managers and staff.
There is no formal prerequisite for Foundation training though some knowledge of project or programme management practices will be beneficial.
P3O FOUNDATION – COURSE COMPOSITION
The training will cover:
The principles, processes, functions and services of a P3O
P3O tools and techniques
The environment in which to establish a P3O
How to measure the success of a P3O
Roles & responsibilities within a P3O
The processes for implementing a P3O within the business environment
P3O FOUNDATION – COURSE FORMAT
A 3 day training program comprising of presentation, discussions and exercises. The training concludes with the P3O Foundation certification exam.
P3O FOUNDATION – COURSE EXAM
The Foundation exam is a closed book, 75 question multiple choice exam. The exam must be completed within 60 minutes and delegates must score 35 marks and above to attain the P3O Foundation certification. Please note 5 of the 75 questions are trial questions that do not contribute to the final mark.
P3O FOUNDATION – COURSE MATERIAL, FEE & INCLUSIONS
Accredited training manual
The official manual: P3O – Portfolio, Programme & Project Offices
Sample Foundation exams
Fees for public courses include the above mentioned course material, exam fee, lunch and refreshments. Note: Fees vary between countries due to differences in exam fee prices per country and cost base variations between countries.