The Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O®) guidance provides advice, supported by discussion and examples, on how to develop a governance structure that helps optimize an organization's investment in change alongside its business as usual work.
The P3O Foundation and Practitioner course, based on the 2013 guidance, comprises five days of trainer led instruction. The course will to provide delegates with a comprehensive and applied understanding of the P3O advice and prepare delegates for the P3O Foundation and Practitioner Certificate examination.
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.
At the end of this course you will understand:
Introduction and Overview
A high level introduction to the terminology used in the course and sets P3O's into an organisational context
Why have a P3O?
Examines the reason for having a P3O, and develops the business case to implement or reenergise a P3O.
Identifying the different ways that an organisation could implement a Portfolio, Programme or Project Office
Describing the typical roles and responsibilities within a P3O
Operating a P3O
Describing the range of tools and techniques that can be used to support the functions and services of a successful P3O
Identifying the lifecycle to implement a new, or revitalise an existing P3O, both permanent and temporary offices
PeopleCert exams take place remotely via PeopleCert Online Proctoring, and the afternoon of the last day of your course will continue with your learning until approximately 4.00pm. When booking your exam please ensure that it is for a time after the course has concluded and at a time convenient for you. You will be required to download and install ExamShield and conduct a compatibility test prior to sitting the exam.
The Foundation 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.
The Practitioner 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. Learners will be informed of their result by the examining body, normally within four weeks of exam completion.
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