Training P3O®

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code: P3O-F

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Around the world, there are many organizations in both the public and private sectors, who recognize that their portfolio, programme and project management is best supported through a delivery support office. PRINCE2®, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP®), Management of Portfolio's (MOP®) and Management of Risk (M_o_R®) all touch on the need to provide adequate support structures. P3O® provides a single source of information for guidance or advice on setting up or running an effective delivery support office. Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O®) is a Best Management Practice certification that brings together a set of principles, processes and techniques to facilitate effective portfolio, programme and project management through enablement, challenge and support structures.

The purpose of the P3O® 2013 Foundation course, is that the candidate learns the:

  • High-level P3O® model and its component offices
  • Differences between Portfolio, Programme and Project Management
  • Key functions and services of a P3O®
  • Reasons for establishing a P3O® model
  • Differences between types of P3O® model and the factors that influence selection of the most appropriate model
  • Processes to implement or re-energize a P3O®
  • Tools and techniques used by a P3O®
  • Purpose and major responsibilities of the defined roles

Course Approach:

  • An Introduction to P3O® - Discussing why, when and how to use P3O® models including the difference between portfolio, programmes and project environments and their different requirements
  • Value - What value P3O® can bring to the organization including a business case, funding models and performance measures
  • Model - An overview of the different P3O® models with examples
  • Functions and Techniques - Details on the functions/services and techniques/tools used by units of a P3O® model.

Conspect Show list

  1. Introduction
  2. What Is A P3O® Model
  3. Why Have A P3O®
  4. How To Implement Or To Re-Energize A P3O®
  5. Tools And Techniques
  6. Sample Foundations exams
  7. Foundation exam (if chosen)
  8. Exam session
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Additional information

Difficulty level
Duration 3 days

About the exam: 70 exam questions (and 5 trial questions), lasts 60 minutes, pass mark is 35.


Authorized P3O® Trainer.

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The P3O® is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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Electronic materials: These are electronic training materials that are available to you based on your specific application: Skillpipe, eVantage, etc., or as PDF documents.




This is a TSO-accredited book by TSO/AXELOS, dedicated to the methodology and level.


The training prepares you for an optional Optional Certification Exam.

During the training: the exam in this form is given the last day of training in the training room under the supervision of the trainer.

Online at home: the exam in this form is delivered on your own computer anywhere after prior verification of its required configuration, among others. Internet access, webcam, microphone. The examination is conducted under the supervision of a remote proctor and can be completed within 3 months of the completion of the training.

Pearson VUE: This exam is delivered through Pearson VUE authorized testing centers across the country. When you purchase a voucher for the exam in this form you can complete it within 1 year of the end of the training.



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