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P3O® Practitioner Weekend

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O®) Course

"P3O® is a Registered Trade Mark of AXELOS Limited"

Benefits for Individuals
  • Ensure consistent delivery of projects and programmes and meet business objectives through effect use of resources.
  • Develop capability, capacity and risk models to suit the organizational maturity culture.
  • Help identify potential opportunities to be realized, exploited or enhanced as part of risk analysis.
  • Ensure that the strategies and performance requirements of your organization are realized via projects, programmes and operational business units.
  • Improve organizational accountability, decision making, transparency and visibility.
Benefits for Organizations
  • Establish, develop and maintain appropriate support structures to facilitate decision making, benefits realization and successful delivery of projects and programmes.
  • Assure that a joined-up set of outcomes and benefits is measured, managed, monitored and refined to ensure that optimal investment and strategic goals are achieved.
  • Deliver strategy, reduce benefits loss and deliver programmes and projects more effectively.
  • Provide assurance, coaching and mentoring to build a workforce capable of first-class programme and project delivery.
  • Protect revenue and spend while enhancing value for money.

Following confirmation of booking, delegates will be sent carefully-selected pre-course work. The pre-course work will require around 15 hours of study prior to the course start date. The P3O®Foundation and Practitioner training event is an intensive 5 day course that includes the P3O®Foundation and Practitioner examinations. Upon booking, Joining Instructions that describe the course location and other administrative details will be sent. In addition, delegates will be required to complete 2 hours homework each evening which will be set by the trainer.

P3O®Foundation Examination

One-hour duration with 75 question multiple choice examination with a pass mark of 35 out of 70 (there are five trial questions). Success in this examination indicates that the candidate would be able to act as an informed member of a Portfolio management team using the P3O®method within a Portfolio environment. Please note that success in the Foundation examination is a prerequisite for that candidate to move forward to the Practitioner examination.

P3O®Practitioner Examination

An 80 question objective test examination with a pass mark of 40 (50%). Two and a half hours’ duration. Success in this examination indicates that the candidate could apply P3O®to the running and management of a non-complex Portfolio. P3O®Practitioner status should be Re-Registered every 3 to 5 years via the P30® Re-Registration examination.

P3O®Foundation and Practitioner Course Structure

The P3O®Foundation and Practitioner 5 day course follows a two part structure. The first three days of the course involve familiarization with the content of the P3O®manual, preparing for the Foundation examination. Following successful completion of the Foundation examination, delegates will spend one day preparing for the P3O®Practitioner examination, which will be taken on the final day of the course.

P3O®Re-Registration Course Structure

The P3O®Re-Registration Course is a 2-Day Workshop with presentations and discussions on Case Studies, culminating in the Re-Registration examination in the second day.

The P3O®course covers the following topics:
  • Why have a P3O®?
  • P3O® Model
  • Implement or Re-Energize a P3O®
  • Tools and Techniques
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Business Case
  • Model Tailoring
  • P3MS Summary
  • Functions and Services
Course Fee Includes:
  • Official Course Manual
  • Pre-course material
  • Accredited course with accredited industry-leading trainer
  • Best quality course materials
  • Comfortable and conducive venues with good transportation links
  • P3O® Foundation, Practitioner and Re-Registration Examination fees and Certificate
  • Refreshments
  • Free Foundation exam retake

We offer the following learning alternatives:

  • 3/5-day Foundation and Practitioner Weekly Courses
  • 3/5-day Virtual tutor-led Courses
  • 3/5-day Corporate On-site Courses
  • 2 x Weekends (Saturdays and Sundays only)

Kindly visit our Resources page,, for:

  • Course Syllabus
  • Candidate Exam Guidance
  • White Papers

Do call us on 020 8500 4534 (UK) or email us on for any other information you need.



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