P3O Combined Foundation Practitioner

5 days
P3O04 P3O


Organisations are under increasing pressure to change, they need to understand their capacity to change; to make sure they select the right changes; and to know how to deliver change in the most efficient and effective way

A P3O(r) model provides a decision enabling and delivery support structure for all change within an organisation, whether large or small

  • Programmes and projects are selected and prioritised to ensure strategic objectives are being achieved.
  • Ensuring the organisation has the capacity and capability to deliver the selected programmes and projects.
  • Programmes and projects deliver the benefits needed to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Help and guidance is provided for consistent standardised documentation and processes so that the organisation's performance can continually improve. No process can improve unless it is standardised.

This Practitioner level course and qualification covers the principles, techniques and structure for a implementing a Portfolio, Programme and Project Office, including a Centre of Excellence

Accredited APMG: Portfolio, Programme and Project Office (P30): Foundation and Practitioner training is provided by an APMG-International Accredited Training Organisation


The training is appropriate for anyone requiring an understanding of Portfolio Management, and the supporting environment for successful programmes and projects

Managers attempting to provide a structure for prioritisation and control of corporate organisational investments, particularly those using PRINCE2 (TM) and MSP (TM), although any methodology can be effectively improved using the P3O (r) model

Skills Gained

This course will enable delegates to

  • Identify the most effective P3O (r) model to adopt to ensure strategic objectives are delivered.
  • Understand the value a P3O (r) can offer an organisation and how it can be measured.
  • Identify the functions and services a P3O (r) would offer.
  • Know the roles and responsibilities needed to effectively deliver a P3O (r) service.
  • Practice a range of strategic analysis and portfolio modelling techniques used within a P3O (r) .
  • Understand the relationship between Strategy, Portfolio, Programme and Project Management.
  • Learn how to implement or re-energise a P3O (r) .
  • Understand the business case for a P3O (r) and how it integrates with the P3M3T Maturity Model.
  • Prepare and sit the P3O (r) Foundation and Practitioner Certificates


There are no pre-requisites for studying this course or qualification other than an understanding of the project and programme environment

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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