If you want the interactivity of a classroom environment, but you still want the flexibility of studying from home, then our virtual courses are just the thing!
The P3O Foundation course is a three-day virtual classroom course contains all the training and materials you need to understand the principles, techniques and structure for implementing a Portfolio, Programme and Project Office (P3O). It is led by a P3O expert who has the practical experience you will find invaluable to pass your P3O Foundation exam. The purpose of the Foundation qualification is to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the P3O guidance to interact effectively with, or act as an informed member of, an office within a P3O model.
What is VILT?
Virtual instructor-led training (VILT) incorporates both the personal teaching experience of a classroom, with the ease and flexibility of a virtual environment. Our VILT courses are interactive and engaging, allowing participants to communicate with both the instructor and each other in a collaborative manner.Please review our FAQs for more information relating to virtual learning, including the technical specifications.
This is an intensive three-day course that prepares you for the P3O Foundation examination. The training is conducted via a virtual training environment. You need to ensure that you can satisfy the technical requirements that can be found on our website here.
There are no formal pre-requisites for taking the P3O Foundation examination.
By the end of this course you should understand the key principles and terminology within the P3O guidance. Specifically you should understand:
This is an intensive three-day virtual course, providing all you need to get through the P3O Foundation examination first time:
For last-minute bookings (10 working days or less before start date), you will be issued with digital materials – this will include all accompanying course materials (usually a workbook) and a manual, if this is included as part of your purchase.
The course materials will be provided in a PDF format and available for download via our virtual platform on the first day of the course. You will need to download and save the materials to your device, so that you can annotate them during the training course.
Your digital course manual will be sent as a PDF/eBook via email from TSO Customer Services (firstname.lastname@example.org), and will only be compatible with Adobe Digital Editions. Therefore you will need to have this installed on your device.
If you would like to receive a physical copy of the manual, please get in touch with a member of our team, and they will talk you through your options.
P3O services and functions
How to operate a P3O
P3O roles and responsibilities
Developing a P3O business case, why have a P3O?
How to implement or re-energise a P3O
P3O Foundation examination preparation
Please note: to assist your learning there are some pre-course reading and activities that must be completed prior to attending your course. In addition, whilst attending your course, there will also be some examination preparation evening work .
This course would benefit:
There is mandatory online pre-course work that must be completed prior to attending this course. You will be sent full instructions with a link to the online pre-course within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.
In addition, you will also be required to complete some evening work during the virtual classroom event.
HOW YOU TAKE YOUR EXAM
The Foundation exam is taken online via remote proctor. Two weeks prior to course commencement ILX will arrange for an exam voucher to be issued. You then have a choice you can either:
Book a suitable time after your virtual classroom event has finished to undertake your exam
We currently allocate exam time within the virtual classroom event. So that you can book directly, we will advise you of recommended exam timings as part of the candidate guidance — this is issued three weeks prior to course commencement
Note: You are responsible for booking your own exam.
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