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P3O® Practitioner Classroom

The 3 Ps: portfolio, programme and project management - together they help to ensure an organisation’s strategy is delivered as needed. ILX Group's accredited two-day P3O Practitioner course fully prepares you for the P3O Practitioner examination.

Course overview

About the course

A P3O model provides a decision-enabling and delivery-support structure for all change within an organisation, whether large or small. This Practitioner classroom course is designed to enable delegates to understand the structure, roles, tools and techniques along with the processes that help ensure business change happens in line with corporate strategic objectives.

Duration

This is an intensive two day classroom course.

By the end of the Practitioner level you should exhibit all the competences required for the Foundation qualification and to show that you could apply the P3O guidance to the design, implementation and management of a P3O model. Specifically you will need to demonstrate your ability to: 

  • Develop the business case required to obtain senior management approval for the P3O  
  • Identify and build the most appropriate P3O model, which will adapt to the organization’s needs, taking account of the organization’s size and portfolio, programme and project management maturity  Identify the most appropriate roles required to populate a specified P3O structure  
  • Plan the implementation of a P3O 
  • Choose and use appropriate tools and techniques while running the P3O and advising those who shape the portfolio of programmes and projects  
  • ILX’s unique ‘ Preparing for the P3O Practitioner examination’ providing sample Practitioner examination papers and marking guidelines
  • A review of the P3O guidance, consolidating understanding and addressing any areas of concern
  • Syndicate and individual scenario based exercises, designed to focus candidates on the application of P3O using case studies

This is an intensive two-day course that includes the following:

  • All accompanying ILX course material (hardcopy)
  • Online pre-course
  • The cost of the P3O Practitioner examination (valid for 12 months from purchase date. Exam must be taken online via remote proctor)   

Optional extras:

  • The official P3O manual (hardcopy)
  • Take2 exam insurance – A cost effective solution, providing insurance and peace of mind if things don’t go to plan with your first exam attempt. For more information and terms and conditions click here

Materials

Hardcopy course material : You will be provided with a printed version of the ILX course material. This will be issued on day one of your course.

Hardcopy official manual: If you decide to purchase the official manual as an optional extra your manual will be shipped to your chosen address within 48 hours of purchase.

Exams are taken online via remote proctor. You will be sent an email invitation approximately two working days prior to course commencement to register on the Peoplecert portal. Once registered you will be able to book your online exam at a date and time of your choice. You are responsible for booking your own exam. For more information about how to take your exam and the technical requirements, please click here

Recertification: This certification has a renew within three years of the award date to remain current. There are multiple ways to recertify, more information regarding the options can be found here.

Exam format

  • Objective testing
  • Four questions of 20 marks each - 80 marks in total
  • 150 minutes’ duration
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) – 50%
  • Open book - (Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices: P3O guide only)

This course would benefit:

  • SROs/programme directors and managers
  • Portfolio/programme/project office managers
  • Project or programme office support staff and project managers

You must have passed the P3O Foundation exam prior to taking the P3O Practitioner exam.

Pre-course

A concentrated course that requires you to complete mandatory online pre-course study, which is designed to take approximately three to four hours to complete. Full instructions with a link to the online pre-course will be issued within 48 hours of your confirmed booking.

Review the technical requirements for the online pre-course learning here.

Click on a video link below to find out more about ILX Group and our PRINCE2 training services.

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