P3O® Practitioner

  • P3O® Practitioner Upgrade course is accredited by PeopleCert.
  • Manuals, Exam and Certificates included.
  • P3O® Foundation certification needed for enrolment.

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Duration: 2 days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 hours

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P3O® Practitioner

Course Overview

P3O® Practitioner Training Overview

Possession of this P3O® Practitioner certification will provide confirmation that a candidate has acquired the ability to design, implement, manage, and work within a P3O® model as well as contribute to decisive decision making. This P3O® training course is designed to equip candidates with relevant skills to ensure that they are able to justify P3O® operations, whilst verifying that all portfolio activities are aligned with the business’s objectives. It includes the P3O® Practitioner exam, upon completion of which you will receive your certification.

This P3O® certification indicates that a candidate is a proficient Portfolio Manager and can be entrusted with making informed operational decisions.

P3O® (Project, Programme, and Project Office) is a framework that enables businesses to set up and maintain a support structure to deliver change within their organisation. Provided by the global best practice provider AXELOS, P3O® helps to align these areas of interest with the business’s objectives. This ensures senior management are able to make informed decisions about how these components of the business can fit in with the overall strategy.

  • This course includes the Practitioner examination & certification
  • Our P3O® courses are fully accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS
  • The Knowledge Academy is the world’s largest global training provider - book and train with confidence
  • Dedicated 24/7 support to help you get the most out of your P3O® courses
  • Develop a portfolio based upon the established P3O® processes and techniques
  • Learn with our world-class and highly engaging P3O® trainers, in luxury venues


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

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

Course Outline

P3O® Practitioner Training Outline

This is a two day course whereby delegates prepare for the P3O® Practitioner exam by studying the official P3O® manual. 

This course covers the following topics:

  • P3O® Model and implementing/Re-energising a P3O®
  • Essential tools and techniques
  • Crucial P3O® Operations
  • Underpinning concepts of P3O® and application to your business
  • Individual, collaborative, and integrated Working Methods
  • Enable regular practice and reliable project management
  • Risk analysis and for-seeing issues
  • Best Practice in P3O® projects
  • Support structures development
  • Encouraging and using evidence-based decision making
  • Quality assurance
  • Roles of responsibility and clear delegation of tasks
  • Supporting Provision
  • Improving the financial aspects of projects
  • How to create a skilled workforce
  • Optimising resources
  • Predict efficiency by creating capability models
  • Promote business transparency
  • Roles & responsibilities
  • Business case
  • Model customisation
  • P3MS summary
  • Functions and services

*The P3O® Foundation Exam is taken online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready


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

The Swirl logo™ is a trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

To take this course, you must have passed P3O® Foundation. In addition to this, prior to the start of the course, we recommend reading the first chapter of the official P3O® manual, which will be provided.

This course is recommended for any P3O® Foundation holders who wish to expand their knowledge of P3O® and learn what they need to take an active role in a P3O® structure.

The P3O® Practitioner Cost in United Kingdom Starts from £7695.00

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What's included in this P3O Training Course?

The following is included in this P3O® course:

  • P3O® Practitioner Examination
  • Pre-course material
  • The Knowledge Academy P3O® Practitioner Manual
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices 2013 ISBN: 9780113314225
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

P3O® Practitioner Training Examination

The exam follows this format:

  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions, worth 20 marks each - 80 marks in total
  • 150 minutes
  • Open book – the P3O® guide is allowed
  • The pass mark is 50% (40 out of 80)
  • Focuses on the ability to design, implement, manage, and work in a P3O® office

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237 Learners Recommended

Duration: 2 days*

Pre-course Reading: 10-15 hours

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Official Manual - £ 110.00

6 Months Access - £ 387.00

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Upon purchase you will receive a password via the email you used to purchase the course.

You will then be able to login to our online learning platform with your email and password.

You will have access to the platform for 90 days to complete your course.

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