AXELOS P3O® (Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices) - Just 3 Days

Why

What do our customers say?

"Very intence, effective and good instructor"
Erik Lauridsen, TekCon - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days), 12/12/2011 to 16/12/2011

Four reasons why you should sit your P3O course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be P3O trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your P3O course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass P3O first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study P3O with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 68.075 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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What

Get your P3O certification in just three days - 40% faster than traditional training. You'll sit both the Foundation and Practitioner exams as part of the programme.

P3O is the single source of information that you need for guidance on setting-up or running an effective delivery support office. It enables you to establish, develop and maintain appropriate business support structures for portfolio, programme and project management activities. This course will prepare you to design, implement, manage, work, interact with or act as an informed member of an office within a P3O model.

You'll learn how to:

  • Meet your business's objectives by keeping a consistent delivery of projects and programmes
  • Improve decision making in your company
  • Identify opportunities and threats as part of risk analysis

The P3O certifications also complement PRINCE2®, MSP®, MoP® and M_o_R® by facilitating effective portfolio, programme and project management.

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

Note: This P3O® course is provided in conjunction with Thynk an AXELOS accredited training organisation.

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You'll gain an understanding of the:

  • High-level P3O model and it’s component offices
  • Differences between portfolio, programme and project management
  • Key functions and services of a P3O
  • Arguments for establishing a P3O model
  • Differences between types of P3O model and the factors that influence selection of the most appropriate model
  • Processes to implement or re-energise a P3O
  • Tools and techniques used by a P3O
  • Purpose and major responsibilities of all roles

You'll also learn how to apply P3O guidance to design, implement and manage a P3O model, including how to:

  • Define the business case to get senior management approval for the P3O
  • Build the right P3O model to adapt to the organisation’s needs, taking account of the organisation’s size and portfolio, programme and project management maturity
  • Identify the most suitable roles required to populate a specified P3O structure
  • Plan the implementation of a P3O
  • Use tools and techniques in running the P3O and advising those who shape the portfolio of programmes and projects

You'll learn all the above by covering the following topics:

Overview

  • Key P3RM and P3O definitions
  • What is a P3O, including P3O objectives and how a P3O helps to deliver change
  • The organisational context of P3O
  • The governance, responsibilities and services of a P3O

Why have a P3O?

  • The ways that a P3O can help an organisation deliver it’s strategy
  • Principles for measuring the performance improvement to be delivered by a P3O
  • How a P3O can help an organisation deliver change and add value
  • How to engage stakeholders and identify their needs
  • The approach to getting the right investment in P3O
  • Approaches to planning the implementation of a P3O

Models and Tailoring

  • The functional areas within a P3O model
  • Where a P3O should report
  • The main P3O model types and key features
  • The three main concepts of Information Assurance
  • The different functions and services offered by the different functional areas within a P3O
  • How the different features of a P3O support an organisation in delivering change
  • P3O reporting arrangements
  • P3O assurance functions and services and how they can be delivered
  • How a P3O enables governance
  • Integrating the P3O model with the wider organisation
  • Sizing of a P3O for a permanent or temporary office

Implement and Re-energise

  • The processes and activities of the P3O lifecycle
  • The purpose, key areas of focus, activities and characteristics of the P3O
  • The key success factors of a P3O
  • Activities to re-energise a P3O

Tools and Techniques

  • The way tools and techniques are delivered by a P3O, and used by the P3O community
  • Typical P3O techniquest to support business processes
  • Strategic benefits of embedding tools and techniques
  • The factors involved in the tailoring of programme and project approaches

Roles

  • The high-level purpose of each management role, including P3O Sponsor, Head of P3O, Head of Programme and Project Office
  • The high-level purpose of each generic role, including Portfolio Analyst, Programme or Project Specialist, Programme or Project Officer
  • The skills and attributes of each role
  • The key responsibilities of each role
  • P3O resources and team structure

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During the course you'll prepare for and sit the following exams. Covered by your certification guarantee:

P3O Foundation Exam (2013 edition)

  • Multiple choice examination questions
  • 75 questions - 70 live questions and five trial
  • 60 minutes’ duration
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) - 50%
  • Closed book

P3O Practitioner Exam (2013 edition)

  • 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)

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Included:

  • Accredited courseware
  • Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices: P3O - 2013 Edition - ISBN-9780113314225

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 78 79 16 53.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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We recommend that you are familiar with portfolio, programme or project management office concepts and their basic functions within an organisation.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 78 79 16 53 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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Reviews

We've currently trained 68.075 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,71% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"Time is used extremely effective. Competent instructor"
Lars Moller, Region Midt. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (15/4/2013 to 19/4/2013)

"Extremely professional teaching in a very pleasant environment"
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"Challenge yourself"
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Christian Bonde Wejergang, Gorlitz Lukia. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (15/4/2013 to 19/4/2013)

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Thomas Bornemann, Bureau Veritas. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (4/3/2013 to 8/3/2013)

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Davud Hoshmand, DSB Sverige AB. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (14/1/2013 to 18/1/2013)

"Very intense - but really effective!"
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Britt Mejer Christensen , Aalborg Hospital. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (15/10/2012 to 19/10/2012)

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"Nice not to think about about the daily stuff. Just study, go for a walk, study and relax. Gives you the ability to fully concentrate."
Charlotte Valentin , TDC. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (9/7/2012 to 13/7/2012)

"It is like in exile- I have never studied so intensive before...The fever catches everybody...Very motivating instructor- Will definitivly recommend this PRINCE2 training to others"
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"For a week to be able to study and concentrate - a great course. Group of 10 is a well sized group, I think. Thank you."
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Bjorn Enroth , Comnia Internet AB. - AXELOS PRINCE2® 2009 - Foundation & Practitioner (3 days) (12/12/2011 to 16/12/2011)

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