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P3O® - Portfolio, Programme, and Project Offices

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What is this PMO Certification?

Protfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O®) provides a decision-enabling/delivery support structure for all change within an organisation. The purpose of P3O® guidance is to provide universally applicable guidance that will enable individuals and organisations to successfully establish, develop and maintain appropriate business support structures.

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Overview

Protfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O®) provides a decision-enabling/delivery support structure for all change within an organisation. The purpose of P3O® guidance is to provide universally applicable guidance that will enable individuals and organisations to successfully establish, develop and maintain appropriate business support structures.

Course Outcomes

The P3O® Foundation and Practitioner Course is a fully accredited programme management framework intended for programmes of all sizes, varying complexities, and in both the private and public sectors.

Upon course completion, participants will
be able to:

  • Describe P3O® characteristics and explain why they are established
  • Describe the value and benefits of P3O® structures
  • Explain strategies to implement, tailor, and operate a P3O®

Benefits

Benefits to the Individual

  • Improve their career prospects by demonstrating accredited P3O® certification
  • Gain a thorough understanding of how and why a P3O® structure allows organisations to achieve strategic objectives
  • Develop knowledge to increase pragmatic decision making within organisations that need strong structures to manage change

Benefits to the Organisation

  • Increased scrutiny and challenge of project decisions
  • Ensuring the ’right’ projects are done ‘right’
  • Improves the overall maturity and capability of project and programme delivery
  • Increased support to Executive decision makers when determining the ‘right’ change for them

Recommended for

  • Portfolio and Programme Management Office Managers and Staff
  • Project and Programme Managers
  • Change Managers
  • Operational Staff
  • Business Change Managers
  • Managers from other disciplines that support and balance new business initiatives with Business-as-Usual

Certification Level

Foundation level
Delivered over three days, the P3O Foundation Course is a blend of course participation, audio-visual presentations, and case studies. Evening work and study is required.

Practitioner level
Delivered over two days, the P3O Practitioner Course is the practical extension of the Foundation course. Participants are challenged to apply their learning while revising Foundation course topics and preparing for a comprehensive, scenario-based exam.

Course Content

  • What is P3O®?
  • Why have a P3O®?
  • How a P3O® model adds value
  • Roles and responsibilities within a P3O®
  • Sizing and tailoring of the P3O® model
  • How to implement a P3O®
  • How to operate a P3O® – Tools and Techniques to support the P3O® capability

Course Includes

  • Professional Delivery by an Accredited Training Consultant
  • P3O® Textbook
  • MetaPM P3O® Process Chart
  • P3O® Foundation and Practitioner examinations
  • Refreshments

To Register

Upcoming P3O course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email mholland@metapm.com.au

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