P3O® Practitioner

The Certifeka P3O® Practitioner course provides students with sufficient knowledge and understanding of the P3O guidance to design, implement, manage or work within any component office of a P3O model.

For Groups

  • For groups of 3 or more students/colleagues who need certification.
  • Tailored courses and customized learning times to suit specific requirements.
  • Self-Paced, Online Classroom and In-person options available.
  • Access to highly-trained P3O® instructors & great networking opportunities.

For Enterprise

  • Bespoke certification training for businesses of all sizes.
  • Work with Certifeka to create a learning solution that fits specific requirements.
  • Intuitive learning management system dashboard for enhanced reporting, tracking of employee progress and overall ROI.
  • Enriched culture-building training experience.

Learning Methods

  • Online Classroom

    Provides real-time personalized learning with live instructors. For groups of 3 or more – to log in at set times and work through the course material with a P3O® expert. The benefits of collaborative classroom-based learning from the comfort of any device.

  • Bootcamp

    Provides personalized training with an experienced instructor. Designed for groups of 3 or more – great for networking – to learn in a classroom environment where students are taught by P3O® experts in person.


About The P3O® Practitioner Training Course

P3O® is the Axelos standard for the design of decision-making processes regarding changes in organisations. P3O® provides a guideline for the design of portfolio, program and project offices in organizations. This course builds on the knowledge and skills taught in the P3O® Foundation course. Successful completion of this course and the associated exam acknowledges that students will be able to design, implement, manage or work within any component office of a P3O® model. The available learning methods – Online Classroom & Bootcamp – leverage practical case-studies and scenarios to prepare students for the exam.



Key Learning Features

During the course, students will learn how to:

  • 1 Define a business case to get senior management approval for P3O.
  • 2 Build a right P3O model to adapt to the organization’s needs, taking account of the organization’s size and portfolio, programme and project management maturity
  • 5 Identify the elements, roles, and functions deployed in a generalized P3O model.
  • 6 Use tools and techniques in running the P3O and advising those who shape the portfolio of programmes and projects.

Course Audience

For professionals who:

  • Aspire to join a portfolio, program, or project office environment.

  • Are new to a portfolio, program, or project office environment.

  • Consider deploying or reconfiguring the P3O model.

  • Are involved to delve into optimization of the strategic decision making.

Course Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites.

Exam prerequisites

  • Successful completion of the P3O® and exam.
  • Students are recommended to complete the P3O® Practitioner training course from an accredited provider.

Exam Details

150 Minutes To Complete
4 Objective-Based Questions
Open Book Exam
50% Pass Score
Web/Paper Based

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Does Certifeka provide the exam?

Certifeka provides the voucher for the exam and assists in the exam application process.

Where is the exam?

The exam can be taken either: in the classroom, on the last day of the course; or online, at the student’s convenience.

When is the exam?

Exams can be taken on the last day of the course, or at an arranged time convenient for the student.

How long is my voucher valid for?

Exam vouchers are valid for six months from the date of issuance.

When do I need to register for the exam?

The examination can be scheduled at your convenience. Once you are ready to take the

exam, contact us and you will receive an exam voucher code.

How do I download the exam application?

When necessary, we will help with the exam application download.


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

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