The purpose of the Foundation certification is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding

P30® Foundation

Why should you attend?

The purpose of the Foundation certification is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the P3O guidance to interact effectively with, or act as an informed member of, an office within a P3O model. The Foundation certification is a pre-requisite for the Practitioner certification.

Who should attend?

The purpose of the Foundation certification is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the P3O guidance to interact effectively with, or act as an informed member of, an office within a P3O model. The Foundation certification is a pre-requisite for the Practitioner certification.

Learning objectives

  • High-level P3O model and its component offices.
  • Differences between Portfolio, Programme and Project Management.
  • Key functions and services of a P3O.
  • Reasons 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-energize a P3O.
  • Tools and techniques used by a P3O.
  • Purpose and major responsibilities of the defined roles.

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on the material which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

None

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per paper
  • 5 questions to be trial and not counted in scores
  • 35 marks required to pass (out of 70 available) – 50%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book