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P30® Foundation

Duration: 3 days 

Price: £950 per delegate (excluding VAT)


Course Overview:

This course is designed to cover the content of the P3O Foundation syllabus and to prepare delegates to take the Foundation exam on the last afternoon of the course.

The course takes place over three days, including the optional P3O Foundation examination. Delegates should be aware that evening preparation and consolidation will be required by those who wish to pass the exam.

The course is inclusive of examinations, refreshments, post course tutor support, and pass guarantee.

Course Content:

The following topics will be introduced:

  • Overview of Method
  • Project Management Concepts
  • Programme Management Concepts
  • Portfolio Management Concepts
  • P3O Overview
  • P3O Maturity
  • Why Have a P3O?
  • P3O Models
  • P3O Roles
  • Tools, Techniques and Functions
  • P3O Implementation

Who Will Benefit?

Individuals newly-appointed to portfolio, programme or project office roles or those wishing to gain formal qualifications after some support office experience. (Support offices may go by many names including Portfolio Office, Centre of Excellence, Enterprise or Corporate Programme Office.) The course would be of benefit to those aspiring to a more senior role.


  • Multiple choice
  • 75 questions per paper with 1 mark available per question (70 live questions and 5 trial)
  • 35 marks out of 70 required to pass - 50%
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book.




Joining instructions, including pre-course exercises and P3O manual, are sent out approximately 2-3 weeks before the course start date. There is approximately 2-3 hours of pre-course study which is required in preparation for this course.

Private On-Site Training:

This course can also be taught privately at your workplace by our accredited trainers, for more information read about our on-site training.

If you would like more information on this course, please Contact Us.

Accredited P3O® training is provided by QA, BCS Accredited Training Organisation.


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