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Project, Programme & Portfolio Offices Foundation & Practitioner

12 months eLearning access to P3O® Accredited study materials, tutor support and final PeopleCert exams included

Aspire Europe Limited


£1,250 inc VAT
Or £104.17/mo. for 12 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
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Reading material - PDF/e-book, slides, article/plain text
40 hours
Access to content
12 months
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Foundation
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Practitioner
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Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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P3O® (Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices) is the standard developed by the UK government to enable individuals and organisations to establish, develop and maintain appropriate business support structures.

The guidance brings together a set of principles, processes and techniques to facilitate effective portfolio, programme and project management by proposing proven enabling and support structures, roles and responsibilities.

These structures also bridge the gap between the process of developing the organisation’s strategy and that of its delivery.

This eLearning course covers the latest version released in 2013 and prepares delegates for the Foundation and Practitioner examination.

Foundation & Practitioner exams are sat online through the exam board PeopleCert, valid for 12 months and can be sat anytime during this period. The official exams and eBook manual are included in the package.

P3O® is a globally recognised and highly sort after qualification desirable to employers globally.


Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Foundation

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Practitioner

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Course Duration

The duration of the combined P3O® course, is 40 hours of self-study. You will have access to the course for 12 months from registration, allowing you to study at your own pace and in your own time. P3O® official eBook manual is included to support your studies and can be used within the Practitioner exam. Exams sat online, subject to availability, at a time to suit you.

Course Benefits

  • Preparation for the examination
  • Application of P3O® methodology to a complex case study
  • Increased confidence in real world application
  • Thorough knowledge of the P30 concepts and techniques at theory and application level.

Foundation Level

You will cover the following subjects:

  • P30® Overview
  • Why P30®?
  • P30® Models
  • Functions & Services
  • P30® Roles
  • P30® Lifecycles
  • Tools and Techniques

Practitioner Level

You will cover the following subjects:

  • Examination hints and tips
  • Question hints and tips
  • P3O® Value Matrix
  • Business Case
  • P3O®Models
  • Tailored Models and Functions/Services
  • P3O® Team
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • P3O® Permanent Office (Portfolio and COE)
  • Definition Planning
  • Delivery Success Factors
  • Lessons Learned
  • Temporary Programme and Project Offices
  • Tools and Techniques

Mock Online Practitioner Exam

As well as the full eLearning course, a mock online exam is available based on the latest exam papers.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for any staff involved in P30 roles who wish to gain a qualification, for example:

• Head of P3O (Portfolio Office, Programme Office or Centre of Excellence)

• Portfolio, Programme or Project Office staff

• Portfolio, Programme or Project staff looking to work within a P3O model



Previous experience of P3O® or Programme Office environment


Previous experience of P3O® and P3O® Foundation exam passed

Career path

P3O® is the UK government best practice product for the management of project, programme and portfolio offices and is perfect for anyone who is already working in a PMO role looking to improve their knowledge or a promotion.

After undertaking P3O® Aspire Europe can help to develop a career path most suitable to you; suggesting the next steps to take.

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Diane asked:

Can you tell me what locations of where you can take the Exams. Thank you.


Hi Diane, The exam can only be taken online with the new exam body, if you are sitting it as an individual.

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Ben asked:

Hi - how does this course compare to P30 Foundation and Practitioner provided by QA which is a 5 full day course and double the cost? Many thanks


Hi. Obviously we are unable to comment on what the QA course offering is but our course provides eLearning access to both levels for 12 months and both exams so allows you to study at your own pace and in your own time.

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Yaser asked:

How much practionner course only with and without exam for 5 students.


With regards to the costing for the course, this is as advertised through this portal. Any exams would be required to purchase through ourselves direct.

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anonymous asked:

The duration is amount: does that mean the website will only be available for 18 hours (when purchased) or time required to learn the material?


That is the approximate number of hours it would normally take students to complete a self-paced course

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Leon asked:

Hi There, Sample Exam Paper 1 is downloadable from Axelos. Do you provide Sample Exam Paper 2 & Demo with the Foundation and Practitioner courses?


We do provide example papers 1 & 2 however there is no demo of the actual exam process if this is what you are meaning. Please do contact us if you require any further specific questions answered. Kind regards Aspire Europe

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Emmanuel asked:

Hello For the purpose of better understanding, if l do purchase the course, do l still to pay for the exams separately or is it included ?


Hello Emmanuel This eLearning course includes the exams; therefore the price you pay is inclusive. We do hope this has answered your question, however please contact us if you require more information. Aspire Europe Ltd.

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A asked:

To get the certificate can the exam be booked though reed ?


Hello, the P30 eLearning course includes the exam as well. The exam cannot be purchased without the course being undertaken with ourselves.

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Espen asked:

Hi, How much would the exams be in addition to the £357 for the actual course? I live in Glasgow. Thanks, Espen


Hi, Apologies for not replying sooner. The exams are sat online and the costs being Foundation £246.00 and Practitioner £342.00 totalling £588.00. The exams , are valid for 12 months from date of purchase directly from ourselves.

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Selwyn asked:

Hi What is the shortest realistic time before you think/recommend that both exams can be sat?


Hi Selwyn It is difficult to place a realist time against taking the exams. Depending on your current level of experience and learning style will play a key factor as to when you are ready to sit the exams(s). We do provide access to our eLearning for 12 months from purchase.

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Selwyn asked:

How are the lectures presented, are they through video or the student having to read them or a mixture of video and reading?


Hello Selwyn The eLearning is presented with reading, podcasts and videos. With the opportunity to sit sample papers with answers to check your understanding prior to sitting the actual exam. If there is anything else you wish to know, please let us know. Many thanks Aspire Europe

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anonymous asked:

Once purchased, how long is the course content available to me?


12 months from the date access is given.

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Christine asked:

You advise that Exam(s) / assessment(s) are not included in price & must be purchased separately - can you please advise the cost of these?


Hi there Christine, The cost for the P3O exams sat as online are: P3O® Foundation £215 P3O® Practitioner £285 The above fees are valid for 2018 only. We would only register you or a ask you to pay for the online exam when you advise us you are ready Best

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