Training description

P3O® Practitioner is a course to consolidate and extend Foundation knowledge so candidates would be well prepared to take P3O Practitioner exam. (currently available in English) 

Training objectives

The training is focused on full understanding of how P3O operates and how it is implemented. Plus preparing the candidates to the Practitioner level exam. (in English).

Target group

The course is dedicated for:

  • all participating in portfolio definition and delivery,
  • all who establish and implement the standards of portfolio, programme and project management,
  • all who implement and work for portfolio, programme and project offices,
  • programme and project team members,
  • business change consultants and experts,
  • senior managers.


Foundation level knowledge of P3O. Basic knowledge of English. Persons intending to take the P3O Practitioner exam must have passed the P3O Foundation exam.
Knowledge of project, programme and portfolio management, as well as PRINCE2®, MSP® and MoP® will be helpful.


1 day of training, exam on the 2nd day.


Accredited training with certification examination - the exam is organised on the day after the training.
The entire event takes two days: 1 day of training + exam on the next day.

Course Outline

--- Pre-course work ---

  • Reading P3O manual,
  • P3O Practitioner exam overview.

--- Day 1 ---

  • Introduction to P3O Practitioner exam,
  • Pre-course debrief,
  • P3O Practitioner mock exam,
  • Homework:
    • Reviewing the mock P3O Practitioner exam.

--- Exam day ---

  • P3O® Practitioner examination (2½ h + administrative actions).

Exam Details

P3O Practitioner is an exam which tests the understanding o P3O concepts. It is based on a specific sample scenario related to the implementation and functioning of P3O in an organisation which completes programmes and projects as part of a portfolio. It is a 2½-hour exam consisting of 7 question groups, each worth max. 10 points (all must be answered). To pass, a participant must get at least 40 points. The questions are multiple choice, related to the exam scenario and P3O model, tasks consisting in ordering statements and tasks consisting in determining whether the explanation provided actually explains the given statement. The style of the P3O Practitioner exam is similar to that of the PRINCE2 Practitioner exam.

Previous courses

P3O® Foundation

Complementary courses

MoP® Foundation
MSP® Foundation
M_o_R® Foundation
PRINCE2® Foundation


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