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P3O® – Foundation

P3O Foundation


P3O (Portfolio, Programme & Project Offices) is a standard to help organisations develop a model to assist in the tracking, assurance and support of the organisation’s portfolio of projects and programmes. Our Foundation training illustrates models, functions, roles and responsibilities for establishing and managing a P3O model. The training will explore and explain how a P3O can add value through the establishment of information flows designed to support senior management decision making. The aim of the course is to provide students a strong understanding of the elements that a P3O model is founded on and explore the justification, creation and management of a P3O model.


Head of Portfolio Office and Portfolio Specialists, Programme & Project Office Managers and staff, Centre of Excellence Managers and staff.

There is no formal prerequisite for Foundation training though some knowledge of project or programme management practices will be beneficial.


The training will cover:

  • The principles, processes, functions and services of a P3O
  • P3O tools and techniques
  • P3O models
  • The environment in which to establish a P3O
  • How to measure the success of a P3O
  • Roles & responsibilities within a P3O
  • The processes for implementing a P3O within the business environment


  • Accredited training manual
  • The official eBook: P3O – Portfolio, Programme & Project Offices
  • Sample Foundation exams


The Foundation exam is a closed book, 75 question multiple choice exam. The exam must be completed within 60 minutes and delegates must score 35 marks and above to attain the P3O® Foundation certification. Please note; 5 random questions within the 75 questions are trial questions and will score zero marks.

The exam is taken online following training completion.


Fees for public courses include the above mentioned course material, exam fee, and for in-person public courses, lunch and refreshments. Visit our training calendar for public course dates and fees. Please contact us for in-house corporate training and pricing.


The Foundation + Practitioner program is a training package which combines the P3O Foundation and P3O Practitioner courses at a special price.

For more information contact HiLogic.

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Our courses are HRDF claimable