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APMG Praxis Framework Foundation and Practitioner

The Praxis Framework™ is a combination of four types of best practice guidance; Knowledge, Method, Competency and Capability and is the first framework to integrate projects, programmes and portfolios in a single guide. This Praxis Practitioner course has been designed to help candidates understand the Praxis Project and Programme Processes and how to apply and tailor the Praxis Management (P3M) functions and the interpersonal skills required of a P3 manager to the complexity of a given scenario. Praxis Practitioner builds on the understanding developed at Foundation level, providing you with the knowledge to apply and tailor Praxis to your organisation’s projects or programmes.

What’s Included

  • Pre-Course Reading
  • Exam
  • Tutor Support
  • Delegate Pack

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Praxis Framework™
  • Understand projects and programmes functions
  • Understand how to apply the processes used to manage lifecycle phases
  • Understand how to tailor the Praxis Framework™
  • Understand the documentation used to manage lifecycle phases.
  • Work effectively to lead or work as part of any project or programme management team.
  • Understand the application of Finance Management:
  • Understand the application of Risk Management
  • Understand the application of Change Management.
  • Understand the application of Resource Management.
  • Procurement & Contract Management
  • Understand the application of Negotiation techniques.
  • Understand how to apply the typical activities within the Delivery a Project or Programme Process.
  • Understand the application of Control, earned value and tolerances.
  • Understand the application of Information Management.
  • Understand the application of Communication techniques.
  • Understand how to apply the typical activities within the Boundaries Process.
  • Understand the application of Assurance.
  • Understand how to apply the typical activities within the Develop a Project or Programme Process.
  • Understand the application of Delegation techniques.
  • Understand how to apply the typical activities within the Close a Project or Programme Process.
  • Understand how to apply the typical activities within the Benefits Realisation Process.
  • Understand the structure of the Practitioner Exam and the different question types

Pre-Requisites

No formal prerequisites exist for this course but delegates would benefit from some experience of working in a project or programme environment prior to attendance.

Course Content

  • Context of the Praxis Framework
  • Lifecycle management
  • Praxis Project and Programme Processes
  • Identification and Sponsorship Processes
  • Definition Process
  • Delivery Process
  • Boundaries Process
  • Development Process
  • Closure Process
  • Benefits Realisation Process

Exams & Certification

The Praxis Framework™ Foundation examination is a closed-book examination and is intended to assess the knowledge and skills that demonstrate proficiency in Praxis Project and Programme Management.

  • 75 Questions
  • 1 Hour Duration
  • Pass mark is 38/75 (50%)

The Praxis Framework™ Practitioner examination is an open-book examination and is intended to assess the knowledge and skills that demonstrate proficiency in Praxis Project and Programme Management.

  • 4 questions
  • Achieve 50% to pass = 40 marks +
  • 150 minutes
  • Scenario Booklet, Question Booklet and Answer Booklet
  • Open Book
  • Candidate Guidance

Proof of identification
If taking an exam, candidates are required to provide Photo ID with a valid signature e.g. driving license, passport or named work ID badges prior to sitting their exam. Failure to produce this ID will result in their exam results being withheld until proof of ID is provided.

Pre-Reading

You will be provided with a pre-course workbook that will help you prepare for the course. The pre-course work is expected to take approximately three hours to complete (although delegates may wish to spend longer on this activity to help them prepare more effectively).

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