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APMG Praxis Framework Foundation

Equip yourself with a thorough understanding of project and programme functions, so that you can work more effectively as a member of a project or programme management team.

The Praxis Framework™ is a combination of four types of best practice guidance; Knowledge, Method, Competency and Capability and is the first free framework to integrate projects, programmes and portfolios in a single guide. By undertaking Praxis Framework certifications, you will be able to demonstrate that you understand and can apply the framework to projects and programmes.

Praxis Foundation equips you with an understanding of project and programme functions and the processes and documentation used to manage lifecycle phases. It will enable you to work effectively as part of any project or programme management team.

This is an intensive three day course that includes the following:

  • All accompanying course material
  • The official Praxis Framework handbook 
  • The cost of the Praxis Framework Foundation examination (the exam is taken on the last day of the course)

Refreshments will also be provided throughout the duration of your training.

Target audience

This course would appeal to

  • Practising project or programme managers
  • Project or programme team members wishing to become managers
  • Individuals interested in a career in project or programme management
  • Individuals pursuing the Praxis Framework Practitioner certificate

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Learning Objectives

The key things you will learn from the Praxis Foundation certification are:

  • The characteristics and context of a project and a programme and the benefits of effective project and programme management
  • The purpose of the Praxis Framework, the project and programme roles, documents and functions, and their use in the Praxis process models
  • The goals and activities within the Praxis Frameworks process models and how they interface
  • The importance and goals of interpersonal skills in the project and programme environment, and their recognised models

Pre-Requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this course.

Course Content

The modules covered within this course are as follows:

  • Introduction to the Praxis Framework
  • Characteristics of project, programme and portfolio management
  • Lifecycle management
  • Sponsorship
  • Knowledge management
  • Capability and maturity
  • Relationship with other P3 guidance
  • Organisation management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Business case management
  • Governance and delivery planning
  • Control
  • Assurance
  • Information management
  • Scope management
  • Schedule management
  • Finance management
  • Risk management
  • Change management
  • Resource management
  • Project and programme processes
  • Interpersonal skills

Exams & Certification

Exam format

  • 75 simple multiple-choice questions
  • 60 minutes duration
  • Closed book
  • 50% pass mark (38 marks out of 75)

Pre-Reading

There is mandatory pre-course work that must be undertaken prior to attending this course. It is expected that it will take a minimum of six hours to complete. You will be emailed full instructions with your joining instructions approximately three weeks prior to the event. In addition, whilst attending the course there will also be some exam preparation evening work.

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