Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices® Foundation v6.0

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Which of the following describe the services that a COE typically provides when a temporary Programme Office is defined?
1. Supply standard processes, tools and templates
2. Provide advice on tailoring processes to meet the needs of the programme being supported
3. Act as a source of lessons learned
4. Define the information flows required by the Programme Board

  • A. 1, 2, 3
  • B. 1, 2, 4
  • C. 1, 3, 4
  • D. 2, 3, 4


Answer : A

Which are the activities of the implementation lifecycle for a permanent P3O?

  • A. Initiate, Define, Deliver Capability / Realize Benefits, Close
  • B. Identify, Define, Deliver Tranches, Close
  • C. Identify, Define, Deliver Blueprint, Close
  • D. Identify, Define, Deliver Capability / Realize Benefits, Close


Answer : D

Which is an underlying success factor for a P3O model with an Organization Portfolio
Office?

  • A. Funding model for a P3O approved
  • B. Challenge to current PPM culture or processes provided
  • C. Highly skilled senior, experienced staff utilized
  • D. PPM maturity of level 3 or above achieved


Answer : C

What is the objective of the management dashboard technique?

  • A. Force-rank the programmes and projects within a portfolio
  • B. Communicate components of the delivery framework to the PPM community
  • C. Develop standardized business processes and agree accountabilities
  • D. Provide key decision support information across a portfolio


Answer : D

Which is a factor to consider when sizing a permanent office?

  • A. Estimate of time taken to deliver each service provided by an office
  • B. Number of people working on a single programme
  • C. Amount of money being invested in a single programme
  • D. Number of templates already produced


Answer : A

Which is NOT a factor that affects the design of a P3O model?

  • A. Whether a framework agreement exists with an external PPM consultancy company
  • B. Existing level of PPM maturity of the organization
  • C. Whether local or central investment decisions drive the business
  • D. The number of distinct geographical divisions within the organization


Answer : A

Which information should a P3O Business Case typically contain?

  • A. Risks involved in implementing a P3O model
  • B. Definition of the future state of the P3O
  • C. Resource requirements to deliver the portfolio of change initiatives
  • D. Risks involved in delivering the portfolio of change initiatives


Answer : A

Which of the following offices can a P3O model consist of?
1. Permanent only
2. Temporary only
3. Both permanent and temporary
4. Neither permanent nor temporary

  • A. 1, 2, 3
  • B. 1, 2, 4
  • C. 1, 3, 4
  • D. 2, 3, 4


Answer : A

Which should be defined in order to align P3O governance services with the wider organization?

  • A. Where embedded resources should report
  • B. Why information security management is needed
  • C. Which role is authorized to make what decisions
  • D. Which role carries out the secretariat function


Answer : C

Which is NOT an independent assurance service provided by a P3O to a project?

  • A. Co-ordinating gated reviews
  • B. Facilitating lessons reviews
  • C. Facilitating regular health checks
  • D. Providing project support to a Project Manager


Answer : D

Which of the following are generic roles?
1. Portfolio Analyst
2. Project Specialist
3. Programme Officer
4. Head of P3O

  • A. 1, 2, 3
  • B. 1, 2, 4
  • C. 1, 3, 4
  • D. 2, 3, 4


Answer : A

Which principle for extracting value does a P3O support by ensuring that issues are escalated to the right decision making authority?

  • A. Govern effectively
  • B. Invest in people and process
  • C. Safeguard value
  • D. Track progress through highlight reporting


Answer : A

Which is a specified constraint that may impact the benefits delivered by implementing a
P3O model?

  • A. An organization's ability to adapt to change
  • B. Overall programme and project success rates
  • C. A P3O champion providing senior management commitment
  • D. Belief that complying with repeatable processes is bureaucratic


Answer : A

Which is NOT a section of a Blueprint?

  • A. Practices
  • B. Information and data requirements
  • C. Technology (including tools and techniques)
  • D. Organizational structure


Answer : A

Which is a responsibility of a Head of Programme Office role?

  • A. Develop the Business Case for the implementation of a P3O Model
  • B. Define the programme governance framework to meet the needs of the programme's business lead
  • C. Assure the overall integrity and coherence of the programmes in the portfolio
  • D. Lead collaborative learning forums to promote consistent programme management processes


Answer : B

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