P3O is aligned to PRINCE2®, MSP®, and M_o_R® and brings together a set of principles, processes and techniques to help deliver projects or programmes within an organization or department.
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P3O Key Capabilities

  • Support business outcomes
    Support business outcomes
  • Enable business change
    Enable business change
  • Manage risk in line with business needs
    Manage risk in line with business needs
  • Optimize customer experience
    Optimize customer experience
  • Show value for money
    Show value for money
  • Continually improve
    Continually improve

Using P3O in Your Organization

The P3O guidance - which is aligned to PRINCE2®, MSP®, and M_o_R® - brings together in one place a set of principles, processes and techniques to facilitate effective portfolio, programme and project management through enablement, challenge and support structures.

The purpose of the Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) guidance is to provide universally applicable guidance that will enable individuals and organizations to successfully establish, develop and maintain appropriate business support structures.

Download the P3O overview brochure (PDF, 3.8MB).

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See How Others Have Used P3O

Case Studies
P3O®: No skeletons in the cupboard at BT design Industry
This case study describes how P3O helped the senior management at BT Design make business-critical decisions. Programme Manager Chris Barnes discusses how BT Design used P3O to create a Centre of Excellence. Read
White Papers
Business Benefits of P3O® Implementation Industry
This White Paper looks at today's business challenge and how P3O can help in today's climate of cost cutting and efficiency targets with delivering the change portfolio more effectively. Read
Because we wanted to maximize resources, we had to make some tough, high-level decisions. Having the correct information and being able to plan strategically was key. The reporting structure of P3O allowed the flow of information to be traced back to its source.
Chris Barnes,
Programme Manager, BT Design

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