Praxis® - PM Academy Botswana


Praxis® Foundation & Practitioner Course

What is it about?

Praxis is a free framework for the management of projects, programmes and portfolios. It includes a body of knowledge, methodology, competency framework and capability maturity model. The framework is supported by a knowledgebase of resources and an encyclopaedia.

Praxis brings together a body of knowledge, methodology, competence framework and capability maturity model in a single integrated framework with a single structure and terminology.

The framework is designed to provide building blocks that can be tailored and assembled to suit all manner of different contexts.

What does the course cover?

  • Praxis Overview
  • The History of Praxis
  • Defining Projects, Programmes, and Portfolios
  • The Praxis Framework
  • The Process Model
  • Introducing the Body of Knowledge

What is included?

  • Digital accredited course material
  • Praxis® e-Book (hardcopy available upon request)
  • “Praxis in a Nutshell” handout
  • Foundation sample exam paper and answer sets
  • Full Practitioner sample exam paper, answer and rationale sets
  • 4 days training
  • Examination fees
  • PDU and CPD points (ask us)

How will I be examined?

  • Foundation Exam: Multiple choice, one-hour, closed book exam. Delegates must obtain 50% (38 out of the 75 available marks).
  • Practitioner Exam: Two and a half hour, multiple choice open-book exam. Delegates must obtain 50% (40 out of the 80 available marks).
  • Exams can either be conducted as:

  • Classroom – online or paper based
  • Your premises – invigilated online by one of our invigilators
  • Exams are conducted during the training courses.

How is the Course presented?

Our experienced internationally accredited trainers deliver interactive and practical experiences through:

  • Classroom
  • Virtual instructor-led on Zoom (requires laptop and stable internet connection)
  • At your premises (for groups)
  • This is an intensive 4-day course:

  • Foundation – 2 days
  • Practitioner – 2 days

Based on demand, training is run during the week, on weekends or alternately during evenings.

What’s in it for me?

On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Project, programme and portfolio environment
  • Project and programme management functions
  • Roles, processes and documentation used to manage project and programme lifecycle phases
  • Interpersonal skills to support working in a project, programme and portfolio environment.

I have other certifications, what now?

For candidates who currently hold a Foundation or Practitioner certification in PRINCE2, a Foundation, Practitioner or Advanced Practitioner in MSP and wish to gain Praxis Practitioner certification. The Praxis Bridging course is aimed at this audience.


“The course brilliantly brought all the aspects of programs, projects and portfolios together for me.”
PRAXIS – Andrew Wildish – November 2019
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