Simplified, practical project management framework

P3.express is a free, extremely simplified project management framework based on PRINCE2® and PMBOK® Guide that you can learn, and start using in your projects in just a few days.

Standing on the shoulders of giants

P3.express doesn't try to reinvent the wheel. It's primarily based on PRINCE2® and PMBOK® Guide, and benefits from other frameworks such as XP (eXtreme Programming), DSDM®, and Scrum.

Down to Earth

P3.express is a down-to-earth method you can really use.
The fundamental standards are invaluable, but too complex for normal projects that most people just can't use them.

Fully Integrated

P3.express is a fully integrated package of methodology, practices, and tools. You don't need to worry about finding proper techniques for your project, or find out how you can use normal pieces of software such as Excel to handle PM activities; everything is ready for you.

People-Oriented

P3.express recognizes that the primary problem in most projects is the human aspects, and therefore addresses them carefully, instead of limiting itself to a mechanical process.

Creative Commons

P3.express is licensed under Creative Commons: it's free to learn, use, and teach. The framework is community based, and continuously uses the contributions of its members for improvement. 

80/20

Perfect is the enemy of good-enough. P3.express tries to bring 80% of the perfect PM system by only 20% of the effort. If you aim for the perfect, you'll just give up. 

Multi-Purpose

P3.express is suitable for most small and medium size projects in a variety of industries. Basically, it's for normal projects most of us are dealing with daily. 

Extendable

P3.express uses a minimal core, with optional Addons that make certain parts (e.g. risk management) more advanced. There are also Themes that make is easier to use it in certain industries.

How can I learn P3.express?

How would I be recognized?

P3.express Member

 

You can become a Member today, and join a community of enthusiastic project managers who share the ownership of P3.express, contribute to it, and help each other improve. 

P3.express Certified Practitioner

You can evaluate yourself after learning P3.express, and by passing the exam, you'll become a P3.express Certified Practitioner.

The exam doesn't have prerequisites, and you can take it after taking classroom training or self-study. Those who can't pass the exam can take it again for free.

P3.express Champion

The Champions are Certified Practitioners who train more than 5 colleagues, and help their companies use P3.express.

P3.express Jedi

A P3.express Jedi is a Champion who submits at least one Addon, Theme, example, or case-study to P3.express. Each submitted material is reviewed by the existing P3.express Jedis, and made available to the public after its consistency and effectiveness is approved. 

P3.express Accredited Trainer

Those interested in becoming accredited trainers need to be Certified Practitioners first. Then they need to give training to at least 6 people, using the Standard Training Material. At least 80% of the participants should pass the Certified Practitioner exam, with at least 60% of them in their first try. Then you become an accredited trainer, and stay as one as long as you follow the quality guidelines.

Becoming an accredited trainer is a free process.

P3.express Coach

A P3.express Coach is an Accredited Trainer who spends at least 50 hours per year helping people understand and use P3.express for free. 

This support can be provided in online forums, events, meetups, etc.

P3.express Accredited Training Organization

Training organizations become accredited when they have at least one Accredited Trainer.

The training programs can be classroom-based, online instructor-based, or self-paced eLearning courses. The course material should be reviewed and approved. 

Becoming an accredited training organization is a free process. You will be listed, and local customers directed to you. 

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P3.express Membership is free. Members share the ownership of the framework, contribute to it, and support each other to become better project managers.

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