Foundational certification courses as the name suggests are courses that are the foundations on which the core PMO certifications are built-on. Theses courses go into detail on techniques, methods, process and frameworks. If you do not master the content of these courses it will likely reduce the chance of succeeding in implementing the AIPMO strategic PMO framework in your organization. The content of these courses is also applicable to the project and operational world therefore a important personal asset throughout your career. The figure below shows the three blocks to the three foundational courses.
The three foundational courses are as follows: