Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner Overview

MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Training Course Outline

Module 1: Overview

  • Portfolio and Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Management Model
  • Portfolio Definition and Delivery Practices
  • Project and Project Management
  • Programme and Programme Management
  • Portfolio, Project, and Programme Management
  • Circumstances Affect the Principles and Practices
  • Cost Effective Approaches
  • Objectives of Portfolio Management
  • Benefits of Portfolio Management

Module 2: Implement, Sustain, and Measure

  • Implement Portfolio Management
  • Advantages of Planned Approachesa
  • Stages of Implementing Portfolio Management
  • Factors to Consider in Sustaining Progress
  • Assessing Portfolio Management Maturity

Module 3: Strategic and Organisational Context

  • Business as Usual
  • Strategic Planning
  • Budgeting and Resource Allocation
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Performance Management
  • Corporate Governance

Module 4: Portfolio Management Principles

  • Senior Management Commitment
  • Governance Alignment
  • Strategy Alignment
  • Portfolio Office
  • An Energised Change Culture

Module 5: Portfolio Definition Cycle

  • Overview
  • Understand Practice
  • Categorise Practice
  • Prioritise Practice
  • Balance Practice
  • Plan Practice

Module 6: Portfolio Delivery Cycle

  • Portfolio Delivery Practices
  • Portfolio Delivery Cycle
  • Management Control Practice
  • Benefits Management Practice
  • Financial Management Practice
  • Risk Management Practice
  • Stakeholder Engagement Practice
  • Organisational Governance Practice
  • Resource Management Practice

Module 7: Roles and Documentation

  • Portfolio Direction Group (PDG) or Investment Committee (IC)
  • Portfolio Progress Group (PPG) or Change Delivery Committee (CDC)
  • Business Change Director or Portfolio Director
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Portfolio Benefits Manager
  • Portfolio Management Framework
  • Portfolio Strategy
  • Portfolio Benefits Management Framework
  • Portfolio Benefits Realisation Plan
  • Portfolio Financial Plan
  • Resource Schedule
  • Portfolio Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Plan
  • Portfolio Dashboard

Module 8: Implement, Sustain, and Measure

  • Select the Appropriate Approach to implement.
  • Coordination of Portfolio Management
  • Designing a Strategy
  • Building and Maintaining Organisational Energy
  • Maturity and Evidence of Impact
  • Recommended Approaches

Module 9: Portfolio Definition Cycle

  • Identify Practices and Techniques
  • Understanding the Portfolio
  • Splitting the Portfolio
  • Using Approaches to Prioritise Portfolio
  • Balancing the Portfolio
  • Strategy and Delivery Plan

Module 10: Portfolio Delivery Cycle

  • Management Control
  • Portfolio-level Benefits Management
  • Portfolio-level Financial Management
  • Portfolio-level Risk Management
  • Portfolio-level Stakeholder Engagement
  • Portfolio-level Resource Management

Module 11: Roles and Documentation

  • Portfolio Management Framework
  • Portfolio Benefits Management Framework
  • Portfolio Strategy
  • Portfolio Delivery Plan
  • Portfolio Benefits Realisation Plan
  • Portfolio Financial Plan
  • Portfolio Resource Schedule
  • Portfolio Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Plan
  • Portfolio Dashboard Report
  • Main Portfolio Management Roles
  • Portfolio Direction Group/Investment Committee
  • Portfolio Progress Group/Change Delivery Committee
  • Business Change Director/Portfolio Director
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Portfolio Benefits Manager

MoP® course online Exam Preparation Workbook

Our exam preparation workbook ensures and validates that you have the knowledge and confidence to pass your exam. The exam preparation workbook comprises of mock questions, applicable scenario-based projects, and is known to further elevate pass marks. Please note that this exam preparation workbook and instructions of how to book your exam can be found in your Joining Instructions, received upon enrolment. Completion of the workbook prior to sitting the exam is highly recommended to maximise your chances of passing.

MoP® Online Exams

*After completing 4 days of training and successfully passing your MoP® Foundation Exam, the fifth day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience, to prepare you to take and pass your MoP® Practitioner exam online.

We will provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability.

Benefits of MoP® course online exams:

  • Proven higher pass rates.
  • Quicker Results.
  • Save Travel Costs.
  • Flexibility.
  • Convenient.
  • Sit your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready.

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Who should attend this MoP® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course?

This MoP® Foundation & Practitioner Course is designed for individuals who hold positions in both formal and informal Portfolio Management. These participants possess a background in making investment decisions, executing programmes and projects, and achieving benefits from those endeavours. Specific roles which encompass these tasks include:

  • Portfolio Managers
  • Management Board Members
  • Portfolio Office Contributors
  • Business Case Writers
  • Project and Portfolio Appraisers
  • Business Analysts
  • Senior Executives
  • Strategic Planners

Prerequisites of the MoP® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this MoP® Foundation & Practitioner Course.

MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Training Overview

The Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Certification embodies a set of principles and practices for effective portfolio management. Its relevance extends across industries, aiming to bridge the gap between strategic objectives and project delivery. This certification equips professionals with the ability to assess, prioritise, and manage projects and programmes in alignment with their organisation's strategic goals.

Understanding and mastering the Management of Portfolios Certification is crucial for professionals involved in project, programme, and portfolio management. It is especially beneficial for those looking to enhance their strategic planning, decision-making, and risk-management skills. Senior Executives, Portfolio Managers, and Practitioners responsible for initiating and implementing strategic changes should aim to acquire this certification to drive organisational success and career advancement.

The Knowledge Academy’s 5-day MoP® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course is designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of Portfolio Management best practices. This intensive training covers the essentials of the Management of Portfolios Certification, from the basic principles and terminology to advanced application techniques.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the principles, cycles, practices, techniques, and roles in portfolio management
  • To learn how to apply MoP® guidance to real-life scenarios
  • To prepare for and pass the MoP® Foundation and Practitioner exams
  • To enhance decision-making and improve investment allocation and benefits realisation
  • To develop skills in managing change and aligning organisational objectives with project delivery

Upon completion of this Management of Portfolios Course, delegates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage and optimise their organisation's project portfolio effectively. They will have a thorough understanding of how to align projects and programs with strategic objectives, ensuring that investments are made wisely and that the maximum possible value is derived from them.

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What's included in this MoP® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course?

  • MoP® Foundation Examination.
  • MoP® Practitioner Examination.
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors.
  • Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner Certificates.
  • Digital Delegate Pack.

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MoP® Foundation Exam Information

The Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation Exam evaluates an individual's comprehension of the MoP® principles, practices, and techniques used in efficient portfolio management. It ensures that candidates have the necessary knowledge to align organisational strategies with projects and programmes. 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 50 
  • Total Marks: 50 Marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 25/50 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Closed Book

MoP® Practitioner Exam Information

The Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Practitioner Exam assesses a candidate's ability to apply and tailor the MoP® guidelines within a complex project environment. Passing this examination demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of portfolio management processes, and the expertise to align and coordinate various projects and programmes within an organisation. 

  • Question Type: Objective Testing 
  • Total Questions: 4 
  • Total Marks: 80 marks 
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 
  • Duration: 180 Minutes 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book

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Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner sessions.

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Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner FAQs

Management of Portfolios (MoP®) provides guidance for businesses to make decisions regarding large-scale change through the implementation of projects and programmes. To find out more about MoP® visit our MoP® training topic page.
Professionals involved in strategic planning, project and program management, and decision-making processes, including project managers, business strategists, and senior executives, should register for the MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Course.
Yes, the MoP® Foundation and Practitioner exams are both included in this course.
Yes, the MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Certification is part of a series, following a structured path for mastering portfolio management principles and practices.
There are no formal prerequisites for taking the MoP® Foundation Course, but completing it is necessary before progressing to the Practitioner level.
This certification will enhance your understanding of Portfolio Management, making you a valuable asset for strategic decision-making and improving your eligibility for leadership roles in Project and Program Management.
After completing the course, opportunities include roles as a Portfolio Manager, Program Manager, Project Director, and roles in strategic planning and investment decision-making.
Yes, obtaining the MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Certification can increase your earning potential by validating your expertise in Portfolio Management, making you more attractive to employers and eligible for higher-paying roles.
The Knowledge Academy in Belgium stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking a Management of Portfolios MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Course.
The training fees for Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner certification in Belgium starts from €3995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation & Practitioner.
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