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 Approaches
  • 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

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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 MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Course provides a comprehensive understanding of Portfolio Management. In today's dynamic business landscape, effective management of portfolios is crucial for organisational success.

Project management, strategic planning, and senior leadership professionals should master the Management of Portfolios Certification. This training equips them to optimise resource allocation, align projects with business objectives, and enhance decision-making processes, ensuring sustainable business growth.

The Knowledge Academy's 5-day MoP® Foundation and Practitioner Training empower delegates with practical skills. It offers insights into strategic alignment, risk management, and benefits realisation. This certification enhances professionals' abilities to navigate complex portfolios, making them invaluable contributors to organisational success.

Course Objectives:

  • To comprehend the principles and practices of Portfolio Management

  • To apply MoP® methodologies for strategic alignment and risk management

  • To master techniques for effective benefits realisation within portfolios

  • To enhance decision-making skills in the context of Portfolio Management

  • To prepare for and successfully pass the Management of Portfolios Certification

Upon completion, participants will possess a robust understanding of Portfolio Management and be equipped with practical skills to align strategies, manage risks, optimise benefits, and make informed decisions. Successful certification attainment further validates their expertise in the dynamic realm of Portfolio Management.

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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.
Yes, this MoP® Foundation and Practitioner training course is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
Yes, the MoP® Foundation and Practitioner exams are both included.
The recommended book for both the Foundation and Practitioner training courses is the official MoP® Guide by AXELOS. This book can be used in the Practitioner exam as this is an Open Book exam. There is also another AXELOS guide which can supplement the information from the official MoP® Guide. This extra guide is specifically aimed at Senior Executives. These books are “Management of Portfolios” (2011 Edition) by AXELOS and “An Executive Guide to Portfolio Management” (Aligned to the 2011 Edition) also by AXELOS.
The price 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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