Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation Overview

MoP® Foundation 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

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

Module 4: Portfolio Management Principles

  • Five 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 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

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Who should attend this MoP® Foundation Training Course?

The MoP® Foundation Course is well-suited for individuals engaged in the process of choosing and executing change initiatives. The course is particularly beneficial for the following professionals:

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

Prerequisites of the MoP® Foundation Training Course

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

MoP® Foundation Course Overview

The MoP® Foundation Course provides a comprehensive understanding of Portfolio Management, enabling professionals to align projects and programmes with organisational objectives strategically. Effective Portfolio Management is crucial for optimising resources and achieving strategic goals in today's dynamic business environment.

Professionals aspiring to master the MoP® Foundation Course include Project Managers, Portfolio Managers, and Executives seeking to enhance organisational performance. Understanding Portfolio Management is essential for aligning initiatives with business strategies, ensuring resource optimisation, and mitigating risks associated with project investments.

This 3-day training by the Knowledge Academy equips delegates with practical skills and knowledge essential for successful Portfolio Management. Participants gain insights into portfolio principles, techniques, and best practices through interactive sessions and real-world case studies. The MoP® Foundation Course lays a foundation for professionals to excel in managing portfolios effectively, contributing significantly to organisational success.

Course Objective

  • To grasp the fundamental concepts of Portfolio Management
  • To understand how to align portfolios with organisational strategies
  • To acquire skills in risk management within a portfolio context
  • To master techniques for optimising resource allocation across projects
  • To prepare for the Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation Certification exam

Upon completing this Management of Portfolios Course , participants will possess a comprehensive understanding of Portfolio Management, enabling them to strategically align projects, mitigate risks, and optimise resources, laying the groundwork for successful MoP® Foundation Certification.

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

  • MoP® Foundation Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors     
  • Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation Certificate
  • 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

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation, 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. 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 sessions.

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Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment

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Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation FAQs

Management of Portfolios (MoP®) provides guidance for businesses to make decisions regarding large-scale change through the implementation of projects and programmes.
Yes, this MoP® Foundation training course is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
Yes, the MoP® Foundation exam is included.
The recommended book for both the Foundation and the Practitioner training courses is the official MoP® Guide by AXELOS. 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 include; “Management of Portfolios” (2011 Edition) by AXELOS and “An Executive Guide to Portfolio Management” (Aligned to the 2011 Edition) by AXELOS.
The training fees for Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation certification in Philippines starts from $5995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Management of Portfolios (MoP®) Foundation.
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