To develop knowledge on how MoP – Management of Portfolios principles and practices operate and how they can be applied in different environments.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
Explain the benefits, scope, principles and practices of portfolio management
Understand the approaches for implementing portfolio management and measuring the success of portfolio management
Understand the strategic context in which a portfolio operates
Identify the relationship between project, programme and portfolio management and importance of aligning projects and programmes to strategic objectives
Understand importance of aligning the portfolio and organization governance models
Select techniques that will support the portfolio definition and delivery cycles
Identify key portfolio management roles
Explain the purpose and content of portfolio documents
MoP FOUNDATION – WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anyone with an interest or involved in delivering, supporting, tracking or decision making associated with the organization’s portfolio of change and strategy. This includes members of management boards, directors of change, senior responsible owners, project & programme managers, portfolio, programme and project office staff, staff involved in strategic planning and performance management.
There are no pre-requisites for this training. Some knowledge of project and programme management and strategic/business planning will be beneficial.
MoP FOUNDATION – COURSE COMPOSITION
The objectives and benefits of portfolio management
Integrating portfolio management into the strategic context and organizational structures and processes
The principles for effective portfolio management
Portfolio management roles
Implementing or re-energizing portfolio management within an organization
Success factors for implementing, measuring and sustaining portfolio management
Key practices within the portfolio management definition and delivery cycles
MoP FOUNDATION – COURSE FORMAT
Our courses are an interactive mixture of facilitator presentation, class and group exercises.
This is a 3 day program providing a comprehensive coverage of portfolio management inclusive of the Foundation certification exam.
MoP FOUNDATION – CERTIFICATION EXAM
The Foundation exam is a closed book, 50 question multiple choice exam. The exam must be completed within 40 minutes and delegates must score 25 or more marks to attain MoP Foundation certification.
MoP FOUNDATION – COURSE MATERIALS, FEES & INCLUSIONS
Public course fees include the official Management of Portfolios manual, accredited training materials, sample exams, exam fee, lunch and refreshments. Note: Fees vary between countries due to differences in exam fee prices per country and cost base variations between countries.