Management of Portfolios Foundation — A 3 day course

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Synopsis

Management of Portfolios (MoP™) provides advice and examples of how to apply principles, practices, and techniques that together enable the most effective balance of organisational change and business as usual.

Delivered by fully accredited trainers and industry leading experts with extensive experience of portfolio management, the course engages with the students to ensure that theory is embedded and delegates feel confident in the practical application of MoP™.

Objectives

The objective of the course is to enable a student to understand the MoP™ principles, cycles, practices, techniques, roles and documentation. This will enable them to work as an informed member of a Portfolio Office or in a range of Portfolio Management roles. Specifically they will know and understand the:

Contents

Overview

Implement, sustain and measure

Strategic and organizational context

The 6 key functions/activities that portfolio management needs to coordinate with to achieve strategic objectives Identify how portfolio management can:

Portfolio management principles

The 5 principles upon which effective portfolio management is based

Portfolio definition cycle

The portfolio definition practices:

Understand the terms and concepts relating to the portfolio definition cycle. The techniques of:

What is involved and the keys to success

Portfolio delivery cycle

The portfolio delivery practices:

The techniques of:

What is involved, the main elements, and keys to success

Roles and documentation

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 1 February 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

Birmingham — £1095 (+VAT)

Bristol — £1095 (+VAT)

Leeds — £1095 (+VAT)

London — £1095 (+VAT)

Manchester — £1095 (+VAT)

Suitable For

The MoP™ Foundation qualification is aimed at those involved in a range of formal and informal portfolio management roles encompassing investment decision making, project and programme delivery, and benefits realisation.

It is relevant to all those involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives including:

Prerequisites

The MoP™ Foundation qualification is aimed at those involved in a range of formal and informal portfolio management roles encompassing investment decision making, project and programme delivery, and benefits realisation.

It is relevant to all those involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives including:

Examination

Additional work will be required during evenings consisting of consolidation reading and a mock examination. This evening work is an integral part of the course and delegates should expect to spend 2 hours each evening on these activities.

You must bring signed photo ID with you on any APMG exam (passport, driving licence, student card) as you will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam. You must also be familiar with the APMG Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found here on the APMG International website.

All delegates will be given the opportunity to sit the MoP™ Foundation examination in the late afternoon of the third day of the course. The MoP™ Foundation exam consists of: