MoP®Foundation

3 Days RRP:  $2450 excl GST
PDUs/Contact Hours: 21
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Management of Portfolios approaches the management of change projects and programmes from a strategic viewpoint. This 3 day workshop prepares candidates for the AXELOS MoP® Foundation certification exam.

MoP®Practitioner

2 Days RRP:  $1995 excl GST
PDUs/Contact Hours: 14
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This 2 day workshop builds on the 3 day Management of Portfolios (MoP) Foundation workshop and prepares candidates for the AXELOS MoP Practitioner examination.

MoP®

Don’t get left behind…

To be successful, organisations must evolve, and this means improving how they run their business on a daily basis (business as usual) and adapting to emerging demands and expectations. Portfolio Management helps organisations make decisions about implementing the right changes to business as usual. These changes are then delivered via projects and programmes.

This Management of Portfolios (MoP®) course approaches the management of change projects and programmes from a strategic viewpoint. It provides an overview of all change activities including what is in the portfolio, what it is costing, what risks are faced, what progress is being made, and what the impact is on business as usual and the organisation’s strategic objectives. It also prepares candidates for the MoP Foundation and Practitioner certification.

The benefits of MoP for organisations include:

  • Improved strategic contribution – more of the ‘right’ projects are undertaken
  • Removal of redundant, duplicate and low value adding projects and programmes
  • More effective implementation of projects and programmes via management of constraints, risks and dependencies
  • More efficient utilisation of scarce resources including skilled project/programme managers
  • Improved accountability and corporate governance

About this Course

Key Topics

The MoP courses explore the following content, with the Foundation level focusing on the theory and the Practitioner considering the application of the method to a given scenario:

  • Understand the purpose and context of MoP
  • Implement, sustain and measure portfolio management
  • Explain the strategic and organisational context
  • Identify the principles of portfolio management
  • Describe the Portfolio Definition and Delivery Cycles
  • Recognise the vital roles and responsibilities in portfolio management
  • Identify essential documentation
  • Review of all examination syllabus areas
  • Practice exam questions

MoP Practitioner preparation includes a comprehensive review of the above topics, including how they can be applied to an organisation. Review will take the form of discussion groups, revision questions and completion of sample exam questions.

Note: All content is covered in Foundations. Practitioner focuses on preparing participants for the Practitioner exam and so does not introduce new content.

How this course is delivered

Course Objectives

Foundation

The Foundation course provides an understanding of:

  • The Portfolio Management cycles, practices and techniques and the organisational context within which they operate
  • Effective approaches to investment identification, categorisation, prioritisation and selection
  • How project and programme success can be enhanced by adopting a Portfolio perspective to delivery

The course also provides the participant with an opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and understanding to work as an informed member of a Portfolio Office or in a range of Portfolio Management roles
  • Consolidate learnings through practical activities and practice exam questions

Practitioner

The Practitioner course prepares participants to undertake and pass the MoP Practitioner Exam.  The Practitioner level qualification aims to measure whether the candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding of the MoP to apply and tailor the MoP guidance and to analyse portfolio data, documentation and roles in relation to a scenario situation.

Please note that the Practitioner course is an exam preparation course and focuses on the application of the Management of Portfolios to prepare candidates for the Practitioner examination.

Outcomes & Certification Eligibility

Certification

Foundation

The Foundation course includes the MoP Foundation exam which consists of:

  • 50 multiple choice questions
  • 50% pass mark (25/50)
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Multiple-choice format
  • Closed book

The Foundation exam is taken on the afternoon of day 3 of the Foundation course

Practitioner

The Practitioner course includes the MoP Practitioner exam.  Please note a pass in the Foundation exam pass is a prerequisite to sitting the Practitioner exam.

The Practitioner exam consists of:

  • 3 hours duration
  • Based on a scenario
  • A total of 4 questions containing 20 question lines, each of which attracts 1 mark, giving a total of 80 marks
  • The pass mark is 40 (50%)

The Practitioner exam is taken on the afternoon of day 2 of the Practitioner course.

PeopleCert administers the MoP examination scheme. PM-Partners is an accredited partner of PeopleCert (Partner ID: 3800).

Course Prerequisites

Foundation

Participants should be experienced practitioners working in a project environment and have a solid understanding of project management and programme management practices.

Practitioner

To be eligible to sit the MoP Practitioner exam, participants must have obtained a pass in the MoP Foundation exam.

FAQs

Where is the training venue located?

Sydney courses are held at 45 Clarence Street, Sydney.

Melbourne courses are held at 500 Collins Street, Melbourne.


I require an invoice before payment is processed – can I still book this course online?

Yes. Simply select ‘invoice’ from the payment options during the checkout process and one of our consultants will be in contact to organise payment.


Can I buy these courses as a package?

Yes. Management of Portfolios Foundation and Management of Portfolios Practitioner can be purchased together as a package at a discounted rate. Book now & save!


Is this a certified course?

Yes. The Foundation and Practitioner exams are undertaken on the final day of each course. Upon passing the exams you will be certified.


Is the exam fee included?

Yes. The exam fee is included in the course cost. Please note: You must have completed and passed the Foundation exam as a prerequisite to sitting the Practitioner exam.

Course Dates

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