The purpose of the Foundation qualification is to confirm that a candidate has sufficient knowledge and understanding to work as an informed member of a portfolio office, or in a range of portfolio management roles.
The Management of Portfolios (MoP) guidance provides advice and examples of how to apply principles, practices and techniques which help to optimise an organisation’s investment in change, alongside its business-as-usual (BAU) work. MoP helps organisations to answer a fundamental question:
Are we sure this investment is right for us and how will it contribute to our strategic objectives?
Investment is the key word because portfolio management is about investing in the right change initiatives and implementing them correctly. MoP achieves this by ensuring that:
ILX Group’s accredited MoP Foundation e-learning covers all of the foundation qualification syllabus topics of the MoP guidance.
Introduction to MoP
Strategic and organisational context
Roles and documentation
Implement , sustain, measure
MoP Foundation examination technique
MoP Foundation examination simulator
The course takes approximately 12 hours to complete which is equivalent to a three-day workshop.
This 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 realization. It is relevant to all those involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives including:
The Foundation level qualification measures understanding of the principles, cycles, practices, techniques, roles, responsibilities, documents and organisational context within which portfolio management operates. Specifically by the end of the course you should know and understand the: