The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm whether the candidate As Usual (BAU) work. The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm whether the candidate has achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the MoP guidance and to analyse portfolio data, documentation and roles in relation to a given scenario.
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:
The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm that you have sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the MoP guidance and to analyse portfolio data, documentation and roles in relation to a scenario situation. A successful Practitioner candidate should, with suitable support, be able to advise on the implementation of appropriate practices and techniques, and apply the method to a live portfolio, but may not be sufficiently skilled to do this appropriately for all situations. Their individual expertise, the complexity of the portfolio, and the support provided will also influence the impact the Practitioner can achieve.
This a two-day classroom course.
In order to sit the Practitioner exam you must have passed the MoP Foundation qualification.
By the end of the course you should be able to apply and understand how to tailor MoP effectively. Specifically you should be able to demonstrate your ability to:
This is an intensive two-day course that includes the following:
Important : Please note you will require a copy of the official MoP manual for the MoP Practitioner course and exam. This is not included in the cost of the course. Should you wish to purchase the manual you can add it to your shopping cart once you have selected your chosen date.
Introduction and the Practitioner examination overview
Implement, sustain and measure
Portfolio definition cycle
Portfolio delivery cycle
Roles and documentation
This certification 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:
Important note regarding pre-course
There is mandatory online pre-course work that must be undertaken prior to attending this course. It is expected that it will take approximately three hours to complete. You will be sent full instructions with a link to the online pre course within 48 hours of your confirmed booking. In addition, whilst attending your course there will also be some examination preparation evening work.
Review the technical requirements for the online learning here.