The Management of Portfolios (MoP) guidance provides advice and examples of how to apply principles, practices and techniques that help optimise an organisation’s investment in change alongside its business-as-usual (BAU) work. ILX Group’s Management of Portfolios (MoP) Foundation and Practitioner classroom course will prepare you for both the Foundation and Practitioner qualifications in MoP.
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:
This a five-day classroom course.
You must have passed the Foundation exam prior to undertaking the Practitioner examination.
The Foundation level qualification measures understanding of the principles, cycles, practices, techniques, roles, responsibilities, documents and organizational context within which portfolio management operates. Specifically by the end of the Foundation course you should know and understand the:
By the end of the Practitioner element 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 five-day course that includes the following:
Refreshments will also be provided throughout the duration of your training.
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 two 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.