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  • MoP Foundation 2 Day

MoP® | Foundation (2 Day)

£799.00

Quick Overview

Any organisation or individual seeking to develop their skills in effective Portfolio Management. The course is suitable for senior managers and decision makers, practitioners involved with programme/project management (PPM) and change management, staff working in programme and project support offices.

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Management of Portfolios (MoP®) is about investing in the right change initiatives and implementing them effectively. MoP® helps organisations answer a fundamental question: ‘Are we sure this investment is right for us and how will it contribute to our strategic objectives?’

MoP® is structured around five flexible principles within which the two cycles and the 12 portfolio management practices exist. While portfolio management will be more effective where robust programme and project management (PPM) exists, this is not a prerequisite for its successful implementation.

Benefits Of M0V®

The benefits of using this method include:

  • Greater financial benefits and measurable contribution to strategic objectives
  • Removal of redundant and duplicate programmes and projects
  • More efficient resource utilization
  • Enhanced transparency, accountability and corporate governance
  • Improved engagement and communication between relevant stakeholders.

Course Objectives

The key objectives of this course are to enable delegates to understand:

  • Knowledge of the MoP® guidance at the Foundation level
  • Understand the benefits and principles underlying the approach to the Management of Portfolios
  • Contribute and communicate effectively with colleagues working within portfolio management.
  • Apply the MoP® principles within an organisational context.

Course Approach

This is the 2 day Foundation course and is a mixture of input and practical sessions teaching to the APM Group ‘Foundation-level’ syllabus, delivered by an APMG approved trainer with practical experience of project and portfolio management. The course incorporates the APM Group Foundation exam, but includes additional focus on the application of the method using application-level tasks in order to add value and help delegates better understand how to apply the concepts of MoP®, as well as be better prepared if they ever choose to go on to take the Practitioner-level exam in the future.

The Foundation exam is taken near the end of the last day, after all of the MoP® elements have been sufficiently covered.

Delegates should spend approximately 10 hours pre-study in order to be well prepared for the course.

Approach & Exams

MoP® Foundation Exam: 40 Minutes, closed book, 50 multiple-choice questions

Additional Information

Lunch Included: Yes (Except London Venues)
Refreshments Included: Yes
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SPOCE delivers accredited training courses across the country. The following is a list of SPOCE's training venues. Residential accommodation (A) can be arranged at our Bournemouth venue. Refreshments (R) are provided at all venues. Lunch (L) is also provided at all venues except London.

Birmingham (L,R) - Hallmark Hotel - Strathallan, 225 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9RY

Bournemouth (A,L,R) - Hallmark - West Cliff, Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5JS

Fareham (R) - IPSO, Forum 3, Solent Business Park, Whiteley, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 7FH

Fleet (L,R) - GBS Corporate, Ancells Business Park, Oakmere, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire GU51 2UT

Leeds (L,R) - Jurys Inn, Brewery Place, Brewery Wharf, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 1NE

London (R) - SPOCE, 2nd Floor, New London House, 6 London Street, London, EC3R 7LP

Manchester (L,R) - Cheadle House, Royal Crescent, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 3FS

Nottingham (L,R) - Eastwood Hall, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3SS

Oxford (L,R) - Oxford Witney Four Pillars, Olney House, Ducklington Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4EX

Southampton (L,R) - The Learning Centre, 14 Annealing Close, Eastleigh, Hants, SO50 9PX

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