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® achieves this by ensuring that:
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.
What Are The Course Objectives?
The key objectives of this course are:
What Is The Course Approach?
Delegates should spend approximately 10 hours pre-study in order to be well prepared for the course. This course is offered as either a 2 day Foundation, or a 4 day Practitioner course and is a mixture of input and practical sessions teaching to the 'Practitioner-level' syllabus, delivered by an APMG approved trainer with practical experience of project and portfolio management. The 2 day course incorporates the Foundation exam and the 4 day course incorporates both Foundation and Practitioner exams and includes additional focus on the application of the method using Practitioner-level tasks and objective test exam questions. Delegates should spend approximately 10 hours pre-study in order to be well prepared for the course.
What examinations are taken on the course?
MoP® Foundation Exam: 40 minutes, closed book, 50 multiple-choice questions.
MoP® Practitioner Exam: The exam is an 'open-book' examination. Candidates may make use of the Management of Portfolios manual only. No other material can be used.
|Lunch Included:||Yes (Except London Venues)|
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