Management of Portfolios (MoP®) complements the suite of related PPM guidance developed by Best Management Practice to help organizations and individuals to use Best Practice to manage projects, programmes and services consistently and effectively.
MoP® focuses on strategic investment decision-making and integrates seamlessly with all other best practice methodologies. It is highlighted throughout MoP® that whilst portfolio management will be more effective where robust programme and project management (PPM) exists, this is not a prerequisite
There is, however one exception; the need for some form of P3O® or Portfolio Office model (either physical or virtual) that provides portfolio information to senior management is mandated. Where required, SPOCE can combine this briefing with an overview of P3O® (Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices).
The key objectives of the MoP® Practitioner course are:
What Does The Course Cover?
An excellent overview of the Management of Portfolios Guidance and includes the following topics:
What Is The Course Approach?
During the course, delegates will have the opportunity to try out the application of their existing MoP® knowledge to a typical scenario and objective tests
The course consists of practical sessions, delivered by an APM Group approved trainer with practical experience of portfolio, programme and project management
This course guides the application of MoP®, it is not intended to provide grounding in the guidance itself, which would have been covered in the Foundation course and exam
- This 2 day event covers exam topics relevant to the MoP® Practitioner syllabus, including the following:
- Introduction to Preparation for the Practitioner Examination
- Examination Format and Question Styles
- Examination Procedure; Strategy; Hints & Tips
- Typical topics for preparation and individual practical work include:
The actual topics covered may be varied by the Event Manager to reflect current and topical examination questions and to reflect the needs of the delegate group.
The Practitioner Exam will be held towards the end of the second day.
What examinations are taken on the course?
The Practitioner Examination lasts 3 hours and consists of 4 main questions. Each main question will comprise 4 to 6 part questions. Each main question will be awarded a maximum of 20 marks, giving a total of 80 marks. You need to achieve 50% (40 marks) to pass this paper.
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