Discounted Training Courses

Title: Management of Portfolios MoP Foundation Training Course

Duration: 3 days

Course code: KN3_596

Vendor: Management of Portfolios

Category: Management of Portfolios

Available Locations: Bristol, London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Leeds


Available Dates:

DateLocationList Price*Our Price*Book
08/10/2018Leeds (LS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Enquire about a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Leeds (LS1) on 08/10/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
05/11/2018London (E1W)£1,817.00£1,544.45Enquire about a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (E1W) on 05/11/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
12/11/2018Bristol (BS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Bristol (BS1) on 12/11/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
03/12/2018Edinburgh (EH12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Edinburgh (EH12) on 03/12/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
17/12/2018Birmingham (B4)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Birmingham (B4) on 17/12/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
07/01/2019Bristol (BS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Bristol (BS1) on 07/01/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
07/01/2019Edinburgh (EH12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Edinburgh (EH12) on 07/01/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
14/01/2019London (EC2A)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (EC2A) on 14/01/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
11/02/2019Manchester (M1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Manchester (M1) on 11/02/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
04/03/2019London (EC2A)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (EC2A) on 04/03/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
11/03/2019Leeds (LE12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Leeds (LE12) on 11/03/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
08/04/2019Manchester (M1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Manchester (M1) on 08/04/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
29/04/2019Birmingham (B5)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Birmingham (B5) on 29/04/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
13/05/2019Edinburgh (EH12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Edinburgh (EH12) on 13/05/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
13/05/2019London (EC2A)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (EC2A) on 13/05/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
03/06/2019Bristol (BS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Bristol (BS1) on 03/06/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
10/06/2019Manchester (M1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Manchester (M1) on 10/06/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)

*All prices exclude VAT


Overview

Management of Portfolios (MoP) provides advice and examples of how to apply principles, practices, and techniques that together enable the most effective balance of organisational change and business as usual.
Delivered by fully accredited trainers and industry leading experts with extensive experience of portfolio management, the course engages with the students to ensure that theory is embedded and delegates feel confident in the practical application of MoP™.

Prerequisites

The MoP Foundation qualification 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 realisation. It is relevant to all those involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives including : Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), Members of management boards and Directors of Change, Portfolio, Programme, Project, Business Change, and Benefits Managers and Business Case writers and project appraisers. Please note:
  • Additional work will be required during evenings consisting of consolidation reading and a mock examination. This evening work is an integral part of the course and delegates should expect to spend 2 hours each evening on these activities.
  • You must bring signed photo ID with you on any APMG exam (passport, driving licence, student card) as you will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam. You must also be familiar with the APMG Terms and Conditions of Certification which can be found here on the APMG International website.

Online Registration for all APMG courses

Please be advised that, when QA book your exam paper, we have to provide the APMG with your email address. The APMG will then send you an email with details on how to create your personal account. The information collected by the APMG will allow them to produce your results and issue your certificate to you electronically. To find out more www.qa.com/apmgregistration

Objectives

What will the course enable you to do? The objective of the course is to enable a student to understand the MoP principles, cycles, practices, techniques, roles and documentation. This will enable them to work as an informed member of a Portfolio Office or in a range of Portfolio Management roles. Specifically they will know and understand the:
  • Scope and objectives of portfolio management and how it differs from programme and project management
  • Benefits from applying portfolio management
  • Context within which it operates
  • Principles upon which successful portfolio management is based
  • Approaches to implementation, the factors to consider in maintaining progress, and how to assess the success of portfolio management
  • Purposes of the portfolio management definition and delivery cycles and their component practices, and relevant techniques applicable to each practice
  • Purpose and key content of the major portfolio documents
  • Scope of key portfolio management roles

Outline

Module 1 Overview
  • The definitions of portfolio and portfolio management
  • The portfolio management model and the relationship between the principles, cycles, practices and relevant techniques
  • The differences between portfolios and portfolio management on the one hand, and projects/project management and programmes/programme management on the other
  • The local circumstances that will affect how the MoP principles and practices will be adapted and how cost effective approaches can be adopted
  • The objectives and benefits of portfolio management
Module 2 Implement, sustain and measure
  • The three broad approaches to implementing portfolio management; when each approach to implementation is most relevant, the advantages of planned approaches to implementation
  • The benefits of assessing the impact of portfolio management
  • Seven steps (and their benefits) in a staged implementation of portfolio management
  • The factors to consider in sustaining progress
  • Approaches to assessing portfolio management maturity
Module 3 Strategic and organizational context
The 6 key functions/activities that portfolio management needs to coordinate with to achieve strategic objectives
Identify how portfolio management can:
  • Coordinate with Business As Usual, strategic planning, resource allocation and budgeting, project and programme management, performance management to deliver strategic objectives
  • Support effective corporate governance
Module 4 Portfolio management principles
The 5 principles upon which effective portfolio management is based
  • Senior management commitment
  • Governance alignment
  • Strategy alignment
  • Portfolio office
  • Energised change culture
Module 5 Portfolio definition cycle
The portfolio definition practices:
  • Understand
  • Categorize
  • Prioritize
  • Balance
  • Plan
Understand the terms and concepts relating to the portfolio definition cycle.
The techniques of:
  • Three point estimating and reference class forecasting
  • Driver-based strategic contribution analysis
  • Multi-criteria analysis
  • Decision conferencing
  • Clear line of sight
What is involved and the keys to success Module 6 Portfolio delivery cycle The portfolio delivery practices:
  • Management control
  • Benefits management
  • Financial management
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Organizational governance
  • Resource management
The techniques of:
  • Management by exception
  • One version of the truth
  • Staged release of funding
  • Clear line of sight reporting
  • Champion-challenger model
What is involved, the main elements, and keys to success Module 7 Roles and documentation
  • The purposes and responsibilities of the main portfolio management roles identified in MoP™
  • The purposes of the main portfolio management documentation
Examination All delegates will be given the opportunity to sit the MoP Foundation examination at 2pm on the third day of the course. The MoP Foundation exam consists of:
  • 50 multiple choice questions
  • 40 minutes
  • Closed-book
  • Candidates require a minimum of 25 correct answers (50%) to pass.
Please note that a MoP Practitioner exam is currently unavailable and is expected until Q3 2011. Candidates will have to have passed the Foundation exam before attempting the Practitioner exam.
The APMG issue e-certificates on successful completion of your examination(s). Should you want to obtain a paper certificate this can be purchased direct from the APMG.

MoP is a registered trade mark of AXELOS



Available Dates

DateLocationList Price*Our Price*Book
08/10/2018Leeds (LS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Enquire about a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Leeds (LS1) on 08/10/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
05/11/2018London (E1W)£1,817.00£1,544.45Enquire about a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (E1W) on 05/11/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
12/11/2018Bristol (BS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Bristol (BS1) on 12/11/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
03/12/2018Edinburgh (EH12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Edinburgh (EH12) on 03/12/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
17/12/2018Birmingham (B4)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Birmingham (B4) on 17/12/2018 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
07/01/2019Bristol (BS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Bristol (BS1) on 07/01/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
07/01/2019Edinburgh (EH12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Edinburgh (EH12) on 07/01/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
14/01/2019London (EC2A)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (EC2A) on 14/01/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
11/02/2019Manchester (M1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Manchester (M1) on 11/02/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
04/03/2019London (EC2A)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (EC2A) on 04/03/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
11/03/2019Leeds (LE12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Leeds (LE12) on 11/03/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
08/04/2019Manchester (M1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Manchester (M1) on 08/04/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
29/04/2019Birmingham (B5)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Birmingham (B5) on 29/04/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
13/05/2019Edinburgh (EH12)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Edinburgh (EH12) on 13/05/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
13/05/2019London (EC2A)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in London (EC2A) on 13/05/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
03/06/2019Bristol (BS1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Bristol (BS1) on 03/06/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)
10/06/2019Manchester (M1)£1,817.00£1,544.45Book a cheap training course from KN3: Management of Portfolios MoP  Foundation in Manchester (M1) on 10/06/2019 for 1,544.45 GBP (plus VAT)

*All prices exclude VAT