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MoP® - Management of Portfolios

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Why enrol in MoP Management of Portfolios? Portfolio Management is an organisation’s investment in changes which will enable it to achieve its strategic objectives. Portfolio Management involves choosing the initiatives which will realise the benefits that will contribute to an organisation’s strategic objectives. It provides for the collection of strategic processes that provide the important balance between making changes and Business As Usual (BAU). Management of Portfolios (MoP®) is a fully accredited course in Portfolio Management.

What is Portfolio Management?

Why enrol in MoP Management of Portfolios? Portfolio Management is an organisation’s investment in changes which will enable it to achieve its strategic objectives. Portfolio Management involves choosing the initiatives which will realise the benefits that will contribute to an organisation’s strategic objectives. It provides for the collection of strategic processes that provide the important balance between making changes and Business As Usual (BAU). Management of Portfolios (MoP®) is a fully accredited course in Portfolio Management.

Course Outcomes

The MoP Management of Portfolios Foundation and Practitioner course is a fully accredited course, which is suitable for organisations of all sizes and levels of complexity in both the public and private sector.

Upon course completion, participants will be able to:

  • Introduce and explain the differences between Portfolio Management, Program and Project Management
  • Outline the benefits of applying Portfolio Management
  • Introduce and explain the principles upon which successful Portfolio Management is based
  • Explore the different approaches to implement Portfolio Management
  • Allow participants to understand the definition and delivery cycles of Portfolio Management
  • Outline the major supporting documentation
  • Outline the key Portfolio Management roles
  • Allow participants to gain Portfolio Management accreditation

Benefits

Benefits to the Individual

  • Improved understanding of what Portfolio Management is and the benefits it can offer
  • Better able to plan the implementation of Portfolio Management
  • Improved understanding of how to adapt MoP practices and techniques to suit different organisational environments
  • Improved understanding of what contributes to a balanced portfolio
  • Improved understanding of what constitutes a portfolio strategy and delivery plan
  • Better able to analyse key MoP information for the benefit of the organisation

Benefits to the Organisation

  • Increased success in achieving organisational goals
  • More effective Portfolio Management implementation
  • More efficient resource allocation
  • Greater benefit realisation
  • Improved stakeholder engagement
  • Greater transparency around an organisations investment

Recommended for

  • Project Manager, Program Manager
  • Benefits Managers, Business Change Manager
  • Management Board
  • Director of Change
  • Senior Responsible Owner
  • Business Case Writers
  • Project Appraiser

Certification Levels

Foundation level
Delivered over three days, the MoP Management of Portfolios Foundation course is a blend of course participation, audio-visual presentations and case studies. Evening work and study is required.

Practitioner level
Delivered over two days, the MoP Management of Portfolios Practitioner course builds on the Foundation course. Participants are challenged to apply their learning while preparing for a comprehensive scenario-based exam.

Course Content

  • Overview
  • Implement, sustain and measure
  • Strategic and Organizational context
  • Portfolio management principles
  • Portfolio delivery cycle
  • Roles and documentation

Course Includes

  • Professional Delivery by an Accredited MetaPM Portfolio Management Training Consultant
  • MetaPM Portfolio Management Course Notes
  • Portfolio Management Foundation examinations
  • Portfolio Management Practitioner examinations
  • Text, ‘Management of Portfolios’ OGC, 1st edition
  • Refreshments

To Register

Upcoming course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email mholland@metapm.com.au

 

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