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Management of Portfolios (MoP) Foundation & Practitioner Course in Bedford

Course Overview

Our Management of Portfolios (MoP) training course is made up of both the Foundation and Practitioner certificates, which ensures you are taught and gain the knowledge and skills required at practitioner level, to function effectively in your organisation.

This course is held in a Virtual Classroom, ensuring a safe working environment, and is conducted by one of our expert trainers, which over 15 years’ experience in this sector.

Throughout this course you will learn how to help your organisation make decisions about implementing correct changes to their business as usual (BAU) activity, through programmes and projects.

Implementing MoP into your organisation, will help them:

  •    Remove duplicate and redundant projects and programmes.
  •    Manage their resources effectively.
  •    Enhance accountability, corporate governance, and transparency.
  •    Achieve the best ROI in projects and change programmes.
  •    Identify and prioritise various initiatives, including projects or programmes within their portfolio.
  •    Improve engagement and communication between relevant stakeholders.

While this training package is the best way to study both the Foundation and Practitioner levels, you can take these courses individually, through our Management of Portfolios (MoP) Foundation training and Management of Portfolios (MoP) Practitioner training

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by PeopleCert for AXELOS
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exams: Included
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by PeopleCert for AXELOS
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Why study the Management of Portfolios Foundation & Practitioner course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 595,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*.
  •    Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course
  •    Enhance your career prospects
  •    Learn from expert trainers, with vast experience in this field
  •    We offer interest-free payment options

How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

  •    Attend all class days and complete all assignments
  •    Take the exam within 30 days of completing your Virtual Classroom training
  •    Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

*Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.

Is the Management of Portfolios Foundation & Practitioner course suitable for me? 

MoP Foundation & Practitioner certificates are ideal for delegates who are involved in a range of formal and informal portfolio management roles, such as project and programme delivery, investment decision making, and benefits realisation. This training course would also benefit individuals involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives, such as Directors of Change, Portfolio, Programme, Project, Business Change managers, and project appraisers and business case writers.

Delegates will first need to complete the MoP Foundation training before progressing onto the Practitioner level.

  •    Gain an effective balance of business as usual (BAU) and organisational change.
  •    Learn how to tailor and apply the MoP® guidance effectively.
  •    Successfully achieve optimal performance and returns for your whole portfolio.
  •    Learn how to align projects according to your allocation of resources and business goals.
  •    Enhance collaboration and increase project delivery success.


You will first need to pass your Management of Portfolios (MoP) Foundation training, before you can enrol onto this Practitioner course.

What jobs can I apply for after my Management of Portfolios training?

Management of Portfolios training is typically popular with practitioners working at a senior level within a delivery organisation.

Typical job roles include:

  •    Programme Manager - £60k
  •    Portfolio Manager - £61k
  •    Head of Project Management - £73k

(Source: Payscale)

Management of Portfolios Syllabus

  •    Introduction to Portfolio Management
  •    Implementing, sustaining, and measuring
  •    Strategic and Organisational Context
  •    Principles of Portfolio Management
  •    Portfolio definition cycle
  •    Portfolio delivery cycle
  •    Roles and Documentation
  •    Overview of Practitioner Exam
  •    Implementing, sustaining, and measuring
  •    Portfolio definition cycle
  •    Portfolio delivery cycle
  •    Roles and Documentation

Management of Portfolios Exam Details

Foundation Exam

Exam format – Multiple-choice

Number of questions – 50

Duration – 40 minutes

Pass mark – 25/50 (50%) 

Practitioner Exam

Exam format – Multiple-choice

Number of questions – 80

Duration – 180 minutes

Pass mark – 40/80 (50%)

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