MoP Practitioner Upgrade


In Cardiff

£ 589 + VAT


  • Type


  • Location

    Cardiff (Wales)

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Start date

    Different dates available

The official Management of Portfolios course manual
One year’s free BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Associate membership
The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book Pre-Course Material Exams Certificates Experienced Instructor Refreshments



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  • Career Development
  • Performance Management
  • Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • IT
  • IT Management

Course programme

The Knowledge Academy MoP® Practitioner Upgrade 2 day course covers the following topics:


Management of Portfolios (MoP) is a best practice guidance issued by The Cabinet Office (HM Government, UK). It focuses on organizational change at a strategic level.

MoP is about establishing good practices, a supportive and enabling culture and an effective structural framework, which are all underpinned by five key principles which drive the practices, culture and structure.

Following confirmation of booking The Knowledge Academy will send the pre-course work to the delegate. The pre-course work on a course with The Knowledge Academy will require around 15 hours of study prior to the course start date. The Knowledge Academy MoP® Foundation training course is an intensive 3 day course that includes the MoP® Foundation examination within the course.

Upon booking, joining instructions that describe the course location and other administrative details will be emailed to the candidates.

In addition, delegates will be required to complete a MINIMUM of 2 hours homework each evening which will be set by the instructor.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone with an interest and/or role in delivering programmes and projects, and organizational strategy from inception to delivery, will benefit from familiarizing and understanding the guidance . This includes members of management boards and directors of change; senior responsible owners, portfolio, programme, project, business change and benefits managers, business case writers and project appraisers, as well as teams from functions including finance, information technology, procurement, human relations, strategic planning, performance management.


Candidates must achieve a pass at Foundation level before completing the Practitioner examination.

Course Outline

  • The nature of MoP
  • The strategic and organizational context
  • The five principles of Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio definition cycle
  • Portfolio delivery cycle
  • Portfolio management roles, documentation and an assessment of the impact of portfolio management


The Knowledge Academy prepares delegates for the Practitioner level MoP® qualification. It is a 3 hour examination which is scenario based and tests the ability to apply best practice Portfolio Management guidance to a specific scenario. The exam is also an objective test examination and the pass mark is set at 50%.

MoP® is a registered trade mark of AXELOS limited

BCS Membership

Included in your professional certification; one year’s free BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Associate membership.

Upon passing your examination, make the most of your professional certification and continue your career development with BCS Associate membership. Whether you’re looking for career support through the BCS global skills, training and development framework, SFIAplus, seeking promotion or a network of new contacts, we’re here to support you. BCS membership provides exclusive access to resources, content and opportunities that will enrich your career.

BCS Membership allows you to give back to society. Some of the industry’s challenges are around personal data, health, education, and IT capabilities. By becoming part of our professional community you can get involved and do your bit to make IT good for society.

Additional information

  • MoP training provided in luxury nationwide venues
  • Includes pre-course material, manuals, exams and certificates
  • Very high MoP delegate pass rates
  • The training course is fully accredited by BCS
  • Courses delivered by world class MoP training instructors
  • Earning potential with MoP qualification between £50k and £85k*
  • Book Online or Call 01344 203999 to speak to a MOP training advisor today

MoP Practitioner Upgrade

£ 589 + VAT