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What is MoP®?

MoP® is a course specialising in developing existing processes, projects, programmes, strategies and investments. It considers crucial, fundamental questions that should be asked whenever changes or developments are to be implemented:

  • Are the changes best for the organisation?
  • Are they being implemented in the correct way?
  • Has a full-scale analysis been conducted on the proposed changes?

The course has been designed to ensure that organisations invest in the right changes based on strategic thinking and planning; exploring all possible impacts from changes. Organisations should then be able to successfully build on their objectives to enable the organisation to benefit from efficient services and savings.


Course objectives:

After successful completion of the Foundation course, delegates will gain an understanding (Foundation Level) of the following areas. The Practitioner course builds on this understanding enabling the delegates to apply this knowledge to a given organisational situation.

  • Organise and contribute constructively to Portfolio initiatives
  • Apply MoP® principles, cycles and practices, in an organisational setting
  • Work with Portfolio Director to champion the implementation of portfolio management, contribute to the Portfolio Definition and Delivery cycles, production of the Portfolio Strategy and Delivery Plan
  • Support the Portfolio Investment / Change Delivery Committees

Course is designed for:

Senior Managers; all Project, Programme and Business Change Management staff working on the Portfolio, and staff working in or with a Programme or Project Office. This PPM group includes those qualified in MSP®,PRINCE2®, APMP®, MoV®, P3O®, ITIL® and PMP®.

Course information

  MoP® course
Duration: Combined: 5 days
Foundation: 3 days
Practitioner: 3 days
21 - 3 days
35 - 5 days
Price: 49.000,- Kč + VAT / 5 days
29.000,- Kč + VAT / 3 days

Certificate is issued by APMG.
The course includes the certification exam.
The course takes place in Prague and offers **** hotel facilities.

Course content

The Foundation course covers the areas below. The Practitioner course builds on this understanding enabling the delegates to apply this knowledge to a portfolio of programmes and projects in an organization.

  • Introduction: What is MoP® and why it is needed
  • MoP® and its place in Best Management Practice
  • Principles underpinning MoP®
  • Definition and Delivery cycles and Practices to be applied when using MoP®
  • Governance approach and roles to consider when implementing MoP®

Included in the Course:

  • Joining Instructions and Precourse
    Study Guide
  • MoP® Manual
  • MoP® Course Materials
  • Exams
  • E-Certificate
  • Lunch & Refreshments during
    the Course

MoP® Foundation Exam

  • Multiple choice
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks required to pass (out of 50 available) - 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed book

MoP® Practitioner Exam

  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions per paper with 20 marks available per question - all question items will be worth 1 mark, making the total number of marks available per paper 80
  • 40 marks required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • 3 hours duration
  • Open book exam (MoP guide only)


There is no pre-requisite required at the start of this course, however in order to continue onto the Practitioner exam, a pass is required at Foundation.

Pre-course preparation

It is recommended to follow the guidance provided for pre-course studying within about 20 hours. MoP® Manual and Study Guide are the part of the course. All materials are in English.




David is an accredited PRINCE2®, MSP®, Agile PM, MoV® a MoP® trainer.
He has 30 years' strategic management, Portfolio, Programme and Project (PPM) and business development experience. He is Managing Director of CUPE Ltd, an APMG Accredited Project Management Training and Consulting Company. David is an APMG Registered Consultant, completing consultancy & business transformation assignments, introducing best practise & value approaches to PPM.
David si APMG accredited and re-accredited trainer in many PPM subjects, combines managerial experience with passion best practice. As well as providing the first MoV training to MITA, he has trained PPM and MoV subjects in many countries, such as Belgium, France, Germany, USA, Mexico, Malysia, Nigeria and so on.
Before establishing CUPE, David developed an extensive management background, working for over 10 years in health, in a number of challenging management positions in UK and overseas; finally as Director, British Forces Germany Health Services, a Chief Executive level post carrying responsibility for an Anglo German healthcare system, serving 60,000 British Servicemen and families. 7 years as University Lecturer, over 10 years PPM training.


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