MoP® Foundation

The Certifeka MoP® training course provides students with sufficient knowledge to pass the associated exam. Students will emerge from the course with an overall understanding of portfolio management.



For Groups

  • For groups of 3 or more students/colleagues who need certification.
  • Tailored courses and customized learning times to suit specific requirements.
  • Self-Paced, Online Classroom and In-person options available.
  • Access to highly-trained MoP® instructors & great networking opportunities.

For Enterprise

  • Bespoke certification training for businesses of all sizes.
  • Work with Certifeka to create a learning solution that fits specific requirements.
  • Intuitive learning management system dashboard for enhanced reporting, tracking of employee progress and overall ROI.
  • Enriched culture-building training experience.

Learning Methods

  • Online Classroom

    Provides real-time personalized learning with live instructors.

    For groups of 3 or more – to log in at set times and work through the course material with a MoP® expert.

    The benefits of collaborative classroom-based learning from the comfort of any device.

  • Bootcamp

    Provides personalized training with an experienced instructor.

    Designed for groups of 3 or more – great for networking – to learn in a classroom environment where students are taught by MoP® experts in person.

About The MoP® Foundation Training Course

The MoP® Foundation training course is a global portfolio management certification. This course is the first of two certifications that result in students becoming certified MoP practitioners. This course will provide students sufficient knowledge and understanding of the principles, cycles, practices, techniques, roles, responsibilities, documents, and organizational context within which portfolio management operates. MoP® helps organizations ensure that investments are done in the right change initiatives and implementing them correctly. This is achieved by:

– Prioritizing the programs and projects in terms of their contribution to the organization’s strategic objectives and overall level of risk.

– Managing the programs and projects consistently to ensure efficient and effective delivery.

– Maximizing the benefit by providing the greatest return from the investment made.


Key Learning Features

During the course, students will learn:



  • 1 The background of the MoP® methodology.
  • 2 The MoP® principles including senior management commitment, governance alignment, strategy alignment, portfolio office, energized change, culture.
  • 3 The roles and responsibilities.
  • 4 The MoP® Delivery cycle: management control, benefits management, financial management, risk management, stakeholder engagement, organizational governance, resource management.
  • 5 The MoP® definition cycle.
  • 6 The MoP® framework.

Course Audience

MoP Foundation qualification is targeted for professionals:

  • Involved in a range of formal and informal portfolio management roles encompassing investment decision making, project and program delivery, and benefits realization.
  • Involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives.
  • Acting as experienced portfolio managers, managing large and complex portfolios of change initiatives.
  • Members of portfolio offices and senior managers such as, financial managers, quality managers involved in setting strategic goals and giving direction to the organization’s portfolio of changes.


Course Prerequisites

There are no formal requirements for participating in this course.


Course Preview


Background of the methodology

The MoP definition cycle


Roles and responsibilities

The MoP framework

Sample Foundation exam

Exam prerequisites

  • There are no formal prerequisites for the MoP® Foundation exam.
  • Accredited training is recommended.

Exam Details

40 minutes
50 multiple-choice questions
Closed Book Exam
50% Pass Score
Paper/Web Based

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Does Certifeka provide the exam?

Certifeka provides the voucher for the exam and assists in the exam application process.

Where is the exam?

The exam can be taken either: in the classroom, on the last day of the course; or online, at the student’s convenience.

When is the exam?

Exams can be taken on the last day of the course, or at an arranged time convenient for the student.

How long is my voucher valid for?

Exam vouchers are valid for six months from the date of issuance.

When do I need to register for the exam?

The examination can be scheduled at your convenience. Once you are ready to take the

exam, contact us and you will receive an exam voucher code.

How do I download the exam application?

When necessary, we will help with the exam application download.


MOP® is a [registered] trade mark of AXELOS Limited, used under permission of AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

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