The Management of Portfolios (MoP®) guidance has been developed to provide senior executives and decision-makers with an overview of portfolio management - the principles upon which it is based, some of the techniques used, and how to get started and sustain progress.
MoP is closely aligned to the programme and project management methodologies outlined in MSP® and PRINCE2®, but focuses on the management of the change that is delivered by formalized project and programme management, rather than the individual initiatives.
The guidance addresses the key concepts of portfolio management, its benefits to an organization and how it fits in with current business processes.
The MoP certifications are aimed at those involved in a range of formal and informal portfolio management roles encompassing investment decision making, project and programme delivery, and benefits realization.
There are two levels within the scheme: