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Purpose of the MoP Foundation Certification

The purpose of the Foundation certification is to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding to work as an informed member of a Portfolio Office or in a range of portfolio management roles.

The Foundation certification is also a pre-requisite for the MoP Practitioner certification.

Target audience

This certification is aimed at those involved in a range of formal and informal portfolio management roles including investment decision making, project and programme delivery, and benefits realization. It is relevant to all those involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives including: members of Management Boards and Directors of Change; Senior Responsible Owners (SROs); Portfolio, Programme, Project, Business Change and Benefits managers; and business case writers and project appraisers.

Exam Format

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

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