Portfolio Management Professional Course

Portfolio Management Professional Course Overview

The Portfolio Management Excellence course is tailored towards preparing participants to take on the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Examination. This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of portfolio management principles and practices following the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) standard. During the course of training, participants would engage in hands-on training exercises, practical real-world examples, and case studies. At the end of the training, participants would have developed the knowledge and skills required to strategically manage portfolios of projects and investments, aligning them with organizational goals and objectives.

Who Should Attend

  • Experienced individuals who manage projects and portfolios in diverse fields
  • Working professionals seeking to change career, job or industry to project related field
  • Job seekers looking to kick off a career in Portfolio Management
  • Mid- to senior-level executives in construction, oil and gas, government, development sector & ICT

Introduction to Portfolio Management

  • Definition and importance of portfolio management
  • Distinction between project, program, and portfolio management
  • Overview of the Portfolio Management Life Cycle

Strategic Alignment and Organizational Strategy

  • Linking portfolio management to organizational strategy
  • Conducting strategic analysis and defining portfolio objectives
  • Stakeholder engagement and communication strategies

Portfolio Governance and Frameworks

  • Establishing a governance structure for portfolio management
  • Introduction to PMI’s Portfolio Management Standard
  • Best practices in portfolio governance

Portfolio Management Processes

  • Identification and categorization of projects and programs
  • Prioritization techniques and methods
  • Balancing the portfolio for optimal resource utilization

Financial Management in Portfolios

  • Budgeting and financial planning for portfolios
  • Cost-benefit analysis and return on investment (ROI)
  • Monitoring and controlling financial aspects of the portfolio

Risk Management in Portfolios

  • Identifying and assessing risks at the portfolio level
  • Mitigation and contingency planning
  • Implementing risk monitoring and response strategies

Performance Management and Metrics

  • Defining key performance indicators (KPIs) for portfolios
  • Measuring and evaluating portfolio performance
  • Continuous improvement in portfolio management processes

Portfolio Reporting and Communication

  • Developing effective communication plans
  • Reporting progress and performance to stakeholders
  • Utilizing dashboards and other reporting tools

Case Studies and Practical Application

  • Analyzing real-world portfolio management scenarios
  • Group exercises and discussions
  • Applying portfolio management principles to participants’ own contexts

Professional and Ethical Considerations

  • Ethical considerations in portfolio management
  • Professional standards and conduct
  • Role of the portfolio manager in promoting ethical practices

Dominic Ajayi

Dominic Ajayi is a Project Management consultant who has trained over 1000 professionals. He has played various roles in training and managing projects. His career as a trainer and project manager has offered notable achievements and exposure. He has served in several positions, these include Snr. Project Consultant & Operations Manager. His education and qualifications are B.Sc. Environment Science & Resource Management, PMP, CSM, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor – IT Service Certification, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor – IT Service Certification, and ITIL.

Adeola Badmus

I am Adeola, my 15-year professional career has spanned several roles, organizations, and sectors. I served as a project manager in IntroIT Consulting, Head of Institute / Chief Operating Officer for the Institute for Advance e-Studies, I currently hold the position as the senior project consultant & marketing director for Piston & Fusion. My qualification includes MSc. In Marketing, BSc. In Business Administration, Digital Marketing, PMP, PRINCE 2, NEBOSH, Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I have been privileged to attend some of the best institutions globally, University of Lagos, Lagos Business School, and University of Liverpool (UK). I am a member of AMA, PMI & IOSH. I have trained over 4000+ professionals in marketing, branding, project management, data analytics and other business related programmes.

Seyi Hargley

Seyi Hargley (PMP) is a certified facilitator & consultant with over a decade of experience in Project Management, she has also worked in various organizations such as Lafarge, Triagon HCD Consulting, Association of Professional Women Engineers (APWEN) and Project Management Professional Institute (PMPI) were she served in different roles. Seyi has a B.SC in Chemical and Polymer Engineering from Lagos state university, and is currently a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) the world leading project management body.

Participants enrolling for this programme will be required to have minimum of 3 years’ professional experience. Participants who meet the programme requirement should pay the course fee and complete the enrollment form 2 weeks before the programme kick off date.

Prospective applicants who do not meet the programme requirement but wants to join the programme should should follow the process detailed below.

Application Process

  1. Start a chat with the online course adviser or complete the application form
  2. Application will be reviewed by programme committee
  3. Application acceptance will be communicated by programme committee
  4. Pay the programme fee after receiving acceptance from the committee
  5. Check your mail for programme schedule and payment confirmation

    Participant’s Experience

    What is included in the Course Programme Pack

    • Practice Manual & Textbook
    • Participants workbook & Exercises
    • Templates for professional practice
    • Local & international case studies
    • Recognized Certification of Completion
    • Branded Personalized programme pack & stationaries
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    • 3 Star Accommodation (Optional – Available on Request)

    Kindly note all training materials for the Virtual Online classes will be in electronic formats (PDF & MS Word)

    Portfolio Management Professional Course Fees & Dates for Upcoming Classroom & Virtual Online In 2024

    Piston and Fusion offer the Course as Classroom in Lagos and Virtual Online Class in other states in Nigeria. See dates and fees for classroom and virtual online class.

    Portfolio Management Professional Programme
    Course Objective: The Programme focus is to prepare participants to manage portfolio of projects effectively
    Classroom Fee: ₦170,000
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    Location: 122a Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1 Ikeja Lagos
    Virtual Class Fee: ₦100,000 | $160
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    Location: Microsoft Teams | Zoom

    Why Piston & Fusion Is Ranked Amongst the Best Business Institutes In Nigeria

    • We have trained 6000+ professionals
    • We have over 10 years industry experience
    • Our facilitators are experienced and certified
    • We offer post training career advice and support

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    All You Need to Know About Portfolio Management Professional

    What is Portfolio Management Course?

    The Portfolio Management Course is designed to help project managers adopt best practices for managing portfolio of projects within an organization

    What Is The Best Certification For a Portfolio Manager?

    The most widely accepted certification both locally and internally for Portfolio Management is the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

    What Do You Learn In Portfolio Management?

    During the course of training, you will learn:

    • The importance of Portfolio Management to delivering projects successfully
    • Aligning portfolio management to company strategy
    • Best practices for Portfolio Management
    • Budgeting and financing for portfolios

    What Do Portfolio Managers Do?

    A portfolio refers to a collection of projects and/or programs that are grouped together to facilitate effective management and achieve strategic business objectives. A portfolio manager in project management is responsible for overseeing and managing a collection of projects and/or programs within an organization’s portfolio

    Portfolio Manager Jobs in Nigeria

    Portfolio manager roles exist in different industries and sectors in Nigeria. Some common areas we offer Portfolio Manager jobs in Nigeria are: Construction, IT, Engineering, Healthcare, Finance, Renewable Energy, Event Planning, Infrastructure, Telecommunications, and NGOs. These are just a few examples of common project manager jobs in Nigeria. It’s important to review job descriptions and requirements when searching for portfolio manager positions to align your skills and qualifications with the specific job opportunities available.