Introduction to PfMP® Certification (2 PDUs)
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Introduction to PfMP® Certification (2 PDUs)

Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®) Certification Introduction Course
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Last updated 9/2017
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the basics of the protfolio management as per “The Standard for Portfolio Management – Third Edition” guide in a simpler way using visual representations.
  • Be familiar with the PfMP exam outlines, exam question types, and the real exam screen.
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Requirements
  • Be familiar and having practical experience on the project management principles.
  • Having a copy of the “The Standard for Portfolio Management – Third Edition” which was PMI certified in 2013
Description

The Introduction to Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®) Certification course provides you with the basics of portfolio management standards as per the “The Standard for Portfolio Management – Third Edition” which was published by Project Management Institute (PMI) in 2013.

 

The Portfolio management certification is the highest recognized certification from the PMI, the project management institute. 

By end of August  2017, the number of certified Portfolio management professionals world-wide was only 4 hundred and sixty-one.   The PfMP certification is targeting a niche market and elite professionals.

This course simplifies the concepts of the portfolio management standards by developing charts that facilitate the concepts and eliminate the ambiguity.

This course uses standard color coding for the three process groups and maintains the same colors for the sixteen portfolio management processes.

 

This course shows the development stages for the five key deliverables and will pinpoint the relations between them.

  

The course includes sample PfMP exam questions with their answers covered in two quizzes.

 

If you are PfMP certified professional, after completing this course, you can claim 2 PDUs for your PfMP CCR program.

 

The Introduction to Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®) Certification course includes the following sections:

1- PfMP® Certification - Introduction

This is an introduction for the whole course.


2- Portfolio Management Fundamentals

This section starts by covering the Portfolio Management Fundamentals including the definitions of Project, Program, Portfolio, and PMO.      Then it elaborates more on the PMO to state the differences between the project management office, the program management office and the portfolio management office.

It also describes the portfolio management in details and goes through the project management, program management, and operations management.

This course explains the portfolio management process groups.

 

3- Portfolio Management Knowledge Areas

This section illustrates the Portfolio Management Five Knowledge Areas and goes over the sixteen portfolio management processes across those five knowledge areas.

 

4- PfMP Certification Exam Information

Finally, this section provides you with some basic information about the PfMP Certification Exam Information including the exam outlines, the exam question types and the real exam screen.

 

Please, go ahead and enroll in this course.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for the professionals who are looking for passing the Portfolio Management Professional ( PfMP® ) certification, of PMI
  • This course is for the portfolio managers who want to digest the basics of the PMI standards of portfolio management.
  • This course is for the portfolio management certified professional who want to earn 2 PDUs for their PfMP CCR program.
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
01:23:03
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PfMP® Certification - Introduction
1 Lecture 03:01

This lecture lists the course highlights, structure and contents.

Preview 03:01
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Portfolio Management Fundamentals
6 Lectures 36:12

This lecture lists the contents for the Portfolio Management Fundamentals Section.

Preview 00:54

This lecture defines the Project, the Program, and the Portfolio. 

Project, Program, and Portfolio
07:24

This lecture describes the differences between the project management office, the program management office and the portfolio management office

PMO, PgMO, and PfMO
07:26

This lecture describes the Portfolio Management and compares it with the project management, program management and operations management.

Preview 13:06

This lecture describes the three portfolio management process groups.

Portfolio Management Process Groups
06:31

This lecture summaries the contents of the Portfolio Management Fundamentals Section.

Summary
00:51
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Portfolio Management Knowledge Areas
8 Lectures 31:56

This lecture lists and describes the five portfolio management knowledge areas.

Portfolio Management Knowledge Areas
02:14

This lecture describes the Portfolio Process Template that will be used in this section for all the portfolio management processes.

Portfolio Process Template
00:48

This lecture describes the Portfolio Strategic Management Knowledge Area and goes through its processes.

Portfolio Strategic Management Knowledge Area
07:44

This lecture describes the Portfolio Governance Management Knowledge Area and goes through its processes.

Portfolio Governance Management Knowledge Area
08:04

This lecture describes the Portfolio Performance Management Knowledge Area and goes through its processes.

Portfolio Performance Management Knowledge Area
04:51

This lecture describes the Portfolio Communication Management Knowledge Area and goes through its processes.

Portfolio Communication Management Knowledge Area
02:52

This lecture describes the Portfolio Risk Management Knowledge Area and goes through its processes.

Portfolio Risk Management Knowledge Area
04:44

This lecture summarizes the Portfolio Management Knowledge Areas section.

Preview 00:39

Review sample questions with their answer for the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®) certification exam.

PfMP Exam Sample Questions - Set1
5 questions
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PfMP Certification Exam Information
7 Lectures 12:18

This lecture lists the contents for the PfMP Certification Exam information Section.

Preview 00:36

This lecture describes the PfMP exam outlines as per the PMI recent publications in 2016.

Exam Outlines
00:52

This lecture describes the three different question types of the PfMP exam.

Exam Question Types
02:32

This lecture describes the real Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) exam screen.

Real Exam Screen
01:30

This lecture guides you on the steps to claim 2 PDUs as per PfMP CCR program, at the completion of this course, if you are PfMP certified.

How To Claim 2 PDUs for this Course?
02:29

This lecture summarizes this section and then the whole course.

Closing
02:21

This lecture provides you with other sources that help you to pass the PfMP certification exam and gain the PfMP certification..

Preview 01:57

Review sample questions with their answer for the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®) certification exam.

PfMP Exam Sample Questions - Set2
5 questions
About the Instructor
Leithy Mohamed Leithy
4.1 Average rating
104 Reviews
1,982 Students
6 Courses
MBA, PfMP,PgMP, PMP, PMOC, Founder of 6P-Consulting

Leithy Mohamed Leithy is a certified Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®), Program Management Professional (PgMP®), and Project Management Professional (PMP®). He also has the certification of Project Management Office (PMOC), ITIL, COBIT, and CSSGB.

Leithy is an engineer graduated from Ain Shams University in Egypt in 1989.  Later, he upgraded his educational level and got his master (MBA) in IT Management from Leicester University in the UK.

Leithy has extensive experience in portfolio management, program management, project management and PMO. He practiced the implementation of project management office, program management office, and portfolio management office for the different models: Supportive, Directive and Controlling.

He has practical experience in delivering sensitive projects and programs under high pressure, harsh target deadlines, and budget challenges.  He developed project and program management methodologies and implemented them in large multi-national organizations.

He occupied different roles during his practical experience; project manager, program manager, professional services delivery manager, PMO officer, PMO manager, instructor, and book author.

He acquired excellent practical portfolio management experience while managing multiple portfolios and guiding the portfolio managers to achieve their target strategic and financial objectives.

He has many books in eBook format and paper format that are sold in the most famous worldwide bookstore; Amazon, Apple, B&N, Kobo, etc.  He is the author of the following books:

  • Passing the PfMP® Exam: A Study Guide
  • Passing the PgMP® Exam: A Study Guide
  • Passing the PMP® Exam: A Study Guide

He worked over the last twenty-five years with big firms and international enterprises and that strengthened his practical experience and added a lot to his pragmatic thinking.   While concentrating on information technology, he interfered with different industries; educational, healthcare, financial, telecommunication, utilities, and oil and gas.

Combining the practical experience with the academic knowledge and international certifications creates an excellent understanding of the best practice and world-class standards.

Leithy is the founder of the 6P-Consulting management services company, which is specialized in project, program, portfolio, and PMO management services.