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- Available Lessons: 80
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryPrepare for the Project Management Institute's Portfolio Management Professional® exam with this convenient and effective test prep resource. Using bite-sized lessons and practice questions, the course helps you quickly review all of the information you need to know in order to pass the test. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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|Course Progress||Best Score|
|Lesson 1 - Identifying & Evaluating Organizational Strategic Goals||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 2 - Portfolio Management Planning: Prioritization & Analysis||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 3 - Identifying Existing & Potential Portfolio Components||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 4 - What Is Business Analysis? - Process, Methods & Example||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 5 - What Is an Options Analysis?||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 6 - What is a SWOT Analysis?||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 7 - Financial Statement Analysis: Definition, Purpose, Elements & Examples||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 8 - Risk Analysis Plans for Businesses: Techniques & Examples||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 9 - What is What-If Analysis? - Definition & Examples||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 10 - Making Rational Trade-Offs in Business Decisions||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 11 - Payoff Matrix in Economics: Theory & Examples||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 12 - Variances in Budgets: Definition, Calculations & Analysis||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 13 - How to Recommend Portfolio Scenarios||Take Quiz|
|Lesson 14 - Building a Portfolio Roadmap||Take Quiz|
About This Course
This portfolio management test prep course is designed to prepare you for the Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® credentialing examination, which is offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The course helps you study several portfolio management topics, such as strategic management, risk and data analysis, stakeholder communication and workplace collaboration. You'll find engaging lessons and self-assessment quizzes to help you review the concepts and practice the types of questions you can expect to encounter on the exam. Easily track your progress using your dashboard and contact experts with any questions via a brief online form.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This guide is one of the most extensive resources you can use to ready yourself for the PfMP exam. Lessons provide details about management strategies, organizational structure, portfolio management and risk assessment. Once you have completed this course, you should be able to:
- Outline the strategic management process
- Develop analysis plans
- Describe organizational and governance structure and models
- Understand portfolio management principles and performance
- Apply risk analysis methods
- Use data analysis techniques
- Detail project management and stakeholder communications
- Recognize and use workplace collaboration tools
This course is made up of 8 individual chapters broken down into 72 video and text lessons. Study is made easy with 24/7 access to lessons from any device and the ability to jump to specific point in the video lessons that address the topics you wish to review.
PfMP - Portfolio Management Professional Exam Information
The PfMP exam is a project management certification exam, part of a four-week credentialing process that leads to a professional portfolio management credential from the PMI.
- Number of Questions: 170 questions
- Question Type: Multiple-choice
- Time Limit: 4 hours
- Exam Cost: Member: $800/Nonmember: $1,000
PfMP - Portfolio Management Professional Exam Breakdown
|PfMP - Portfolio Management Professional Exam Concept||Percent of the PfMP Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Portfolio Risk Management||15%||25||13|
PfMP Portfolio Management Professional Exam Preparation and Registration
This study guide covers essential portfolio management topics that could appear on the PfMP exam. Each lesson is designed to be concise and engaging, which enables you to quickly study the information and retain the most important concepts. You'll find lessons devoted to such topics as demand management, SWOT analysis, portfolio management standards, Total Quality Management, stakeholder management and organizational leadership.
Test takers can apply for and schedule their PfMP exams online through the PMI website. Once the application process is complete, you will receive a payment notification. You must log onto the PMI website and pay via credit card, check, money order or wire transfer. There are several prerequisites for the exam involving years of professional experience and degrees; test takers are encouraged to check specific eligibility requirements on the PMI website.
The Portfolio Management Professional Exam (PfMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
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