The Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® signifies your advanced competency in the coordinated management of one or more portfolios to achieve strategic objectives. This PfMP® certification recognizes the advanced experience, skill, and performance necessary to manage and align a portfolio of projects and programs to realize organizational strategy and objectives.

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26 Feb 2023

5 Days

25 Hours


This course includes:

  • Interactive Training Method
  • 100+ Practice Questions
  • Certified Trainer
  • Convenient Delivery Option
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  • Content Designed by Industry Experts

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What to Expect From This Course

Who Needs this Course

Exam Details

What to Expect From This Course

PfMP® certification holders oversee the success of one or more portfolios, balance conflicting demands between programs and projects, and allocate resources based on organizational priorities and capacity. As portfolio management continues to grow and organizations adopt it to achieve strategic objectives, it becomes more important to have individuals competent in this area of practice. As employers demand portfolio managers who can support the strategic objectives of the organization, PfMP® certification holders will gain a distinct advantage in employment and promotional opportunities over their peers.

Who Needs this Course

  • Executive or Senior-Level Practitioner
  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Chief Project Officers
  • Project Management Officers, Executive Managers

Exam Details

Exam Prerequisite

All applicants must possess a minimum of eight years of professional business experience AND

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 84 months of portfolio management experience


  • Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 48 months of portfolio management experience

Exam Protocol

  • Strategic Alignment – 25%
  • Governance– 20%
  • Portfolio Performance – 25%
  • Portfolio Risk Management – 15%
  • Communications Management – 15%

Exam Format

  • No. of Scored Questions (150)
  • No. of Pretest (Unscored) Questions (20)
  • Total Examination Questions (170)
  • Allotted Examination Time (4 Hours)
  • Exam will be from PearsonVUE


Course Outline

  • Purpose of The Standard for Portfolio Management
  • What is a Portfolio?
  • What is Portfolio Management?
  • Relationship between Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management and Organizational Project Management
  • Portfolio Management and Organizational Strategy
  • Business Value
  • Portfolio Component Management Relationships
  • Role of the Portfolio Manager
  • Role of PMO in Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Management Body of Knowledge
  • Portfolio Management and Organizational Strategy and Objectives
  • Portfolio Management Process Implementation
  • Portfolio Management Process Cycle
  • Portfolio Management Information System (PMIS)
  • Portfolio Management Governance
  • Portfolio Stakeholders
  • Organizational influences on Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Management Process Groups
  • Portfolio Management Process Interactions
  • Develop Portfolio Strategic Plan
  • Develop Portfolio Charter
  • Define Portfolio Roadmap
  • Manage Strategic Change
  • Develop Portfolio Management Plan
  • Define Portfolio
  • Optimize Portfolio
  • Authorize Portfolio
  • Provide Portfolio Oversight
  • Develop Portfolio Performance Management Plan
  • Manage Supply and Demand
  • Manage Portfolio Value
  • Develop Portfolio Communication Management Plan
  • Manage Portfolio Information
  • Develop Portfolio Risk Management Plan
  • Manage Portfolio Risks

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