Portfolio Selection and Optimization

Learn how to choose and align projects based on the strategic and financial criteria, ensuring the correct investments allocation.

To qualify students in the portfolio management, one of the main strategic alignment tools between the project management and the organizational strategy.

Delivery Methods

  • Corporate Onsite
  • Live Classes

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish projects, programs and portfolios
  • Select the appropriate criteria to be used based on a specific strategic direction
  • Translate strategic business objectives into selection criteria
  • Decompose a high level strategic guidance on the direct, tangible and measurable criteria
  • Understand and distinguish the quantitative, qualitative and strategic criteria
  • Associate the strategic initiatives to structured projects
  • Use the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) as a comparative mathematical basis for projects and criteria prioritization
  • View the result of a specific strategy reflected in the selected projects portfolio
  • Obtain the right information for the potential projects analysis
  • Balance the project portfolio considering the existing resources and investments constraints
  • Monitor the portfolio and manage the changes

Fact sheet

Estimated duration

16 hours

Target audience

Executives, Strategic Planning Teams, Investment Planning, Teams, Project Managers and others involved in the investments / projects portfolio selection.


Desirable project management knowledge.


Portuguese and English

Number of PDU Provided


Professional Development Units (PDUs) are the measuring units issued by the Project Management Institute for the credential holders.

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