The Managing Benefits framework provides organisations with guidance on how to focus on what measurable benefits they need to deliver to satisfy the strategic objectives of the organisation. This allows them to focus limited resources on the most beneficial activities. The purpose of the Managing Benefits guidance and certification scheme is to provide managers and practitioners from multiple disciplines, working in a variety of organisations, with generally applicable guidance encompassing benefits management principles, practices and techniques.
This course guides you both the Foundation and Practitioner elements of the Managing Benefits qualification fully preparing you for both examinations which are taken during the course. The Foundation level aims to measure whether you have understood the benefits management principles, practices, techniques, roles, responsibilities and documents. Whereas the Practitioner level aims to confirm whether you have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the guidance in a scenario situation.
This is an intensive five-day course leading to the Managing Benefits Foundation exam on day three and the Practitioner examination on day five.
You must pass the Foundation exam prior to taking the Practitioner exam.
By the end of the Foundation element of the course you should be able to understand and describe the following:
By attending the Practitioner element of the course you will learn:
This is an intensive five-day instructor-led classroom course, providing all you need to pass the APMG-International Managing Benefits™ Foundation and Practitioner exam:
Refreshments will also be provided throughout the duration of your training.
The target audience includes all those with a role in ensuring best use of funds by maximising the benefits realised from change initiatives. This multi-disciplinary group includes:
There is some mandatory pre-course reading that must be undertaken prior to attending this course. It will be issued with your joining instructions approximately two weeks prior to course commencement. Please ensure you allow time to complete this in full prior to your attendance , it is expected that it will take approximately four hours to complete. In addition, whilst attending your course there will also be some examination preparation evening work.
The examination formats are as follows: