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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner Training Course

Learn Benefit Management Principles, Practices & Techniques

Overview

Our 5-day Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner training course enables managers and practitioners from various disciplines, working in a wide variety of organisations, to explore generally applicable benefits management principles, practices and techniques.

Please Note

You can book this course and hold it in credit until you have decided on a specific course date. Alternatively, please view our other course dates.
Exam Included
5 Days
£2890Excl. VAT

Course Syllabus

Managing Benefits® Foundation:

The foundation level aims to measure whether you understand the benefits management principles, practices, techniques, roles, responsibilities and documents, specifically to know and understand the:

  • Definitions, scope and objectives of benefits management, barriers to its effective practice, and the key success characteristics
  • Principles upon which successful approaches to benefits management are based
  • Five practices contained within the benefits management cycle and relevant techniques applicable to each practice
  • Scope of key roles and responsibilities for benefits management and the typical contents of the main benefits management documentation
  • Approaches to implementation and the factors to consider in sustaining progress.

Managing Benefits® Practitioner:

The practitioner level aims to confirm whether you have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the guidance in a scenario situation. Specifically you should be able to:

  • Plan the implementation of benefits management, select appropriate strategies to sustain and measure progress;
  • Select and adapt principles, practices and techniques to suit different organisational environments;
  • Identify activities that should be undertaken during each of the practices of the benefits management cycle together with the accountabilities and responsibilities of each of the defined roles;
  • Evaluate examples of benefits management information (documents);
  • Analyse the solutions adopted in relation to a given scenario.

Learning Outcomes

Our practical benefits management tutors will help you throughout the course to:

  • Understand the definitions, scope and objectives of benefits management, barriers to its effective practice, and key success characteristics
  • Describe the seven principles on which successful approaches to benefits management are based, and demonstrate how these can be applied
  • Apply benefits management at portfolio level, as well as at project or programme level
  • Detail the five practices in the benefits management cycle and provide examples of the techniques applicable to each
  • Name the key roles and responsibilities for benefits management and the typical contents of the core documentation
  • Implement a benefits management approach and appreciate the factors that will sustain progress

Who Should Attend

  • Change Leaders (e.g. Senior Responsible Owners & Directors Of Change)
  • Change Initiators (e.g. Strategic Planners and Policy Leads)
  • Change Appraisers and Evaluators (e.g. Business Case Developers and Project Appraisers)
  • Change Implementers/Enablers (e.g. Portfolio, Programme & Project Managers)
  • Change Support Staff (e.g. Portfolio, Programme & Project Office Staff)

What's Included

  • Full Materials Including Comprehensive Course Workbook
  • Highly Skilled and Knowledgeable Tutors
  • Refreshments

Entry-Level Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to attend this course.

Recommended Reading

Prior to attending this course, you will be emailed the following prereading materials which have been extracted from the official APMG Managing Benefits manual:

1) Chapter 1 - Introduction
2) Chapter 2 - What is Benefits Management?
3) Chapter 3 - The Benefits Management Principles
4) Glossary

Exam Information

Managing Benefits® Foundation Examination:

  • Multiple Choice Format
  • 50 Questions Per Paper
  • 25 Marks Or More Required To Pass (Out Of 50 Available) - 50%
  • 40 Minutes Duration
  • Closed-Book

Managing Benefits® Practitioner Examination:

  • Objective Testing
  • 8 Questions Per Paper With 10 Marks Available Per Question
  • 40 Marks Or More Required To Pass (Out Of 80 Available) - 50%
  • 2 1/2 Hours Duration
  • Open Book Exam (Managing Benefits® Guide Only)

Exam Type

Classroom Exam

Qualifications

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner​ Certificates.

What's Next

Purple Griffon provide a number of entries into Service Management learning and development from on-site half day managerial overviews to full day overviews for IT and non-IT staff to formal ITIL® Foundation courses and certification, as well as a broad range of ITIL® training and ITIL® courses.

ITIL® Overview - This is the first step into an introduction into the world of IT Service Management, and can be tailored for different organisations to focus on an industry sector and how ITIL® is applicable to it, or to focus on a number of core process areas.

ITIL® Foundation - The ITIL® Foundation certificate gives you an introduction to the ITIL® framework used by IT Service Management professionals Worldwide. This is a three day classroom based training course culminating in a one hour multiple choice exam.

Additional Information

Upon successful completion of the training course and examinations, you will be awarded the Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner Certificates and you will have gained an in-depth understanding of the benefits management cycle and techniques.

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