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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 20/02/2017 Belfast
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 27/02/2017 Sheffield
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 06/03/2017 Manchester
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 13/03/2017 London
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 13/03/2017 Edinburgh
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 20/03/2017 Bristol
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 20/03/2017 Norwich
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 27/03/2017 Southampton
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 03/04/2017 Nottingham
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 24/04/2017 Dublin
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 01/05/2017 Leeds
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 08/05/2017 Birmingham
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 15/05/2017 Glasgow
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 22/05/2017 Newcastle
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 05/06/2017 Manchester
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 12/06/2017 Cambridge
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 19/06/2017 Aberdeen
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 26/06/2017 Cardiff
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 03/07/2017 Milton Keynes
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Managing Benefits® Foundation & Practitioner 17/07/2017 Belfast
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Overview

Our Managing Benefits course enables managers and practitioners from various disciplines, working in a wide variety of organisations, with generally applicable guidance encompassing benefits management principles, practices and techniques.

Prior to attending this course candidates will be emailed the following pre-course reading which has 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

In advance of the course candidates should:
• Be familiar with the Benefits Management model (page 9) and be able to list both the 7 principles (the columns) and the 5 practices (the top part of the diagram)
• Be aware of the 9 themes that run throughout the book (they are introduced on pages 8-10)
• Understand and be able to list the key success characteristics of benefits management (page 10)
• Understand the difference between the terms output, capability, outcome and benefit (table 2.1 page 17) and be able to provide effective examples from your own experience that are different from the ones in the table
• Understand the benefits management objectives (page 21)
• Understand each of the Principles (chapter 3)

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)

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites required to attend this course

What will I learn?

  • 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

Course Outline - Foundation & Practitioner

Foundation Part of the Course

Foundation level aims to measure whether a candidate understands 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.

Exam Format

  • Multiple choice format
  • 50 questions per paper
  • 25 marks or more required to pass (out of 50 available) - 50%
  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed-book.

Practitioner Part of the Course

Practitioner level aims to confirm whether the candidate has achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the guidance in a scenario situation. Specifically candidates 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 organizational 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.

Exam Format

  • 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 ½ hours duration
  • Open book exam (Managing Benefits guide only).
FAQs
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.

  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, it is accredited by the APMG

  • What is the experience of the Instructor(s) delivering my course?

    All of our trainers are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience in Managing Benefits® methodologies

  • What do The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?

    Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, manual, certificate, experienced instructor and refreshments

  • Does the course include exams?

    Yes, the course includes the both the Managing Benefits® Foundation and Practitioner exams

  • Are there any prerequisites for this course?

    There are no prerequisites to attend this course

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am

  • What are the hours of the course?

    The training hours start at 9am and finish at 5pm approximately

  • How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

    Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts

  • Is there home work?

    There is a minimum of 2 hours homework each evening which will be set by the instructor each day

What's Included?
  • Official Managing Benefits® Course Manual
  • The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
  • Pre-Course Material
  • Exams
  • Certificate(s)
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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