MoV® Foundation Overview

MoV® Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to MoV®

  • Overview
  • Relationship with Other Best Management Practice Products
  • How MoV® Fits with Other Best Practice Guides?
  • What is Value?
  • What is MoV®?
  • Why Use MoV®?
  • Where can MoV® be Used?
  • When Should it be Used?
  • What Does it Involve?

Module 2: MoV® Principles

  • Align with Organisation’s Objectives
  • Focus on Functions and Required Outcomes
  • Balance the Variables to Maximise Value
  • Apply Throughout the Investment Decision
  • Tailor to Suit the Subject
  • Learn from Experience and Improve Performance
  • Assign Clear Roles and Responsibilities and Build a Supportive Culture

Module 3: MoV® Processes

  • Frame the Programme or Project
  • Gather Information
  • Analyse Information
  • Process Information
  • Evaluate and Select
  • Develop Value Improving Proposals
  • Implement and Share Outputs

Module 4: MoV® Techniques

  • Techniques Unique to MoV®
  • Function Analysis System Technique (FAST)
  • A Customer FAST Diagram
  • Value Trees
  • Exercise in Function Analysis
  • Blank Form for Undertaking Function Analysis on a Project
  • Example of Completed Function Analysis on a Project
  • A Value Profile for a Hospital
  • Value Index for the Same Hospital
  • Demonstrating Value for Money
  • Function Cost Analysis
  • Value Engineering
  • Techniques Commonly Used in MoV®

Module 5: Approach to Implementation

  • Generic MoV® Study Plan
  • Integrated Programme and Project Plans
  • Programme or Project Organisation
  • MoV® at Key Project Stages
  • Approach to Implementation
  • Value Cascade

Module 6: Syllabus Area Environment and Embedding

  • Environment: Responding to External and Internal Influences
  • Project Considerations
  • Operational Considerations
  • Syllabus Area Appendices A-D
  • Embedding MoV® into an Organisation
  • Benefits of Embedding
  • Embedding MoV® into an Organisation – Key Steps
  • Suggested MoV® Management Structure
  • Overcoming Barriers
  • International Standards in Value Management
  • Executive Guide to Value Management

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Who should attend this MoV® Foundation Course?

MoV® Training Course has been designed for people that are practitioners, business owners, employees, board members etc. who in some shape or form are involved in or responsible for overseeing project performance and realising the benefits from a project workflow in an organisation. This course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Senior Executives
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Financial Managers
  • Change Managers

Prerequisites of the MoV® Foundation Course

There are no formal prerequisites for attending this MoV® Foundation Training Course.

MoV® Foundation Course Overview

Managing Value (MoV®) is an emphasised methodology in the sphere of project management, which strongly slants towards the maximisation of value through correct and right decisions making. The primary importance of it is given in that planning, management of risks, and allocation of resources are becoming more comprehensive. Concerning the principles of MoV® is the same as related to the sticks and stones, i.e. for the practitioners seeking to optimise projects and organisations in terms of the efficiency, effect, and sustainability.

Understanding Said Area is prerequisite for project managers, as well as all sorts of business analysts and decision-makers from different organisations. Attaining this strategy technique equips professionals with fact-based provisions, resourcefully allocated assets, risk management, as well as valuable end-product development. It enables them to navigate the whole project scenario; they can easily entwine and achieve intended goals while optimising benefits.

During this intensive 2-day Training session, you will be provided with not only fundamental MoV® concepts, but also with various effective tools and methods. It offers a complete learning course on the application of value management, giving people a chance to spot, estimated, and decide which values hold strongest in a project.

Course Objectives

  • To comprehend the fundamental concepts and principles of MoV® methodology
  • To grasp the significance of value management in project and organisational contexts
  • To acquire skills in assessing and prioritising value across project lifecycles
  • To understand the application of MoV® techniques in mitigating risks and enhancing benefits
  • To develop the ability to integrate MoV® principles into project planning and execution
  • To foster a value-driven culture within teams for improved decision-making

After the MoV® Training Course, delegates are expected to obtain a MoV® Certification, a document that certifies the competence and understanding of the students in the MoV® methodology.

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What's included in this MoV® Foundation Course?

  • MoV® Foundation Exam.
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors.
  • MoV® Foundation Certificate.
  • Digital Delegate Pack.

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MoV® Foundation Exam Information

The MoV® Foundation Exam evaluates knowledge of the MoV® methodology, aiming to enhance value and optimise decision-making in organisations by maximising value while minimising waste and risks. The exam format is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 
  • Total Questions: 50 (each question is worth 1 mark) 
  • Total Marks: 50 Marks  
  • Pass Marks: 50%, or 25/50 Marks 
  • Duration: 40 Minutes 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed Book

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led MoV® Foundation. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's MoV® Foundation, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's MoV® Foundation. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led MoV® Foundation sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite MoV® Foundation at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our MoV® Foundation offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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MoV® Foundation FAQs

Mov® is a methodology that concentrates on the utilisation of resources to boost project, programme, and portfolio benefits. Enhancing value through method implementation is the primary aim of MoV®.
Yes, this training course is accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS.
This Foundation certification provides access to the more advanced Practitioner level, hence delegates can attend the Practitioner training course if they wish to enhance their Management of Value knowledge and understanding. If delegates feel they do not want to complete any further training, they can look at pursuing a project/programme managerial or support role.
We run the MoV® Foundation course at locations in the UK and all over the globe, so there is always a location near you.
Yes, the MoV® Foundation exam is included.
The training fees for MoV® Foundation certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for MoV® Foundation.
Please see our MoV® Training courses available in the United Kingdom
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

Our MoV® courses are fully accredited by AXELOS


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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