Introduction and overview:
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. The Foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.
By the end of the course you should be able to understand and describe the following:
Managing Benefits is for all those with a role in ensuring best use of funds by maximising the benefits realised from change initiatives. This multi-disciplinary group includes:aChange leaders (e.g. senior responsible owners and directors of change)aChange initiators (e.g. strategic planners and policy leads)aChange appraisers and evaluators (e.g. business case developers and project appraisers)aChange implementers/enablers (e.g. portfolio, programme and project managers)aChange support staff (e.g. portfolio, programme and project office staff)
The fully accredited Managing Benefits Foundation e-learning takes approximately 10–12 hours to complete and fully prepares you for the Foundation examination. The e-learning is broken down into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention.
The exam format for the Managing Benefits Foundation qualification is as follows: