Manage the benefits from change initiatives and your projects
Managing Benefits provides:
- An overview of benefits management – what it is, the case for doing it, common misconceptions that can limit its effectiveness in practice.
- The seven principles for a successful approach to benefits management, and examples of how they can be/have been applied in practice.
- Guidance on how to apply benefits management at a portfolio level, as well as at an individual project or programme level.
- Details of the five practices in the Benefits Management Cycle and examples of how they can be or have been applied in practice.
- Advice on how to get started in effective benefits management practices and sustain progress.
- Senior executives responsible for delivering value for money from the organisation’s investments in change and achieving the organization’s strategic objectives
- Programme and project sponsors, project board executives and people in project programme/change management roles responsible for delivering change initiatives
- Portfolio managers and portfolio office staff responsible for managing the organisation’s portfolio of change initiatives
- Business case writers responsible for delivering reliable cases on which to base investment decisions.
- 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.
The Practitioner certificate (two additional days)
- In the extra two days of the Practitioner course you:
- 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
- Identify activities that should be undertaken during each of the practices of the Benefits Management Cycle plus the accountabilities and
responsibilities of each of the defined roles
- Evaluate examples of benefits management documents
- Analyse the solutions adopted in relation to a given scenario.
- Foundation Course (3 days) – Multiple choice format, 40 minutes duration. 50 questions per paper, 50% pass mark
- Practitioner Upgrade (+2 days) – Inclusive of Foundation course. The Practitioner Exam is 2.5-hours in duration, open-book (restricted to the manual only). 40 marks required to pass (50%).
Rationale For Initiatives
Benefits provide the rationale for the investment of funds in change initiatives.
Best Practice interlinking
Managing Benefits has been carefully designed to complement PRINCE2®, MSP®, P3O® & MoP®.
Better Business Cases
Select appropriate measures and strategies to sustain and measure progress. Improve business case justification.
Foundation Course (3-Days)
$1,889 + GST
Inclusive of course materials, official Manual & Foundation Exam
The Foundation & Practitioner courses are delivered by Certified Trainers from Yellowhouse. Yellowhouse is an APMG Accredited Training Organisation.
PRINCE2®, MSP®, MoP®, P3O®, M_o_R® and ITIL® are registered trade marks of AXELOS Limited; The Swirl Logo™ is an AXELOS trade mark. Change Management™, Managing Benefits™ and AgilePM™ are Trade Marks of APMG-International.
XIPNOS works with Yellowhouse as an APMG ATO for these products.