This Managing Benefits course provides:
> An overview of benefits management - what it
is, the case for doing it, and some common misconceptions that can
limit its effectiveness in practice.
> Descriptions of the seven principles upon which
successful approaches to benefits management are built, 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
> Details of the five practices in the Benefits
Management Cycle and examples of how they can be/have been applied
> Advice on how to get started in implementing
effective benefits management practices and sustain progress.
Managing Benefits has been carefully designed to complement
existing Best Practice in portfolio, programme and project
management such as PRINCE2®, MSP®, P3O® & MoP®. It consolidates
existing guidance on benefits management into one place, while
expanding on the specific practices and techniques aimed at
optimising benefits realisation.
The 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
> Principles upon which successful approaches to
benefits management are based.
> Five practices contained within the Benefits
Management Cycle and relevant techniques applicable to each
> Scope of key roles and responsibilities for
benefits management and the typical contents of the main benefits
> Approaches to implementation and the factors to
consider in sustaining progress.