Managing Benefits ® Practitioner
(course code MOBP1)

Overview

The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm whether the candidate has achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor the Managing Benefits guidance to a specific scenario. A successful Practitioner candidate should, with suitable support, be able to advise on the implementation of appropriate practices and techniques, and apply these practices and techniques within their organisation.

Course Objectives

The Practitioner Seminar will ensure delegates achieve sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor Managing Benefits guidance in a scenario situation. Specifically candidates should be able to:

  • Plan the implementation of benefits management, selecting 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.

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed at those involved in the selection and delivery of business change initiatives. It is also suitable for change leaders, change initiators, change enablers, support staff, business change and benefits managers and operational staff.

Prerequisites

Candidates for the Practitioner exam must have previously passed the Foundation exam.

Course Content

The Practitioner Seminar explores Managing Benefits in greater detail, with exercises, discussions and Practitioner exam preparation sessions.

Delegates will work through a range of exercises and case studies in order to broaden & deepen their understanding of Managing Benefits and to prepare for the exams. There will be homework each evening.

Certification Exams

The Practitioner Exam is a 2 ½ hour open book book exam; only the Managing Benefits Manual may be used.

The candidate must provide responses to questions presented in the following styles:

  • Classical multiple choice
  • Yes/No
  • Multiple response
  • Matching
  • Sequencing
  • Assertion/Reason

There are 80 question lines worth 1 mark each, so the maximum score for the exam is 80 marks. The candidate must score 40 (50%) or more marks to pass the exam. Candidates for the Practitioner Exam must have passed the Foundation Exam.

We conduct these exams on behalf of APMG. APMG's terms and conditions are outlined here.
Please note: Exam candidates must bring signed photo ID (passport, driving licence, etc.) as they will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam.

Delivery Options and Fees

We offer a range of delivery styles and packages for this course. Please go to the Packages and Inclusions page to review the inclusions provided with each package.

Professional Development

Candidates who pass the Practitioner exam are entitled to style themselves "Registered Managing Benefits Practitioner" on CVs and business cards.

Registered Managing Benefits Practitioners are required to be re-registered within 3-5 years of their original certification. We offer an Managing Benefits Reregistration seminar.

Successful completion of this course may entitle you to professional development credits:

  • For PMI PDUs, check here.

Follow-on Courses

We recommend our MoV value management courses and M_o_R risk management courses.


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