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Management of Value (MoV®) Foundation and Practitioner Certificate

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Dublin / Nationwide
5 days
Purpose: 

This five day interactive course provides delegates with a clear understanding of the guidance designed to help maximise value within the achievement of programme and project objectives and the delivery of key stakeholder requirements.

Through attending this training course delegates will be able to assist their organisations to focus on maximising value by implementing principles that will help to:

  • achieve transformational change more quickly
  • contribute to an improvement in decision-making and policy-making
  • meet the need to do more with less and to balance the increasing demands with available resources without compromising on quality
  • maximise returns on investments.

This course includes the Foundation and Practitioner level examinations.

Exam Information: 

MOV Foundation Examination

All delegates will sit the MoV® Foundation examination in the late afternoon (3pm) of the
third day of the course. The exam consists of:

Key exam information:

  • 40 minutes duration
  • Closed book
  • 50 multiple-choice questions
  • 50% pass mark

Throughout the MOV Foundation course, delegates will be exposed to numerous examples of examination questions. We will undertake a number of exercises and 'question-and-answer' sessions that will help consolidate the learning, thereby ensuring that delegates are more than adequately prepared for the final examination.

MOV Practitioner Examination

The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm that you have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor MoV in a scenario situation. The experience of the individual, the level of support available and the complexity of the situation to which MoV is to be applied will be factors that impact what the Practitioner can achieve.

The examination is scheduled for 13:00 on the fifth day of the course.

Objective testing

8 questions per paper with 10 marks available per question - all question items are worth 1 mark, making the total number of marks available per paper 80

  • Duration 2 ½ hours
  • Open book exam - only the MOV manual is permitted to be used
  • 50% pass mark

For further information on Management of Value, visit the MoV Official Site at www.axelos.com/mov

Suitable for: 

This course is aimed at individuals who have no prior knowledge or experience and who wish to acquire sufficient knowledge to enable them to contribute positively to any project or improvements in the operational environment.

It will further equip these delegates to take the Management of Value Foundation (MOVF) and the Management of Value Practitioner (MOVP) examinations.

The course will be equally beneficial to anyone responsible for, or supporting portfolio, programme, or project management in the public or private sectors operational efficiency improvement initiatives.

No prerequisites are necessary for attendance, although delegates would benefit from some experience of working in projects, programmes or an operational environment prior to attending the MOVF course.

Pre-Course Reading

There is no prescribed pre-course reading required.

BCS Reasonable Adjustments

BCS allow additional time for candidates who have a disability or whose native language differs to that of the examination paper. Full details are provided in the BCS Reasonable Adjustments Policy which is available to view on the BCS website. If you believe you qualify for this then please notify the Exam Administration team on the details below as early as possible. At least two weeks' notice will be required for processing this request. Delegates failing to advise Trigraph and provide evidence when requested, may not be allowed the additional support offered via the BCS policy. Trigraph Exam Administration can be contacted by email info@trigraph.ie or by phone +353-1-6390050.

What’s good about the course? : 

Internationally recognised formal qualification.

Learn from the best of international experts.

Gain a high value qualification that is recognised around the world

At the end of this course you will be able to understand a proven methodology comprising a unique set of principles, processes and techniques, and in particular how:

  • to clarify their organisation's objectives and value priorities
  • MoV® can be applied within an operational environment
  • to organise and contribute to MoV® studies
  • the tailoring and embedding of MoV® within an organisation can be approached

Objectives:

At the end of this course you will be able to understand a proven methodology comprising a unique set of principles, processes and techniques, and in particular how:

  • to clarify their organisation's objectives and value priorities
  • MoV® can be applied within an operational environment
  • to organise and contribute to MoV® studies
  • the tailoring and embedding of MoV® within an organisation can be approached

Benefits:

Learn from the best of international experts.

Gain a high value qualification that is recognised around the world

Detailed Content:

The MOV Foundation and Practitioner course uses relevant case-studies and accelerated-learning techniques to ensure that theory is embedded and delegates feel confident in the practical application of MOV. Additional evening work will be required in the form of consolidation reading and mock examination questions. The evening work is an integral part of the course and delegates should expect to spend approximately two hours on these activities.

The course will cover the following syllabus areas:

Introduction to MoV

Delegates are introduced to the world of the Management of Value and to the overall structure of MOV.

  • What is value
  • What is MoV
  • Why it is needed
  • Its place in the Cabinet Office Best Practice Guidance
  • Its relationship to other management methods

The 7 MoV Principles

MOV operates within a universal set of principles that can be applied to any environment. These seven principles provide the framework of good practice upon which MOV is based and include:

  • 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

The 7 MoV Processes

The seven MOV processes provide a clear plan for implementing the outputs and monitoring their effective delivery.

  • Frame the programme or project
  • Gather information
  • Analyse information
  • Process information
  • Evaluate and select
  • Develop Value Improving Proposals
  • Implement and share outputs

MoV Techniques

This part of the course covers the MoV specific techniques and common techniques that are frequently used with MoV.

Implementing MoV

The implementation, embedding and need for embedding MOV into an organisation is covered here and includes:

  • Planning MoV activities
  • Responding to external and internal factor.
  • Portfolio, Programme, and Project considerations
  • Operational considerations
  • Embedding MoV into an organisation