The purpose of the Practitioner certification is to confirm whether you have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor MoV in a scenario situation

MoV® Practitioner

Why should you attend?

The purpose of the Practitioner certification is to confirm whether you have achieved sufficient understanding of how to apply and tailor MoV in a scenario situation. You should, with suitable direction and facilitation skills, be able to start applying the method to real situations but may not be sufficiently skilled or experienced to do this appropriately in all situations. Your individual experience, the level of support available and the complexity of the situation to which MoV is to be applied will impact what you can achieve.

Who should attend?

  • Management and staff in an organization wishing to use MoV and whether MoV isembedded in their organization or not.
  • The PPM community, for whom the guide is aimed at those involved in directing,managing, supporting and delivering portfolios, programmes and projects. Thisincludes Senior Management, Programme Managers, Project Managers, ChangeManagers and Project and Programme Office staff and their sponsors.
  • Those who apply the methods in other PPM guides to build on and enhance theactivities to maximise value and delivery of benefits.

Learning objectives

  • Identify situations in which it is relevant to apply Management of Value (MoV) principles, processes and techniques; advocate appropriately to Senior Management the benefits of this application.
  • Develop a plan of appropriate MoV activities for the whole lifecycle of small and large projects and programmes.
  • Plan an MoV study, tailoring it to particular projects or programmes and developing practical study or workshop handbooks as required.
  • Understand and articulate value in relation to organizational objectives.
  • Prioritize value drivers using Function Analysis and use these to demonstrate how value might be improved.
  • Monitor improvements in value realized throughout a project lifecycle and capture learning which can be transferred to future projects.

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies
  • Practical exercises are based on the material which includes role playing and discussions
  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam

Prerequisites

  • MoV Foundation certificate.

Exam Format

  • Objective testing
  • 8 questions per paper with 10 marks available per question – all question items will be worth 1 mark, making the total number of marks available per paper 80
  • 40 marks required (out of 80 available) to pass – 50%
  • Two-and-a-half hours duration
  • Open book exam (only the MoV Manual is allowed)