A Quick Glance

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    Supplement current management practices to increase the value delivered and make better use of resources

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    Endorses sustainable decision making, depending on adding value, by addressing both monetary and non- monetary factors

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    Increase value in line with the programme, project objectives and key stakeholder requirements

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    Give you a way of addressing reasonable advantage by adding value

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    Provide a way to define aims and scope clearly regarding the organisation’s and end users’ short and long term needs

Management of Value (MoV®) Foundation & Practitioner Training course is a four-day course that will provide delegates with a clear with a clear understanding of the concepts which are designed to get maximum value within project objectives and the delivery according to requirements of key stakeholders. MoV® gives a definition of value that includes both monetary and non-monetary benefits. It gives a method, supported by techniques, for allocating funds as efficiently as possible.

The concepts of MoV® has developed from the successful use of value management across many sectors, over the period of many years. This course describes methods that are as important as ever, although their use is frequently ignored and misapplied.



Who should take this course

  • Program Managers – responsible for ensuring that programs deliver the best value solutions taking into account the views of the stakeholders
  • Operational Managers – responsible for undertaking MoV® studies to help in reviewing operational procedures and enhancing efficiency
  • Corporate Managers – responsible for starting new programs or projects
  • Project Managers – responsible for providing products from their projects that signify the best value for money solutions
  • Any other professionals who have responsibility for Management of Value within their organisation


MoV® Foundation training course is focused at those delegates who have no prior knowledge or experience in this field and also, those who want to get the adequate knowledge to enable them to make a contribution to any project, as well as contributing to improvements in the operational environment.


What Will You Learn

  • Allows delegates to increase the value they deliver and use resources in much better way make better use of resources Learn how to respond to external and internal influences
  • The key topics in document checklists, toolbox, health check, organisational maturity and personal competence
  • Know the best way to respond influences either external or internal
  • Understand how to apply MoV to a scenario situation
  • Enable delegates to contribute to MoV activities led by others;
  • Understand and explain MoV to others
  • Know how value can be enhanced
  • Get optimal balance between investment and long-term operating expenditure
  • Understand the approaches for implementing MoV effectively
  • Encourages innovation that is well aligned to the organisation’s goals
  • Allows delegates to enhance the value they deliver and uses resources in much better way
  • Supports sustainable decision making, depends upon adding value, by addressing both monetary and non-monetary factor
  • The main benefits arises from the use of MoV
  • Understand and explain MoV to others
  • Learn the better way to respond to both external and internal
  • Learn about principles of embedding MoV into a business

What's included

  Course Overview

Management of Value (MoV®) is focused on improving benefits and decreasing expenses to speed up the delivery without influencing vital project scope or service quality. It is not just about reducing the costs. MoV is all about increasing value in line with project objectives. It captures fundamental stakeholder necessities for what products should do rather than what they are.

MoV® has emerged from successful practice of value management across different domains from many years. Our value management training course is pointed at all those involved in managing, directing, supporting and delivering portfolios, programmes and projects. MoV® is all about improving the value in line with the programme and project objectives and the requirement of key stakeholders. It is not merely about minimising costs.

The MoV® is essential to effective policy making, projects, programs, service reviews or redesigning of products redesigns. Therefore MoV is necessary to Business as usual and P3M environments, providing an audit trail of how ideal value can be achieved.

The course is designed around four integrated concepts:

Principles:  Factors that support MoV®
Processes and Techniques: Consists of Methods and tools used in application of MoV®
Approach: How to apply MoV® programmes, portfolios, and projects
Environment: Respond to influences such  as external and internal influences


benefits of MoV


  • Duration: 40 Minutes
  • Type: Closed book
  • Total MCQ: 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Pass Mark: 50%



  Course Content

Overview to MoV®

  • Define Value
  • Define MoV®
  • Why It Is Needed
  • It's Place In The Cabinet Office Best Practice Guidance
  • It's Relationship To Other Management Methods

7 MoV® Principles

  • Alignment With Organisation's Objectives
  • Tailor methods to suit The Subject
  • Learn from experience and improve performance
  • Functions and Required Outcomes
  • Balancing the Variables To Maximise Value
  • Apply Throughout the Investment Decision
  • Assignment of Roles and Responsibilities
  • Build a Supportive Culture

MoV® Environment

  • Know external and internal factors that affect policies and strategies of MoV
  • Describe the portfolio, programme, project and operational environments

MoV® Embedding

  • Understand Process of Embedding
  • Key benefits of embedding MoV®
  • Key steps of embedding MoV®
  • Roles and responsibilities required when using MoV®
  • Overcoming barriers to implementation

The 7 MoV® Processes

  • Frame The Programme Or Project
  • Gather Information
  • Analyse Information
  • Process Information
  • Evaluate & Select
  • Develop Value Improving Proposals
  • Implement & Share Outputs

MoV® Techniques

  • New Techniques in MoV®
  • Techniques that can be implemented within MoV®
  • Analysis of information
    • Benchmarking
    • Process Mapping
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
  • Generating Ideas
    • Brainstorming
  • Evaluation and option selection
    • Option Selection Matrix
    • Idea selection
      • Allocation to Categories
      • Idea Selection Matrix
  • Weighting techniques
    • Paired Comparisons
    • Points Distribution
  • Developing VIPs
    • Developing Proposals
    • Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Building Decisions
  • Implementing VIPs
    • Implementation Plans
    • Feedback
  • Following up
    • Tracking Benefits
  • Function Analysis
    • Function Analysis System Technique (FAST)
    • Traditional FAST
    • Technical FAST
    • Customer FAST
  • Value Trees
  • Measuring value
    • Value profiling (value benchmarking)
    • Simple multi-attribute rating technique (SMART)
    • Value index
    • Value metrics
    • Value for money ratio
    • Value Engineering / Analysis

Implementing MoV®

  • Planning activities of MoV®
  • Respond To External and Internal Factors
  • Define Portfolio, Programme and Project Considerations
  • Operational Considerations
  • Implementing Embedding MoV® Into an Organisation

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About Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes also abbreviated as MK is a large town located in Buckinghamshire, England. It was designed as a new town on 23 January 1967 and also an administrative centre of Borough of Milton Keynes. It is located 45 miles that is 72 km away from north-west of London.

Various another town like Bletchley, Wolverton and Stony Stratford exist here along with other 15 villages and farmland. Milton Keynes took its name from existing “Village of Milton Keynes “that is few miles away from the planned centre.

History of Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes has a rich history with proof of human settlement that was found before starting the construction of this city in 1960’s. When UK government decided to establish Milton Keynes, most of the area was farmland, and undeveloped villages and the earlier history was incredibly rich. Until the 10th century, there was no evidence of occupation in villages. During middle age, 18 villages were present that still form the heart of Milton Keynes districts. With the arrival of London and Birmingham Railway and Grand Junction canal in late 18th and 19th century, the area went through many changes and the new town of Wolverton, and New Bradwell emerged.

The greatest change in the history of Milton Keynes was when it was chosen to solve housing problems in London. Milton Keynes was planned as biggest towns and have an area of 89 square kilometres that became home to around 250,000 people. In the beginning, no building was allowed to be tall than the tallest tree, and later Milton Keynes Partnership changed it. Tallest building in Milton Keynes is 14 floors high. Its population will double by the year 2026.

Milton Keynes offers a broad range of opportunities to people to learn new things and get a better education. Bletchley Park code breakers brought innovation to the city in second world war. This team cracked secret codes of Germans. Milton Keynes is a destination that is always passionate about developing minds. It contains some of the best schools and colleges. Milton Keynes College offers a wide range of courses in different domains. It is one of the fastest growing college in the United Kingdom.

Open University offers contemporary learning where degree level education is provided to everyone. The headquarters of the university is located at Walton Hall in Milton Keynes. There is also University Centre Milton Keynes ( UCMK) which is a hub for higher education with new facilities and exciting courses in the middle of the city. This town also contains a solar-powered house that plays a significant role in the development of electric transport. Various courses, classes and opportunities are offered by Milton Keynes Theatre Creative Learning department to young people and adults to explore theatres including makeup, drama, acting and much more.


Milton Keynes has various professional teams in football, in ice hockey and in Formula one. It is also home to Xscape indoor ski slope, Formula Fast Indoor Karting Centre, Airkix Indoor Sky Diving facility and National Badminton Centre.


At Borough level, data of Milton Keynes economy, demography and politics is collected. Milton Keynes is one of the most successful economies in Southeast along with gross value added per capita index which was 47% higher than the national average. According to 2015 data, average wages place it in top five nationally.

Just 0.6% of businesses employ people more than 250 which include Open University, Volkswagen Group, Mercedes-Benz and Network Rail. Remaining enterprises around 81.5% employ near about 10 people. Milton Keynes professional, technical and scientific sector contributes large employment. Milton Keynes has a high number of business start-ups in England and start-up levels remained high even during the period of recession 2009/2010. Most of the population is younger. 22.6% of Borough population is under 16, 12.1% are aged 65+. According to 2011 census report, Milton Keynes Urban area comprises of 8.7% South Asian, 78.4% white, 3.5% Mixed Race, 7-5% Black, 1.2% Chinese, 6.7% other ethnic group and Asian.