Benefits management guide and exams
APMG have asked me to develop a guide and associated exams for benefits management. This will follow the usual APMG model used with PRINCE2, MSP, MoP etc. As far as the guide is concerned, the idea is for something that:
1. Consolidates, and is consistent with, existing Cabinet Office (OGC/ERG) Best Management Practice guidance and in particular: MSP, MoV and MoP;
2. Expands on the above with more examples and case studies from practitioners and academia; and
3. Builds on the above by filling in the gaps in existing coverage.
I think this is an excellent opportunity to produce something that represents a consolidation of leading edge thinking and which builds on what is already in place - and the development of accredited exams also helps raise the profile of benefits management which has to be a good thing!
Key to this is my belief that the Guide should represent a consolidation of good practice from the benefits management community around the globe - so I'm reaching out and requesting examples and case studies: anything from 50 words to a lot longer! Basically anything that demonstrates an example of good practice - for example, a descirption of a problem faced and the approach adopted to resolving it. I'm happy to include the name of the organisation or to anonymise the example - just as we did with MoP. We'll also credit all those who have provided examples/case studies in the Guide.