What do The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?
We provide pre-course reading, The Knowledge Academy courseware folder, exams, official certificates and refreshments.
Does the course include exams?
Yes, the course includes the both the Foundation and Practitioner exams.
Are there any pre-requisites for the MoV examinations?
There are no prerequisites for the Foundation examination, however, candidates must achieve a pass at Foundation level before completing the Practitioner examination.
What is the structure of the exams?
The Foundation exam is multiple choice and the MOV Practitioner exam is in the "Objective Testing" format, a style of complex multiple-choice examination
What time shall I arrive at the venue?
Please arrive at your training venue for 08:45am
Do I receive a manual prior to attending?
Yes, you will receive the official Management of Value Best Practice Guide (HM Government: Cabinet Office publication) manual will be shipped to you in advance of the course
What are the training hours?
The course will start at 9am and finish at 5pm approximately
Is there homework?
There will be a minimum of 2 hours homework each evening
What is the pre-course reading?
The pre-course work would be for you to read chapters 1 to 4 from Management of Value Best Practice Guide (HM Government: Cabinet Office publication) manual and work through Appendix A and C.
Is this course accredited?
Yes, the course is fully accredited by APM Group Ltd
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Management of Value (MoV) Foundation and Practitioner levels
The Knowledge Academy MoV course materials and trainers are accredited by APM Group Ltd and are based on the HM Government’s Best Practice Guide on Management of Value. They include one practice exam each for Foundation and Practitioner levels, made available by APMG. In addition, for the Practitioner level, the materials include a case study and pro forma handouts to help delegate complete exercises based on the case study.
Both two day courses (Foundation and Practitioner) are intensive training events which require delegates to undertake approximately 15h of pre-course work as outlined below.
MoV pre-course work
This work consists of reading through chapters one (Introduction) and two (principles) at least twice, highlighting important points as appropriate.
Delegates should also familiarise themselves with the structure and content of the MoV guide and should take a good look at the glossary pp 135 to 144 where they can check their understanding of key concepts and terminology used in relation to Management of Value. In addition, delegates will be required to complete a MINIMUM of 2 hours homework each evening which will be set by the instructor.
MoV Examinations (Foundation and Practitioner)
The MoV Foundation examination is a 40 minutes objective test (multiple choice) closed book examination, consisting of 50 questions, each worth one mark. Candidates must achieve 25 or more marks to pass the examination, i.e. the pass mark is set at 50%.
The MoV Practitioner examination is a 2 ½ h objective test (multiple choice) open book examination, consisting of 8 questions all of which will comprise of two or more parts, called part-questions. Each part-question will contain a number of question items. Each question item will be worth 1 mark with a whole question totalling 10 marks. Therefore, the overall total of marks available is 80 marks. Candidates must achieve 40 or more marks, i.e. the pass mark is set at 50%. The examination is based on a scenario. All information required will be contained in the scenario, additional information provided with the scenario and / or in the questions themselves.
The Foundation level training event comprises of two days. The entire content of the MoV Guide is covered during this period and the training event includes practice exercises. There will also be 2 to 3 hours of evening work as directed by the trainer at the end of the first day. Candidates will have an opportunity to undertake a practice Foundation examination exercise. Candidates will sit the actual Foundation examination before close of day two.
The Practitioner level training event comprises of two days. The course will begin with a quick overview of the content covered during the Foundation training event. Thereafter, the focus is firmly on the application of MoV and centres on a practice case study scenario and involves a lot of practice exercises. Candidates also have the opportunity to work through one practice Practitioner examination. There will be 2 to 3 hours of evening work at the end of day 2 of the Foundation training event and also at the end of day one of the Practitioner training event. Candidates who attend only the Practitioner training event will be given instructions in advance of the course as to the evening work they have to undertake the night before the Practitioner training event starts. The evening work will be as directed by the trainer.
The Knowledge Academy Management of Value Foundation training event covers the following topics:
Foundation Exam Overview
Overview of Syllabus and introduction to question types
Introduction to MoV
Exercise in Function Analysis
Approach to Implementation
Exercises, Revision, Sample Exam
Foundation Exam (end of day two)
The Knowledge Academy Management of Value Practitioner training event covers the following topics:
Review of Foundation Training material
Practitioner course and exam objectives
Exam overview and question types
Practice exercises focusing on the MoV techniques and tools
Discussion topics covering all aspects of MoV in the content of the objectives and requirements of the Practitioner qualification
Practitioner Exam (end of day two)
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