APMG Managing Benefits Foundation


Course Overview

The APMG Managing Benefits training course teaches the specific practices and techniques aimed at optimising benefits realisation.

Throughout this Foundation training course, we will teach you the Managing Benefits: principles, techniques, roles, documents, and practices.

You will learn:

  • The Definitions, scope and objectives of benefits management.
  • Typical barriers to its effective practice and success characteristics.
  • Principles upon which successful approaches to benefits management are based.
  • Five practices contained within the Benefits Management Cycle.
  • Scope of key roles and responsibilities for benefits management.

If you’re also looking to earn your Practitioner certificate, why not consider our APMG Managing Benefits Foundation training and APMG Managing Benefits Practitioner training package.

This course benefits from our Exam Pass Guarantee*, and includes Official APMG Digital Manual.

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Is the APMG Managing Benefits course suitable for me?

This Foundation training course would suit a wide range of individuals, including:

  • Senior executives, such as Change and Transformation Directors.
  • Senior Responsible Owners and Project Board Executives, Project and Programme Management, and Change Management Professionals.
  • Portfolio Managers and Portfolio Office staff.
  • Business Case writers.
  • Finance professionals and economists.
  • Business Managers.
  • Change Managers and Benefits Managers.
  • Individuals interested in the successful delivery of change.


There are no prerequisites to enrol onto the Foundation course, but you will need to pass your Foundation exam to be able to enrol onto the Practitioner training course.


How will this training course benefit me?

This training course will help you work towards becoming a Managing Benefits Practitioner and is the first step to get started.

You will benefit from:

  • Exam Pass Guarantee*.
  • Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
  • Enhance your career prospects.
  • Learn from expert trainers with vast experience in this field.
  • We offer interest-free payment options.

Understanding Exam Pass Guarantee

Our Virtual Classroom sessions often receive higher pass rates, mainly because of the additional support you can receive from our trainer during your class. This has given us the confidence to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, where we will support you with your training needs until you pass your exams.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you fail your exams for any reason, you can come back and attend another training session with us again for free.

All we ask is that you:

Attend all class days and complete all assignments.
Take the exam within 30 days of your Virtual Classroom training.
Request your course re-enrolment within 30 days of the failed exam attempt.

Please Note:

All students who retake this course need to use any materials and books given to them in their original course session. Failure to do so will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.

*Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the resit exam; this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.


What jobs can I apply for after my APMG Managing Benefits training?

Once you have completed your APMG Managing Benefits Foundation & Practitioner training, you can start applying for the following job roles:

  • Business Manager – £45k
  • Project Manager – £45k
  • Change Manager – £59k
  • Programme Manager – £60k
  • Portfolio Manager – £60k

(Source: Glassdoor)

Why Us

Why study this course with us?

We have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, since our inception, and many have started careers with large corporations.

Includes Official APMG Digital Manual.

Our 5-star rating on Trustpilot from over 10,000 students shows you are in good hands, and we will support you through your time studying with us.


APMG Managing Benefits Syllabus

Learning Outcome

  • Knowledge of terms, principles, model types and components, tools, techniques, roles, and responsibilities.
  • Understand the key concepts, principles, processes, themes, organisational factors, and roles, and explain their application.
  • Be able to Justify a case to develop a P30 model.
  • Use the correct tools and techniques.
  • Be able to identify the functions and services to be provided by a P30 model and the correct roles to implement them.

Foundation Level

  • Definitions, scope and objectives of benefits management, barriers to its effective practice, and the key success characteristics.
  • Principles upon which successful approaches to benefits management are based.
  • Five practices contained within the Benefits Management Cycle and relevant techniques applicable to each practice.
  • Scope of key roles and responsibilities for benefits management and the typical contents of the main benefits management documentation.
  • Approaches to implementation and the factors to consider in sustaining progress.

APMG Managing Benefits Exam Details

Exam Format – Multiple-choice.

Duration – 40-mins.

Open book – No.

Pass mark – 25/50 (50%).

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Accredited (APMG Managing Benefits Foundation) training is provided by (e-Careers Limited), APMG-International Accredited Training Organisation.

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