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APMG Managing Benefits Foundation & Practitioner

Course Overview

Managing Benefits consolidates existing guidance on benefits management into one place, while expanding on the specific practices and techniques aimed at optimising benefits realisation.

Throughout the Foundation training course, you will learn the benefits management principles, practices, techniques, roles, and documents.

The Practitioner training will build on what you have learnt at Foundation level and teach you how to apply and tailor the managing benefits guidance in a scenario situation.

While this training package is the best way to study both the Foundation and Practitioner levels, you can take these courses individually, through our APMG Managing Benefits Foundation training and APMG Managing Benefits Practitioner training.

Includes Official APMG Digital Manual.

Key features

  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Official Digital Manual included
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Virtual Classroom
  • Exam: Included
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Certified & Experienced Trainers
  • Accredited by APMG
  • Interest-free Payments
  • Official Digital Manual included
  • Exam Pass Guarantee*

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Why study the APMG Managing Benefits course with e-Careers?

We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 625,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training.

By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates. 

You will also benefit from:

  •    Exam Pass Guarantee*.
  •    Includes Official APMG Digital Manual.
  •    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.

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How does the Exam Pass Guarantee work?

We have found our Virtual Classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an Exam Pass Guarantee, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.

With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.

All we ask is that you:

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

Please Note:

Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials 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.

Is the APMG Managing Benefits course suitable for me?


The Foundation training course would be beneficial for a 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.


The Practitioner training course would be beneficial for those individuals who are in leadership/senior roles, such as:

  •    Change leaders, such as Senior Responsible Owners, members of Management Boards and Directors of Change.
  •    Change initiators, such as strategic planners and policy leads.
  •    Change appraisers and evaluators, such as finance professionals and economists, business case writers, auditors, and project appraisers.
  •    Change implementers/enablers, such as Portfolio, Programme and Project Managers.
  •    Change support, such as Portfolio, Programme.


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.

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: Payscale)

APMG Managing Benefits Syllabus 

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.

Practitioner Level

  •    Planning the implementation of benefits management, select appropriate strategies to sustain and measure progress.
  •    Selecting and adapt principles, practices, and techniques to suit different organizational environments.
  •    Identifying activities that should be undertaken during each of the practices of the Benefits Management Cycle together with the accountabilities and responsibilities of each of the defined roles.
  •    Evaluating examples of benefits management information (documents).
  •    Analysing the solutions adopted in relation to a given scenario.

APMG Managing Benefits Exam Details


Exam Format - Multiple choice

Duration – 40 minutes

Open book – No

Pass mark – 25/50 (50%)


Exam Format – Objective testing

Duration – 2 ½ hours

Open book – Yes (Managing Benefits guide only)

Pass mark – 40/80 (50%)

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