MoV ® Foundation
(course code MOVF2)


The MoV CFoundation course provides each participant with a solid Foundation in MoV concepts.

Course Objectives

By the end of the Foundation Course delegates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of MoV principles, approach and environment;
  • Explain the processes and techniques of value engineering and value analysis;
  • Organise and contribute constructively to a Value Study;
  • Assist an MoV Professional to analyse a company, programme or project to identify and weight Value Drivers, and assess organisational value;
  • Provide careful and detailed preparation for the Foundation Exam.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for individuals involved in driving more value from business as usual, or projects, portfolios and programmes.


There are no prerequisites for the Foundation course. Candidates for the Practitioner exam must have previously passed the Foundation exam.

Course Content

The following topics will be covered in the Foundation Course:

  • Introduction: what is MoV and why it is needed;
  • Value management and its place in organisational Best Practice;
  • Principles underpinning value management;
  • Processes and Techniques to be applied when using MoV;
  • Approach to implementing MoV;
  • Environmental factors influencing and impacting value;
  • Application of MoV studies in a portfolio, programme and project environment;
  • Application of MoV studies in a Business as Usual environment;
  • Embedding a value culture in the organisation;
  • Preparation for the Foundation Examination.

Certification Exams

The Foundation Exam is a 40 minute closed book exam. There are 50 multiple choice questions. The candidate must correctly answer 50% or more of the questions to pass the exam.

We conduct these exams on behalf of the relevant Examination Institute, subject to their terms and conditions.
Please note: Exam candidates must bring signed photo ID (passport, driving licence, etc.) as they will be asked to produce it by the invigilator prior to the exam.

Delivery Options and Fees

We offer a range of delivery styles and packages for this course. Please go to the Packages and Inclusions page to review the inclusions provided with each package.

Professional Development

Successful completion of this course may entitle you to credits in various professional development programmes:

Follow-on Courses

We recommend that those who have completed the Foundation course should move on to the MoV Practitioner course as soon as possible, while their knowledge of MoV remains fresh.

The most economical way to take both Foundation and Practitioner courses is our MoV Combined Foundation and Practitioner course.

We also recommend our M_o_R risk management courses.

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