Management of Value

Book description

MoV is the core guidance for people who are responsible for maximizing the resources invested to get the best financial and non-financial benefits from programmes and projects This guidance is aimed at those with responsibility for directing programmes and projects and managing them through to delivery.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. Copyright
  4. Contents
  5. List of Figures
  6. List of Tables
  7. Foreword
  8. Acknowledgements
  9. 1 Introduction
    1. 1.1 Purpose of this guide
    2. 1.2 What is value?
    3. 1.3 What is management of value?
    4. 1.4 Why is MoV important?
    5. 1.5 Where and when should MoV be used?
    6. 1.6 MoV in relation to other Best Management Practice guidance
    7. 1.7 The structure of this guide
  10. 2 Principles
    1. 2.1 Align with organizational objectives
    2. 2.2 Focus on functions and required outcomes
    3. 2.3 Balance the variables to maximize value
    4. 2.4 Apply MoV throughout the investment decision
    5. 2.5 Tailor MoV activity to suit the subject
    6. 2.6 Learn from experience and improve
    7. 2.7 Assign clear roles and responsibilities and build a supportive culture
  11. 3 Processes
    1. 3.1 Frame the programme or project
    2. 3.2 Gather information
    3. 3.3 Analyse information
    4. 3.4 Process information
    5. 3.5 Evaluate and select
    6. 3.6 Develop value-improving proposals
    7. 3.7 Implement and share outputs
  12. 4 Techniques
    1. 4.1 Function analysis
    2. 4.2 Function cost analysis
    3. 4.3 Value engineering/analysis
    4. 4.4 Techniques commonly used in MoV
  13. 5 Approach to implementation
    1. 5.1 Plan the MoV activities
    2. 5.2 Understand and articulate value
    3. 5.3 Prioritize value
    4. 5.4 Improve value
    5. 5.5 Quantify value
    6. 5.6 Monitor improvements in value
    7. 5.7 Learn lessons
  14. 6 Environment: responding to external and internal influences
    1. 6.1 External factors
    2. 6.2 Internal factors
    3. 6.3 Portfolio considerations
    4. 6.4 Programme considerations
    5. 6.5 Project considerations
    6. 6.6 Operational considerations
  15. 7 Embedding MoV into an organization
    1. 7.1 Introducing an MoV policy
    2. 7.2 Roles and responsibilities
    3. 7.3 Setting up a plan for implementing the policy
    4. 7.4 Introducing training
    5. 7.5 Study leader’s handbook
    6. 7.6 Data capture and feedback
    7. 7.7 Monitoring and measuring the benefits
    8. 7.8 Overcoming barriers to embedding MoV
    9. 7.9 Avoiding failure
  16. Appendix A: Document checklists
    1. A.1 Briefing meeting agenda
    2. A.2 Communications checklist
    3. A.3 Equipment list for an effective study/workshop
    4. A.4 Invitation to join the study team
    5. A.5 Option evaluation matrix
    6. A.6 Plan the study
    7. A.7 Recording idea selection
    8. A.8 Reporting study outputs
    9. A.9 Scoping the study
    10. A.10 Study or workshop handbook
    11. A.11 Value-improving proposal forms
    12. A.12 Value improvement tracking report
  17. Appendix B: Toolbox
  18. Appendix C: Health check
    1. C.1 Purpose
    2. C.2 Process
    3. C.3 Framework
  19. Appendix D: Maturity and competence
    1. D.1 Introduction
    2. D.2 Process improvement
    3. D.3 Definition
    4. D.4 Purpose
    5. D.5 Structure
    6. D.6 Use and deployment
    7. D.7 Individual competence models
  20. Glossary
  21. Index

Product information

  • Title: Management of Value
  • Author(s): AXELOS
  • Release date: November 2010
  • Publisher(s): TSO
  • ISBN: 9780113312788