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Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Course Outline

On this Better Business Cases™ Practitioner course, individuals will learn about:

  • Better Business Cases™ overview
  • Importance of the business case
  • Types of Business Cases
  • The Five Case Model
  • Business Case Development Process
  • Setting SMART objectives exercise
  • Identifying the high level of risks/benefits exercise
  • Preparing the SOC
  • Identifying CSFs exercise
  • PPM, Gateways, and workshops
  • Mitigating common causes of failure
  • Preparing the Outline Business Case
  • Identifying and assigning benefit criteria exercise
  • Multi-Criteria Analysis exercise
  • Preparing the Economic Appraisals
  • Preparing and interpreting the economic appraisal exercise
  • Identifying and apportioning risks exercise

*After completing 1 day of classroom training and successfully passing your Foundation Exam, the second day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

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Who should attend this Better Business Cases™ Training Course?

Better Business Case™ Certifications will be valuable for individuals responsible for producing spending proposals and business justifications, including:

  • Accountants
  • Accounting Officers - deliver results for the public
  • Financial Advisors
  • Senior Responsible Owners
  • Management Board Members
  • Procurement Officers

Prerequisites

You will need to have been successful at the Better Business Cases™ Foundation exam to take the Practitioner exam.

Having attended the Better Business Cases Foundation course, you will need to ensure you have with you the Welsh Government Green Book Guidance on Public Sector Business Cases Using The Five Case Model document. This will be required for the open book Practitioner exam.

Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Course Overview

This 2-day Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Course will enable individuals to plan, initiate, and deliver a business case that adheres to the Five Case Model - the HM Treasury’s best practice guidance. Whilst elevating the probability of investment through developing a thorough justification, candidates will learn how to tailor the guidance to answer potential doubts that investors have about a business case, and ensure functionality of proposed operations.

Better Business Cases™ is a strategic, methodic, and standardised approach to developing a business case that is comprehensive, accurate, and portrays the value of a change to prospective investors. Following the HM Treasury’s Green Book Guidance, in accordance with The Five Case Model, the course delineates the constituents that contribute to a persuasive business case, including comprehending the strategic, management, commercial, economic, and financial case.

The Five Case Model, the UK government’s best practice approach, helps to establish a clear step-by-step operation to developing a business case, from making intervening decisions to planning spending proposals.

The purpose of this Better Business Cases™ Practitioner course is to develop a candidate's ability to deliver a comprehensive business case, through encouraging the acquisition of expansive knowledge of the theoretical foundations of the guidance. Upon the completion of this Practitioner course, a candidate will be able to start applying the model to a real business case development project.

This Better Business Cases™ Practitioner training course is fully accredited by APMG, a world-leading examination and accreditation institution.

The following pre-course reading will be e-mailed to you as a PDF document. Please ensure you have the right software available to read/extract a PDF file. The pre-course reading takes approximately 8-10 hours to perform and consists of the following:

  1. Better Business Case®  Workbook Pre-course study
  2. Green Book Guidance On Public Sector Business Cases Using The Five Case Model

Better Business Cases™ is a trademark of Her Majesty's Treasury. All rights reserved.

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What's included in this Better Business Cases™ Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

*After completing 1 day of classroom training and successfully passing your Foundation Exam, the second day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

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Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Examination Information

This Better Business Cases Practitioner exam is:

  • Objective testing
  • 4 questions per paper, with 20 marks available per question
  • 40 marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%
  • 2 ½ hours duration
  • Open book exam (Delivering Public Value from Spending Proposals: Green Book Guidance on Public Sector Business Cases Using the Five Case Model only)

After completing 1 day of classroom training and successfully passing your Foundation Exam, the second day of this course is a flexible exam preparation day to complete at your convenience in order to prepare you to take and pass your Practitioner exam online.

We provide comprehensive support during the exam process to make the experience as simple as possible. This exam can be taken at a suitable time, subject to availability; online, anywhere.

Benefits of online exams include:

  • Proven higher pass rates
  • Quicker Results
  • Save Travel Costs
  • Flexibility
  • Convenient
  • Take your exam at your home, office, or work when you are ready

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Frequently asked questions

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Better Business Cases™ is a structured and logical approach used to justify the initiation of a business proposal or case.
Yes, all of our Better Business Cases™ training courses are accredited by APMG.
Yes, the exam is included within the course fee.
The exam consists of; Objective testing, 4 questions per paper, with 20 marks available per question, 40 marks or more required to pass (out of 80 available) - 50%, 2 ½ hours duration, and Open book exam (Delivering Public Value from Spending Proposals: Green Book Guidance on Public Sector Business Cases Using the Five Case Model only).
The price for Better Business Cases™ Practitioner certification in Australia starts from AUD1395
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