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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™ Practitioner Course?

The Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Course is for individuals who have already completed the Foundation Course and want to learn how to apply the principles of Business Case Management in real-world scenarios. This training course is especially beneficial for these professionals:

  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Finance Professionals
  • Procurement Professionals
  • Change Managers

Prerequisites of the Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Course

As a prerequisite of this course, delegates must have passed the Better Business Cases™ Foundation Examination and gained the associated certificate.

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™ Practitioner Training Course?

  • Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Better Business Cases™ Practitioner Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Better Business Cases Practitioner Exam Information

The Better Business Cases™ Practitioner exam delves into advanced Better Business Cases™ methodology, equipping learners with skills to craft and evaluate strategic, value-focused business cases. 

  • Question Type: Objective Testing  
  • Total Questions: 4 (each question is worth 20 marks) 
  • Total Marks: 80 Marks   
  • Pass Mark: 50%, or 40/80 Marks 
  • Duration: 2 ½ hours 
  • Open Book/ Closed Book: Open Book

Benefits of online exams include:

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

After completing 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 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.

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The city of Wakefield is located in county of West Yorkshire in the north of England. Wakefield city has an approximate population of 77,000 residents. The city is around 9 miles southeast of Leeds and around 28 miles southwest of York. The unemployment rate for Wakefield currently stands at just over 6%. This is slightly lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. Wakefield is home to the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School which is an all-boys independent, public school. The school has both Senior and Junior schools attached as well as the nearby Wakefield Girls' High School and its Junior School. The nursery and pre-prep department of Mulberry House is also part of the foundation. Wakefield has a variety of other schools including St Mary's, St John's,  St Austin's Catholic School, Pinders Primary School, and Wakefield College.

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Better Business Cases Training | Better Business Cases Practitioner Training in Wakefield FAQs

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 training fees for Better Business Cases™ Practitioner certification in Wakefield starts from £1995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Better Business Cases™ Practitioner.
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