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Better Business Cases Foundation and Practitioner Online Training Course

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Better Business Cases Foundation and Practitioner Online Training Course® Video.

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OVERVIEW

  • Better Business Cases™ Online

    Better Business Cases™ Online is a systematic and objective approach to all stages of the business case development process that sits alongside and complements the HM Treasury’s Green Book guidance.

    The online course and examination are based on The Five Case Model, the UK government’s best practice approach to planning spending proposals and enabling effective business decisions. This provides a step-by-step guide to developing a business case, by:

    • Establishing a clear need for intervention - a case for change
    • Setting clear objectives - what you want to achieve from the investment
    • Considering a wide range of potential solutions - ensuring an optimal balance of benefits, cost and risk
    • Putting the arrangements in place to successfully deliver the proposal

    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

    In addition, delegates will be required to complete a MINIMUM of 1 hour of homework each evening.

    Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites required prior to attending this course.

    Who is the course for?

    The course is relevant to those responsible for developing and producing spending proposals or their assessment and approval; in particular:

    • Accounting Officers - responsible for delivering public value;
    • Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), Programme Directors and Project Managers, responsible for successful delivery;
    • Directors of Finance, procurement and planning, responsible for the forward planning and prioritization of spending proposals;
    • Members of approvals and management boards with responsibility for scrutinizing or approving spending proposals.

    What will I learn?

    • The importance of the business case
    • Types of business cases
    • The Five Case model
    • An improved understanding of the Better Business Case process
    • Understanding of an established and proven methodology which can be applied at both strategic (macro) and tactical (micro) level
    • Core business competency for any manager or director

    Course Outline

    • Strategic Outline Programme (SOP) for policy, regulation and grants programmes.
    • The Business Case Development from the Strategic Outline Case (SOC) to the Outline Business Case (OBC) to the Full Business Case (FBC) for major projects.
    • Business Justification Case (BJC) for minor spending proposals.
    • The 10 step delivery process.
    • The key roles in the business case development.

    Each course has time for discussions and group exercises giving you the chance to discuss your own projects and how the BBC course can be adopted and adapted to your organisation.

    Foundation Level
    The purpose of the foundation certification is to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the guidance to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a team to develop a business case using the Five Case Model.

    Examination Format

    • Multiple Choice
    • 50 questions
    • 25 marks or more required to pass (out of 50 available) - 50%
    • 40 minutes duration
    • Closed book.

    Practitioner Level
    The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm whether you have achieved sufficient understanding of the theory and application of the Five Case Model to allow them to effectively develop and produce a business case. A successful Practitioner candidate should be able to start applying the model to a real project.

    Examination Format

    • 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).

FAQs

    • What are the pre-requisites?

    • Who should attend?

    • How many hours is this online course?

    • Does this online course include an examination?

    • How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

      If you purchase the course online, you’ll receive your welcome pack immediately after making the payment.If you purchase the course through one of our learning advisors on call, your account will be set up within 1 business working day.
    • Do you offer support for this online course?

      We are able to provide support via phone and email, prior to booking, during and after the online course.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

    • The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
    • Pre-Course Material
    • Exams
    • Certificates

EXAMINATIONS

  • Foundation Level
    The purpose of the foundation certification is to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding of the guidance to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a team to develop a business case using the Five Case Model.

    Examination Format

    • Multiple Choice
    • 50 questions
    • 25 marks or more required to pass (out of 50 available) - 50%
    • 40 minutes duration
    • Closed book.

    Practitioner Level
    The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm whether you have achieved sufficient understanding of the theory and application of the Five Case Model to allow them to effectively develop and produce a business case. A successful Practitioner candidate should be able to start applying the model to a real project.

    Examination Format

    • 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).

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • This section will help you understand if your computer and internet are compatible to run the online training course on our eLearning platform and get your final certification exam proctored with ProctorU.

     

    Minimum

    Recommended

    Web Camera

    640 x 480 resolution

    1280 x 720 resolution

    Microphone

    Yes, a functional one

    N/A

    PC Users

    Windows XP

    Windows 7

    Mac Users

    Mac OS X or higher

    Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

    Internet Download Speed

    0.768 Mbps

    1.5 Mbps

    Internet Upload Speed

    0.348 Mbps

    1.5 Mbps

    RAM

    1024 MB

    2 GB

    Screen Resolution

    1280 X 768 resolution

    1280 X 768 resolution

    Browser

    Internet Explorer 9.0 onwards

     

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    Adobe Flash
    Adobe Shockwave

     

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