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Better Business Cases Practitioner course

Choose Better Business Cases Practitioner training helps you learn to apply the ‘Five Case Model’.

Better Business Cases Practitioner training and certification helps you to learn to apply the ‘Five Case Model’ – HM Treasury’s best practice approach for developing spending proposals and enabling effective decision-making.

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Qualification:
Better Business Cases Practitioner
Exam:
Included
Manual:
Included
Certified by:
APMG
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Better Business Cases Practitioner benefits

The benefits of gaining Better Business Cases Practitioner certification are:

  • You will be able to provide a structured and objective approach to developing spending proposals, which can lead to better decision-making and investment in initiatives that have a greater chance of success.
  • You can help organisations create proposals that are more accurate and effective in securing funding.
  • You will be able to apply the Five Case Model to support the production of a business case.
  • You can demonstrate expertise in developing spending proposals and thus help advance your careers in project or programme management, finance, or other roles that involve developing spending proposals.

Better Business Cases Practitioner training includes

Both Practitioner (with Foundation) courses and Better Business Cases Practitioner courses includes the following:

  • Accredited training materials (classroom materials for instruction-led courses, and interactive online materials for self-paced courses).
  • Official exams.
  • Sample exams.
  • Digital copies of: HM Treasury guidance: Guide To Developing the Project Business Case; Guide To Developing the Programme Business Case; The Green Book.
Better Business Cases Practitioner training courses- details

Better Business Cases Practitioner details

Who should study for Better Business Cases Practitioner?

A Better Business Cases Practitioner classroom course or Better Business Cases Practitioner online course is suitable for any of the following:

  • Anyone needing an overall understanding of developing a business case.
  • Anyone needing an overall understanding of HM Treasury’s ‘Five Case Model’.
  • Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), programme directors, project managers, and anyone else involved with delivering programmes or projects.
  • Project managers, project team members and specialist advisers tasked with delivering a business case for investment.
  • Those involved in scrutinising or reviewing investment proposals.

Course times

Instructor-led courses

  • 2 days: 09:00am – 17:00pm (Practitioner).
  • 4 days: 09:00am – 17:00pm (Practitioner (with Foundation)).
  • Homework: 1-2 hours per night with 3-4 hours of reading prior to the course.

Self-paced online courses

  • Self-study time required: 15 hours (Practitioner).
  • Self-study time required: 27 hours (Practitioner (with Foundation)).
  • Course access duration: 12 months.
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Better Business Cases Practitioner course

Learning outcomes

Practitioner

Better Business Cases Practitioner training builds upon the knowledge gained at Foundation level to provide students with an understanding of:

  • How to apply the ‘Five Case’ model to support the production of a business case.
  • The development lifecycle of a business case and the relationships between the five cases.

Practitioner (with Foundation)

Better Business Cases Practitioner (with Foundation) training provides students with an understanding of:

  • Different business cases as described within the ‘Five Case Model’.
  • Who is responsible for a business case.
  • When a business case is developed.
  • The ‘Five Case’ model: Strategic Case, Economic Case, Commercial Case, Financial Case, Management Case.
  • The development lifecycle of a business case and the relationships between the five cases.
  • How to apply the Five Case Model to support the production of a business case.

Curriculum

Practitioner (with Foundation)

The Practitioner (with Foundation) course covers the following topics:

  • The structure and key terminology of the Five Case Model.
  • Philosophy and underlying rationale of the Five Case Model.
  • Different types of business case, their purpose, who is responsible for them and when they are required in the development of a spending proposal.
  • The development of the business case in relation to other recognised and recommended best practice for programme and project management.
  • The development lifecycle of a business case and the relationships between the five cases.
  • Learn to apply and understand how to tailor the Five Case Model effectively when developing a business case within an organisation supporting the approach.
  • Learn to apply the steps in the business case development framework, to support the production of a business case, using the Five Case Model, for a given scenario.

Practitioner

The Practitioner course covers the following topics:

  • The development lifecycle of a business case and the relationships between the five cases.
  • Learn to apply and understand how to tailor the Five Case Model effectively when developing a business case within an organisation supporting the approach.
  • Learn to apply the steps in the business case development framework, to support the production of a business case, using the Five Case Model, for a given scenario.
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Better Business Cases Practitioner self-paced learning

The self-paced Better Business Cases Practitioner online course has been designed with the latest web technologies, so it works on Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android. It is fully responsive, and fits any device and screen size – desktop, tablet and mobile. No browser plugins or installation files are required.

Best practice design

Like all our online courses, the Better Business Cases Practitioner online course has been designed using the latest best practices in elearning.

Some competitors develop online learning cheaply by filming a trainer in a classroom. We don’t think that is a good way to help students learn, nor does it engage learners.

Our courses are highly interactive, and exercises have been designed to aid a deeper level of understanding, leading to longer-lasting learning.

We are confident that our elearning will help you gain an understanding of Better Business Cases that you can sit your Practitioner exam with confidence.

Benefits of elearning

Online self-paced Practitioner course is ideal for busy people. Using self-paced online learning rather than attending classroom training there are some key benefits:

  • Saves you time – there’s no need to travel to a course venue or exam centre because you can take your Better Business Cases Practitioner exam online.
  • Saves you money – the price of our Better Business Cases online Practitioner course is very competitive and includes the exam so there are no extra costs.
  • Flexible schedule – you can study for your Better Business Cases Practitioner where and when you want – you only need internet access.
  • Flexible delivery – you can study on any device – even on your mobile whilst on the move!
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Better Business Cases Practitioner exam

Practitioner exam

The Better Business Cases Practitioner exam is taken within one year of taking an instructor-led course, or within one year of purchasing an online self-paced course.

  • Style: Objective testing.
  • Questions: 4 questions per paper, with 20 marks available per question.
  • Pass mark: 50% (40/80).
  • Duration: 150 minutes.
  • Materials allowed: Open-book.
  • Prerequisites: Better Business Cases Foundation.
  • Results: Same day for online exam. 3 working days for in-person exam.

Foundation exam

Students taking the Practitioner (with Foundation) course will also need to pass the Foundation exam before proceeding to sitting their Practitioner exam.

The Foundation exam is also taken within one year of taking an instructor-led course, or within one year of purchasing an online self-paced course.

  • Style: Multiple-choice.
  • Questions: 50.
  • Pass mark: 50% (25/50).
  • Duration: 40 minutes.
  • Materials allowed: Closed-book.
  • Prerequisites: None.
  • Results: Same day for online exam. 3 working days for in-person exam.
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