Better Business Cases training and certification is based on the ‘Five Case Model’ – the UK government’s best practice approach to developing spending proposals and enabling effective business decisions.

It is a course that has been very popular with the public sector and as such has become a great addition to any project practitioner looking to improve their knowledge and skills in creating better business cases.

 

Why should I take the course?

PMO practitioners working in more senior roles have chosen the Better Business Cases course to help them better support senior executives and delivery managers by improving their best practice knowledge in business case creation.

It has become increasingly common for those PMO practitioners working in Portfolio Offices and enterprise-level PMOs to offer business case development as a service.

The Better Business Cases course features the Five Case Model – strategic, economic, commercial, financial and management – and focuses on the different types of business cases. Crucially, the course covers how to develop robust business cases.

Better Business CasesFor PMO practitioners with minimal exposure to business cases, the Foundation level of this course is sufficient to equip you with the knowledge you need to understand business cases and their development.

The course, accredited by APMG is based on the HM Treasury Business Case Guidance, which specifically focuses on developing project business cases within the public sector.

The materials can be accessed via the government website

For those looking for formal accreditation. the Foundation and Practitioner courses are available to take online now.

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How do I take this course?

This course is provided via eLearning. You will receive login details to access the course materials and lessons, you then take the course, learning at your own pace.

The price also includes the exam. An exam voucher will be issued to you and you can take the exam whenever you are ready. Exams are proctored, which means they can be booked and carried out remotely. You will need a PC/laptop with webcam in order to take the exam. Instructions on how to book your exam will be sent to you.

To get the ball rolling, enrol on the course and start learning today.

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Is Better Business Cases well recognised?

Predominately within the public sector yes. If your PMO role includes business case support as a service within this sector, there will be a distinct advantage for you having the certification.

 

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Will it teach me what I need to know about business cases?

Although it is a UK government approach to business case development, the guidance and subsequent training have been taken up by project practitioners across all kinds of industry. It is a comprehensive course and the only one that focuses on the project environment.

If you’re looking for training in this area and need robust training, consider taking both the Foundation and Practitioner levels.

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Find out more from UK government

Better Business CasesWithin the UK central government, Better Business Cases and the Five Case Model are found within the Green Book.

You will also find business case guidance for projects, programmes, Agile projects plus templates and checklists.

Visit the website.

 

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