Our Better Business Cases Foundation & Practitioner blended learning course provides you with everything you need to create the ultimate business case using the five case model. Learn through a combination of interactive multimedia e-learning and a three-day workshop.
Better Business Cases™ is a systematic and objective approach to all stages of the business case development process that sits alongside, and complements, HM Treasury’s Green Book guidance.
The purpose of the Foundation qualification 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. The purpose of the Practitioner qualification is to confirm that you have sufficient understanding of the theory and application of the Five Case Model to allow you to effectively develop and produce a business case. A successful Practitioner candidate should be able to start applying the model to a real project.
The Foundation qualification is also a pre-requisite for the Practitioner qualification.
The blended learning course format is as follows:
There are no formal pre-requisites for the Foundation qualification however in order to sit the Practitioner exam you must hold the Foundation qualification.
By the end of this learning you should understand the structure and key terminology of the model. Specifically:
BBC Foundation e-learning
BBC Practitioner three-day workshop
By the end of the Practitioner course you should be able to apply and understand how to tailor the Five Case Model effectively to the development of a business case within an organisation environment supporting the approach. The Practitioner exam will take place at the end of day three.
The course is relevant to those responsible for developing and producing spending proposals or their assessment and approval; in particular:
The BBC Foundation exam must be taken online via web proctor and pass confirmation received prior to attending your workshop (must be taken within 12 months of purchase).
The BBC Practitioner exam will take place at the end of your three-day workshop (must be taken within 12 months of purchase).
You must have passed the Foundation qualification in order to sit the Practitioner examination. The format of the Practitioner exam is as follows: