Change initiatives often fail at the first hurdle as the business case fails to convince senior management of the return on investment.
Creating effective business cases and spending
proposals is therefore critical to securing funding and management buy-in. It is important therefore that individuals have the opportunity to develop their capabilities to create, review and adapt effective business cases.
Organizations adopting this proven approach can expect a reduction in unnecessary spending and improved decision-making process, whilst project teams have a greater chance of securing necessary funding and support for change initiatives.
This Business Case course syllabus covers the following topics
To understand the lifecycle of business cases in relation to the Five Case Model.
This is an intensive five day course leading to the Better Business Cases Foundation examination on the third day.
The multiple choice, closed book exam is 40 minutes in duration and consists of 50 questions. You must obtain 50% out of the 50 available marks.
The Better Business Cases Practitioner exam which takes place on the final day and is a 2.5 hour duration complex multiple choice, 4 question with 20 marks available per question. You must obtain 50% out of the 80 available marks. Open-book (Better Business Cases Handbook only)
Depending on experience, delegates are encouraged to devote at least 20 hours of pre-course studying before attending the course. All delegates must have successfully completed the AgileBA Foundation exam before moving on to the Practitioner exam.
On completion of the course delegates will be able to: