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Better Business Cases Foundation

This course gives delegates the knowledge needed to be able to develop a Business Case, including a detailed, step-by-step guide. It provides the framework, tools and techniques to ensure effective decision making during the consideration of costs and risks associated with an investment.

The Better Business Cases Foundation qualification is suitable for all individuals that need to prepare business cases, in the public and private sector. It includes anyone who needs to convince their colleagues or superiors of the rationale behind a suggested investment, making the proposal look more professional and increasing its chances of approval and wider stakeholder engagement.

The course combines a mixture of trainer led and practical sessions, delivered by an experienced trainer who has firsthand knowledge of Better Business Cases.


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course Participants will be able to:

  • Gain a broad and complete understanding of how to prepare a Business Case using the Five Case Model
  • Acquire the necessary knowledge to undertake the APMG Better Business Cases Foundation examination

Course Content

Highly practical and participative, this workshop aims to enable delegates to develop the fundamental skills of Better Business Cases and to increase their knowledge and understanding of:

  • The key facts, terms and concepts relating to the Five Case Model, including the Strategic Case, Economic Case, Commercial Case, Financial Case, Management Case
  • The key stages in the development of a spending proposal
  • How the 5 Cases are developed, incl. the steps and the responsibilities involved
  • How to apply and tailor the relevant aspects for each Case


  • Course materials
  • Training certificate

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