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Enhance your business case skills with our accredited training

Enhance your business case skills with our accredited training

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Are you looking to advance your expertise in business case development? 

The NHS England Business Case Training Team, now hosted by NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU (MLCSU), is excited to offer the APMG-accredited Better Business Cases™ Training. This is your chance to gain in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the HM Treasury Better Business Cases™ methodology.

Why join our training?

Our training sessions are meticulously designed to offer a comprehensive learning experience. Delivered entirely online via MS Teams, our courses utilise a mix of direct teaching, engaging exercises, real-life challenges, and insightful case studies. This approach ensures a rich, interactive learning environment, perfect for professionals seeking to deepen their understanding and practical application of business case development.

Training details:

– Foundation Course: Priced at £450 (+VAT where applicable), this course lays the groundwork for understanding the core principles of business case development. This is a 3-day course including the examination (14 continuous professional development (CPD) hours).

– Practitioner Course: At £525 (+VAT where applicable), this advanced course delves deeper, equipping you with the skills to proficiently apply the methodology in your work. This is a 3.5-day course including the examination (14 CPD hours).

Certification and Digital Badge: Our training provides a candidate-focused wrap-around approach, with additional support or coaching when required, combined with the APMG examination which we book for you and invigilate ourselves using MS teams. The certificate is an internationally recognised qualification from the accrediting body, APMG and a valuable addition to your professional credentials. Please note that a pass in the foundation examination is a pre-requisite for entry to the practitioner level.

Who should attend?

Our training is ideal for professionals involved in decision-making, senior responsible officers, project management and team members, finance, or strategic planning clinical leads or specialist advisors, as well as anyone keen on mastering the art of crafting compelling business cases.

Training dates:

Better Business Cases TM Foundation Course DatesBetter Business Cases TM Practitioner Course Dates
16 – 18 April 20249 April – 12 April 2024
30 April -2 May 202423 April – 26 April 2024
21 – 23 May 202414 May – 17 May 2024
11-13 June 20244 – 8 June 2024
18-20 June 202425 – 28 June 2024
Training dates schedule

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your professional skills with our expert-led Better Business Cases™ Training. We will guide you through this journey of professional growth and success.

Bite-size training courses

Bite Size Training CoursesCourse DatesPrice
Comprehensive Investment Appraisal Model – 2 days (8 hours CPD) including Q&A with DHSC economists (9 hours CPD)Or 1 day can be arranged subject to demand (5 hours CPD)6 & 7 March 2024 £175 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the DHSC Economist 2-day course£100 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 1-day course.
Benefits Management and Realisation (5 hours CPD)5 March 2024       £100 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 1-day course.
Financial Appraisal and Capital Investment Guidance Masterclass (3 hours CPD)9 Feb 2024
8 March 2024
£50 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for a 3-hour course    
Business Case Writing Skills for Small Value Schemes Masterclass (5 hours CPD) Scheduled to meet demand (please continue to apply)       £100 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 1-day course.
2-Day Assurance (9 hours CPD)Scheduled to meet demand (please continue to apply)       £175 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 2-day course.

How to register: Spaces are limited, ensuring a focused and interactive learning experience. To secure your place, please get in touch with us at mlcsu.nhsenglandbbc@nhs.net.

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