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Our Better Business Cases Training Team delivers APMG-accredited Better Business Cases™ training, helping you 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 Microsoft 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.

Better Business Cases 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 three-day course including the examination (14 continuous professional development (CPD) hours).

– Practitioner Course: Priced 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 Microsoft 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.

Better Business Cases training dates

Better Business Cases TM Foundation Course DatesBetter Business Cases TM Practitioner Course Dates
6 – 8 Aug 202413 – 16 Aug 2024
20-22 Aug 202410 – 13 Sept 2024
17 – 19 Sept 20248 – 11 Oct 2024
1 – 3 Oct 20245-8 Nov 2024
15-17 Oct 202426 -29 Nov 2024
12-14 Nov 2024
Training dates schedule

Bite Size training dates

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)4 – 5 Sept 2024
4 -5 Dec 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 
– 1 day (5 hours CPD)
– 2 days can be arranged subject to demand (8 hours CPD)
30 August 2024 (1 day)
3 Dec 2024 (1 day)
25 – 26 Sept 2024 (2 day)
£100 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 1-day course.
£175 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 2-day course
Financial Appraisal and Capital Investment Guidance Masterclass (3 hours CPD)6 Sept 2024
6 Dec 2024
£50 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for a 3-hour course    
Business Case Writing Skills for Small Value Schemes Masterclass (5 hours CPD) 24 Sept 2024       £100 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 1-day course.
Two Day Assurance (9 hours CPD)21 – 22 Oct 2024       £175 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 2-day course.
Post Project Evaluation
– 1 day (5 hours CPD)
27 Sept 2024£100 (+ VAT where applicable) per delegate for the 1-day course.

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. To secure your place, please get in touch at mlcsu.nhsenglandbbc@nhs.net.

Spaces are limited, ensuring a focused and interactive learning experience. Please contact mlcsu.nhsenglandbitesize@nhs.net to book places.

Watch our video for a more in-depth understanding of what we offer

Having trained more than 2,000 delegates, our team of business case experts is here to guide you. This short video gives you an overview of our better business cases and bite-size courses and how the training helps individuals and organisations successfully adopt best practices when developing business cases and spending proposals. 

Digital transformation

For support with digital change projects, our Digital Transformation team specialise in all aspects of digital transformation (big system or using digital as an enabler for clinical transformation) and this often starts with helping organisations to identify and obtain funding for the change project or programme. For further information, please get in touch.

Change management

NHS Midlands and Lancashire’s Business Cases Training Team is working together with the Healthcare Project and Change Association to support professional development. If you are interested in change management, please visit the Healthcare Project Change Association website.

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