Creating Effective Business Cases
This course will provide an introduction to the business case development process.
This is a one-day programme designed to equip participants with a better understanding of the key elements of a business case, and how they can use this knowledge to improve the quality and robustness of business cases in their areas.
The course will consider the creation of business cases for procurement, infrastructure and business change projects.
Apart from authoring, topics covered will also include review, sustainability and evaluation of business cases and the projects that flow from them, including the need for effective management and governance and stakeholder engagement.
At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each participant gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.
This course will draw upon current best practices including the
Participants will be invited to discuss their own past and current projects.
The training will incorporate two or more videos that demonstrate business case failure followed by a discussion on the issues raised
Participants will consider the features of a business case that are essential when seeking to
Middle managers, project managers and anybody who may be asked to manage an author or review a business case. The approach being trained is considered to be best practice and is suitable for all those in the public and third sectors or for anybody in a civil society organisation seeking governmental funding.
Participants will be able to
10:00 - 16:00
£625 + VAT
Civil Service College, Westminster, London
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Maurice Diamond is a thought leader, senior executive, economist, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and PFM Practitioner with extensive UK and international experience. In particular, Maurice’s career has focussed on leading change in public and third-sector organisations with the key objective being to improve stewardship in the public sector.Read Bio
Maurice Diamond is a thought leader, senior executive, economist, and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and PFM Practitioner with extensive UK and international experience.
In particular, Maurice’s career has focussed on leading change in public and third-sector organisations with the key objective being to improve stewardship in the public sector. Amongst other skills, Maurice has substantial experience in project management, business case development, public procurement and PPP.
He has advised on complex procurements in the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia covering institution building through transactional advice and monitoring and evaluation and has used this experience to provide coaching, awareness, education, public lectures and training on complex procurements for senior civil servants and ministers. Maurice is a recognised expert on PPPs and led a UNCEFACT project group authoring a recommendation on PPP in trade facilitation.
Maurice has been awarded three prestigious procurement awards, including a gold award for innovation in Procurement from the Management Consultancy Association. Maurice is accredited to deliver the APMG World Bank-sponsored CP3P qualification.
Amongst other agencies, Maurice has worked for USAID, PEPFAR, SMCS (Supply Chain Management Systems), UKAID (FCDO), World Bank and its agencies such as the IFC.
Maurice has experience working in over 25 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America and central, south and southeast Asia and has delivered training online to participants in many more.
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