APMG - Better Business Cases™ Foundation

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

30.9.2024 (Monday)

Overview

This accelerated APMG International Better Business Cases™ Foundation certification is based on the ‘Five Case Model’ – the UK government’s best practice approach to developing spending proposals and enabling effective business decisions.

In just 2 days, you’ll learn how to:

  • Understand and apply the philosophy of the Five Case Model to business cases and other spending proposals
  • Understand different types of business cases, their purpose, who is responsible for them and when they are required
  • Understand the development lifecycle of a business case and the relationships between the five cases
    Develop effective business cases and spending proposals that appropriately scope the initiative and secure funding and management support.

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the APMG exam, and achieve your Better Business Cases™ Foundation certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get certified at twice the speed of the traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

Successful candidates will be entitled to a free Professional Assessment at Business Agility Professional Level 1 – Explorer.

"This APMG International Better Business Cases™ Foundation course is provided in conjunction with Creative Consulting and Training Ltd, an APMG accredited training organisation”.

 

“The APMG International Better Business Cases™ Foundation and Swirl Device logo is a trademark of The APM Group Limited, used under permission of The APM Group Limited. All rights reserved.”

Audience

This course is ideal for:

  • Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), Programme Directors and other Directors with responsibility for the successful delivery of programmes and projects.
  • Project Managers, Project Team members and specialist advisers tasked with delivering a business case for investment.
  • Officers involved in the scrutiny and review of investment proposals.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

  • Module 1: The philosophy and underlying rationale of the Five Case Model.

  • Module 2: The different types of business case, their purpose, who is responsible for them and when they are required in the development of a spending proposal.

  • Module 3: The development of the business case in relation to other recognized and recommended best practice for programme and project management.

Exam Track

  • At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

    Better Business Cases™ Foundation exam

  • Duration: 40 minutes duration
    Format: Multiple Choice, Closed book
  • Number of questions: 50 questions
  • Passing score: 25 marks or more required to pass (out of 50 available) - 50%

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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