Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation

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Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation

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Better Business Cases™ (BBC) is a systematic and objective approach to all stages of the business case development process that is aligned to HM Treasury’s Green Book guidance. The BBC™ certifications are based on The Five Case Model, the UK governme[...]

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About The Course

Better Business Cases™ (BBC) is a systematic and objective approach to all stages of the business case development process that is aligned to HM Treasury’s Green Book guidance. The BBC™ certifications are based on The Five Case Model, the UK government’s best practice approach to preparing spending proposals and supporting effective business decisions, which provides a step-by-step guide to developing a strong business case. The BBC™ enables organisations to reduce unnecessary spending and improve the decision making process, therefore providing them a greater chance of securing required funding and support for their initiatives.

Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation certification will equip you with the knowledge required to work effective with a team to develop a strong business case. It will enable you to improve your business case development skills, required for any manager and/or director. The course will enable you to gain the knowledge of an established and proven methodology that can be applied at both macro and micro (strategic and tactical) levels. The accredited Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation e-learning course fully prepares you for the foundation examination. It is broken into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention.

Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation certification is aimed at current and aspiring professionals with responsibility of developing a business case for investment. This includes: project / programme /portfolio team members, managers, directors; business change and benefits managers / directors, Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), as well as professionals from other disciplines who are involved in the scrutiny and review of investment proposals within their organisation. The Foundation certification is also an entry requirement for the Practitioner certification.

Entry Requirements

You do not need any qualifications or work experience to start the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation course.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation e-learning course you should be able to:
• understand the philosophy and underlying rationale of the Five Case Model,
• understand 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,
• understand the development of the business case in relation to other recognized and recommended best practice for programme and project management

Duration

Course access duration is 12 months.
Approximate study time required – 20 hours.

APMG InternationalOfficial Exam & Accreditation

The Accreditation body is the APMG International.

Examination –
• computer-based exam format, taken online via Online Proctoring (webcam, microphone and valid ID required). Further information available here,
• consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions. Pass mark score is 25 out of 50 available (50%),
• examination duration – 40 minutes,
• closed book exam.

There is no re-certification requirement; the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation is a lifetime certification.

If the full package is purchased that includes official examination, please contact SkillPoint when you are ready to take your exam and we will send you full instructions on how to book your exam within 48 hours. Please note the exam must be taken within 12 months of purchase and all course modules need to be completed and assessments passed prior to this stage.

Further Study and Career Options

An improved skill set will enable you to qualify for positions with responsibility of developing a business case for investment and those involved in the scrutiny and review of investment proposals. Adding Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation to your CV proves you possess the knowledge required to work effective with a team to develop a strong business case.

Professionals in the following job roles use the BBC™ approach: project / programme /portfolio team members, managers, directors; business change and benefits managers / directors, Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), as well as professionals from other disciplines who are involved in the scrutiny and review of investment proposals within their organisation.

On successful completion of this course you could progress on to the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Practitioner certification to expand your business case development skills and job prospects further. Also you could progress to AgilePM® Foundation certification in order to learn how to apply the agile methodology to your work.

Please get in touch with SkillPoint advisor who will discuss your current situation and will provide the advice and guidance to help you create your own tailored learning journey.

About The Course

Better Business Cases™ (BBC) is a systematic and objective approach to all stages of the business case development process that is aligned to HM Treasury’s Green Book guidance. The BBC™ certifications are based on The Five Case Model, the UK government’s best practice approach to preparing spending proposals and supporting effective business decisions, which provides a step-by-step guide to developing a strong business case. The BBC™ enables organisations to reduce unnecessary spending and improve the decision making process, therefore providing them a greater chance of securing required funding and support for their initiatives.

Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation certification will equip you with the knowledge required to work effective with a team to develop a strong business case. It will enable you to improve your business case development skills, required for any manager and/or director. The course will enable you to gain the knowledge of an established and proven methodology that can be applied at both macro and micro (strategic and tactical) levels. The accredited Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation e-learning course fully prepares you for the foundation examination. It is broken into bite-size sessions, combining leading-edge multimedia and interactive exercises for optimum enjoyment and knowledge retention.

Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation certification is aimed at current and aspiring professionals with responsibility of developing a business case for investment. This includes: project / programme /portfolio team members, managers, directors; business change and benefits managers / directors, Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), as well as professionals from other disciplines who are involved in the scrutiny and review of investment proposals within their organisation. The Foundation certification is also an entry requirement for the Practitioner certification.

Entry Requirements

You do not need any qualifications or work experience to start the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation course.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation e-learning course you should be able to:
• understand the philosophy and underlying rationale of the Five Case Model,
• understand 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,
• understand the development of the business case in relation to other recognized and recommended best practice for programme and project management

Duration

Course access duration is 12 months.
Approximate study time required – 20 hours.

APMG InternationalOfficial Exam & Accreditation

The Accreditation body is the APMG International.

Examination –
• computer-based exam format, taken online via Online Proctoring (webcam, microphone and valid ID required). Further information available here,
• consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions. Pass mark score is 25 out of 50 available (50%),
• examination duration – 40 minutes,
• closed book exam.

There is no re-certification requirement; the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation is a lifetime certification.

If the full package is purchased that includes official examination, please contact SkillPoint when you are ready to take your exam and we will send you full instructions on how to book your exam within 48 hours. Please note the exam must be taken within 12 months of purchase and all course modules need to be completed and assessments passed prior to this stage.

Further Study and Career Options

An improved skill set will enable you to qualify for positions with responsibility of developing a business case for investment and those involved in the scrutiny and review of investment proposals. Adding Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Foundation to your CV proves you possess the knowledge required to work effective with a team to develop a strong business case.

Professionals in the following job roles use the BBC™ approach: project / programme /portfolio team members, managers, directors; business change and benefits managers / directors, Senior Responsible Owners (SROs), as well as professionals from other disciplines who are involved in the scrutiny and review of investment proposals within their organisation.

On successful completion of this course you could progress on to the Better Business Cases™ (BBC) Practitioner certification to expand your business case development skills and job prospects further. Also you could progress to AgilePM® Foundation certification in order to learn how to apply the agile methodology to your work.

Please get in touch with SkillPoint advisor who will discuss your current situation and will provide the advice and guidance to help you create your own tailored learning journey.

Got a question? Please call our Support Team on +44 (0) 203 764 9422 or email info@skillpoint.uk.com