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etc.venues Moorgate Bonhill House

Business Case Basics

Discover how to write a clear and compelling case for change in this introductory one-day course.

Business Case Basics
Business Case Basics

Time & Location

Time is TBD

etc.venues Moorgate Bonhill House, Bonhill House, 1-3 Bonhill St, Shoreditch, London EC2A 4BX, UK

About the event

Ideal for commissioners of complex services and procurement professionals seeking to more effectively manage their projects, this one-day course teaches project management skills in the context of the commissioning cycle.  Designed specifically to meet the needs of the modern commissioning or procurement professional, this programme covers the key skills needed at each stage of the commissioning cycle and procurement process, from identification of need to management of supplier(s).

This course is suitable for anyone involved in commissioning or procurement activities, whether or not they have a project management qualification or experience.

Course Outcomes

  1. Understand the difference between an options appraisal and a business case
  2. Understand the key elements that make up a business case
  3. Know how to baseline your current situation – the ‘as-is’
  4. Understand how to identify your key stakeholders and engage them in the process
  5. Know how to set objectives and critical success factors
  6. Be aware of the key tools to evaluate your business case and anticipate risks
  7. A business case template and confidence to apply this to your future projects

About the Trainer: Ed Gurney

Ed Gurney is a transformation programme manager with 12 years’ experience of developing and implementing business cases in the public sector. He has led projects and programmes for back-office and frontline services, from property services to adult social care. In his current role as Business Change Programme Manager for Thames Valley Police, he is responsible for a multi-million pound portfolio of digital transformation projects.


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