Develop an effective business case

Develop an effective business case
To enrol into this course please navigate to the Upcoming courses page on the IPAA NSW website and search to see if the course is available. If there are no available courses please contact the IPAA NSW Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.

This course is also available for in-house delivery. For more information please contact the Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au for a quote.


Course Overview


This interactive one-day workshop follows the NSW Government business case guidelines (TPP 18-06). Through the course you will learn how to ensure your business case recommendation is evidence-based and meets the identified need and objectives. This is a stand-alone course, that is designed to complement the Cost Benefit Analysis courses.

Learning Outcomes


  • How to define the need and the objectives for the business case
  • How to ensure strategic alignment of your business case
  • How to appropriately engage with stakeholders
  • Developing strategic responses to address the need
  • What to consider when developing a cost benefit analysis
  • Understand the role of risk management in a business case
  • How selecting and test the preferred option
  • How to write a compelling business case

NSW Public Sector Framework Capabilities


This course is targeted at Adept to Advanced level. The following behaviours from the framework are covered:

Results: Think and Solve Problems

  • Undertake objective, critical analysis to draw accurate conclusions that recognise and manage contextual issues.
  • Work through issues, weigh up and identify the most effective solutions.
  • Take account of the wider business context when considering options to resolve issues.
  • Explore a range of possibilities and creative alternatives to contribute to systems, process and business improvements.

Results: Deliver Results

  • Investigate and create opportunities to enhance the achievement of organisational objectives.

Business Enablers: Finance

  • Make decisions and prepare business cases paying due regard to financial considerations.

Business Enablers: Project management

  • Prepare scope and business cases for more ambiguous or complex projects including cost and resource impacts.


Enquiries: For more information on our learning programs, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.
Where
NSW AUSTRALIA
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment must be made either in full online at the time of confirming purchase or 14 days from the date of the invoice.
Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. 

Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event running — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 5–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–5 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 7–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–6 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, 100% of the event fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty, provided that nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days before course/event start date; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
Penalties may be waived in exceptional circumstances, work commitments do not count as exceptional circumstances.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration will be refunded. 


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