Linked to KSF competencies: C1-L2, C2-L1, C4-L1, C5-L2, G2-L2, G3-L1, G4-L1, G5-L2, G6-L2
Most poor business cases fail to show the benefit or the
cost or even to discuss the issues at a level the senior manager
expects. This course enables you to identify and justify the right
decisions using business cases. You will understand how to create
business cases to explain why new developments are necessary and
useful to the organisation and service users.
You should attend this course if you have to justify your
business decisions with sound logic. It will also benefit anyone
who helps prepare business cases.
By the end of the event, the delegates will have
- a tried and tested methodology for writing business cases for
- techniques and processes needed to build a solid, justifiable
- the skills to interpret the data you collect
- practice in putting everything together in a compelling and
What the course will cover:
What makes a good business case?
- What is a Business Case?
- The importance of the business case and its key components
- Developing a bank of business cases
- Understanding options, benefits and risks in healthcare
- Risks analysis
- Options appraisals
- Quality expectations
- Making options, benefits and risks relevant to the healthcare
Aligning your ideas with local, strategic and national
- Review current NHS and local projects
- Discuss aligning delegates project ideas to a national
Evaluating business cases from within an NHS
- Group discussion and evaluation of healthcare based business
Data analysis - practice at using various techniques to
analyse your data to produce:
- Return on investment reports
- Cost benefit analyses
- Management summary
Practice writing a business case
Learn how to sell your ideas
- Key influencing techniques
- How to use language and numbers effectively
All courses are delivered onsite by a training team with experience of working in over 50 NHS Trusts, and provide key professional development skills contextualised to fit an NHS environment.