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Building a Credible Business Case

Do you need to develop the foundational skills to develop business cases?


Do you develop business cases for your department or agency?

Would your work benefit from an understanding of the foundational skills to develop business cases which meet the requirements of the NSW Treasury Business Case Template and submission for a Gateway Review?

If you want your business cases to follow best practice and sound financial management principles, this course is for you.


You will leave this course with the foundational skills to develop business cases which meet the requirements of the NSW Treasury Business Case Template.

You will explore the steps in developing a business case from a strategic view of the problem or opportunity, how to evaluate options, and ensure coverage of key business case success factors.

You will also explore case studies and examples from the public sector, and understand what is needed to effectively communicate your business case to your stakeholders.

You will finish this course knowing you can:

  • understand the requirements of, and connection between, business case guidelines and the NSW Gateway Review Process Policy.
  • assemble a business case by drawing on appropriate sources of information.
  • estimate the outlays required to resource the proposal.
  • prepare a cost-benefit analysis.
  • identify risks and develop risk management programs.
  • prepare a business plan that meets stakeholder requirements.
  • develop an implementation plan for the business case.


NSW Public Sector Commission Capability Framework

Building a credible business case is for people at the Advanced to Highly advanced levels and you will develop the following capabilities:

  • Business enablers: Finance
  • People management: Optimise business outcomes
The course is also mapped to IPAA’s working in the NSW government topic area.


Course Details

This course is scheduled to demand.

If you are an individual, register your interest below and you will be notified when the next cohort is scheduled.

If you have a group of 5 or more, register your interest below for an in-house course and our Learning team will contact you.

Be at your best, for NSW.
Register now to secure your spot.

One day course  Professional Member:  $745.00 Affiliate Member:  $850.00 Non-member:  $965.00

Register your Interest

How many people do you have interested doing this course?

Individual (1-4 people)  Group (5 or more people)


Sponsor acknowledgement
This event is presented with support from our partner/s
Full Day Course Professional Member: $745.00 Affiliate Member: $850.00 Non-member: $965.00

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