Better Business Cases

Course Objective

The Better Business Cases approach was developed collectively by the New Zealand Treasury, Her Majesty’s Treasury (UK) and the Welsh Government to better support fully-informed and evidence-based decisions for Public spending. BBC does this by providing: 

  • business case developers with easy access to a standard set of tools and techniques for developing robust, high-quality business cases that better meet the expectations of stakeholders, and
  • decision-makers with confidence and assurance that they are doing the right thing (business assurance), and in the right way (programme and project assurance).


Course outline

There are two components, Foundation and Practitioner. They will focus on:

  • Tailoring PRINCE2 to the needs of organizations and project environments,
  • The principles that underpin PRINCE2,
  • Greater clarity on the link between the themes and principles,
  • The restructuring of the themes guidance to accommodate specific examples of tailoring,
  • The practical application of guidance, with numerous examples, hints, and tips.

Who should attend

  • Project Managers looking for professional recognition
  • Project Managers in need of a method to help manage projects of different types and sizes
  • Project and programme support staff wanting to learn how to effectively apply PRINCE2 to projects


Presenter: Paul Sutton

Paul is a Registered Trainer in PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, MSP (Managing Successful Programmes), Management of Portfolios (MoP), Better Business Cases (BBC) and Change Management.  He also holds the PMP (Project Management Professional) certification from PMI (Project Management Institute), is a Gateway Reviewer and a Professional Scrum Master.  Paul divides his time between training and assisting organisations through coaching and consulting.  Paul's training and consulting clients are across all sectors.

Paul owns and operates Project Results as Senior Trainer and Lead Consultant.  Project Results focuses on developing capability in individuals and organisations. Paul partners with Lewis Weatherall who has delivered the majority of BBC training in New Zealand and has an extensive BBC consulting practice.

​For the past four years Paul has been on the organising committee for the PRINCE2 Users Group. Paul is also an active member of PMI.