“I really valued the workshop. I’d like to see David speak every day!!” – CYP IAPT – Business Cases

Making the Business Case

Many thanks to all the participants who attended the Making the Business Case event in Prestwich today. It was a pleasure to have your company for a busy day.

The Programme for Making the Business Case can be found here.

Evaluation Comments

Here are just some of the evaluation comments from today. All are reproduced with full written permission:

“Felt all the learning today was helpful in thinking about evidencing business cases to drive service change.” Jennifer O’Neill

“It’s a fantastic session.” Shelley Bunting, CAMHS Transformation Lead

“Excellent. Thank you.”Louise Mankinson, Director – Quality and Standards

“Invaluable information that I will use moving forward in my career. Great, my head hurts but thank you. This will help me trememdously in my new role within commissioning.”Charlotte Mitchell, CYP IAPT Project Co-ordinator

“Fab. Interactive. Good pace.”Sarah Cimicolglu, CAMHS Nurse Specialist, Youth Offending Team

“Brilliant, engaging – good explanations and ways to apply in my role.”Nic Harrison, CYP Services Director

“Brought business case development to life. Thank you.”Barry Nixon, CYP IAPT Lead

“Great, really engaging, informative and useful.”Vicky Gillibrand, CAMHS Service Manager

“I really valued the workshop. I’d like to see David speak every day!!”Matthew Ada, CYP Transformational Lead


Here are the resources from the day – please use the Username and Password given to you to access them – thank you!

PDF File of the PowerPoint slides from the day.

2017-03-16 Presentation PDF

Word documents created as pro-formas for your use:
Mission Statement Pro-Forma Word
STEEPLE Pro-Forma Word
SWOT – Pro-Forma Word

Other resources:

KPMG Business Planning Sourcebook PDF
KPMG Business Planning Sourcebook PowerPoint
NHS Capital Investment Manual – Business Case Guide PDF
Cabinet Office – Strategy Survival Guide PDF
Cabinet Office – Strategy Survival Guide – Summary PDF
Making the Business Case – Chartered Society of Physiotherapy PDF

After several questions about the sources of power and decision-making within organisations, here’s a link to the classic book: Understanding Organizations [Fourth Edition] Paperback – 1 Jan 1993 by Charles Handy.

Please get in touch if you would like any further resources or information.


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