Course Introduction

The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Benefits Management and Business Acceptance exhibits how a demanding methodology to benefits management guarantees the provision of positive software solutions. The said course helps the delegates to recognize and benefit owners and key stakeholders within the organisation. Further, it also helps the business to identify what business acceptance testing is.

The course also helps the delegate to move one step ahead in attaining their International Diploma in Business Analysis as it is one of the four required modules of the International Diploma.


What's Included

Find out what's included in the training programme.

Course Content

Introduction (5%)

  • The reasoning behind Benefits Management
  • The logic for Business Acceptance
  • Solution Development Lifecycle
    • Requirement Analysis
    • Designing solutions
    • Obtaining solutions
    • Testing the developed solution

Business Benefits – A Definition (15%)

  • Business Case Development
  • Business Case – It’s Contents
  • Confirming strategic fit 
    • Important Factors for Success and KPI’s
    • The value sequence and value suggestions
    • Driving elements in business change in an organisationConfirming strategic fit

Benefits Classification and Networks (15%)

  • Classifying Benefits
  • Expected Benefits Measurement
  • Understanding the terms
    • Business Benefits
    • Business Changes
    • Enabling Changes
  • The benefits dependency framework

Benefit Management Planning (15%)

  • Benefit Owners Recognition
  • The Duties of Senior Responsible Owners
    • Developing the Benefits Delivery Plan
  • Benefit Management and Stakeholders
  • Identifying relevant costs
  • Investment appraisal
    • Payback
    • Net present value
    • Internal rate of return
  • Finding the discount rate

Business Acceptance Testing (5%)

  • Acceptance Testing and its objectives
  • Acceptance Testing – Its Principles
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Acceptance testing in the SDLC
  • Know the differences between Functional and non-functional testing

Test Design Techniques (15%)

  • Understanding Test conditions and test cases
  • Models to design tests and establish coverage
  • Test cases from selected models
    • Showing a clear traceability to the requirement
    • Containing an expected result 6.4
  • Procedure requirements for Tests

Test Planning, Management and Confirmation (5%)

  • Test progress – Monitoring and Control
    • Test progress monitoring
    • Test reporting
    • Test control 7.2
  • Managing Incidents
  • Confirmation Testing

Business Case Reviews (10%)

  • Gateways Reviewing
  • Measuring the effect of change
  • Reviewing the business case
  • Re-examining the benefits

Implementing the Business Change (5%)

  • Implementation Planning
  • Implementation Strategies
  • Contingency planning
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Required Skill and Knowledge Development

Benefits Delivery (10%)

  • Implementing the business changes
  • Revisiting the achieved projected profits
  • Defining and enacting actions and adjustments
  • Confirming delivery of the benefits plan
  • Assessing the potential for further benefits delivery
  • Signing off the business case

Delivery Methods


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Course Schedule

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Northampton from £3844
Virtual from £2194
Leeds from £5494
Sheffield from £5494
Manchester from £4944
Chorley from £5494
Preston from £3844
London from £4394
Crewe from £5494
Newcastle from £5494


What are prerequisites for attending this course?

The course has no pre-requisites.

Who should attend this course?

The BCS Practitioner Certificate in Benefits Management and Business Acceptance is for those individuals who are interested in developing an in-depth understanding of benefits management and business acceptance.

The individuals who come within the periphery of this course are:

  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts and their staff
  • Business Change Managers
  • Project Managers

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Please arrive the venue at 8:45 am as our training sessions are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

How can I get more information about the course?

Please send us an e-mail on or contact us on 0800 781 0626 for more information.

What will you learn during the course?

  • The delegates will be able to create a business case that fits advantageously and identifies success phases and key performance indicators
  • The delegates will also be able to develop a delivery plan that identifies significant stakeholders
  • The delegates learn to analyse a business case, revise and re-evaluate the benefits
  • They will learn about the various skill required for implementation and  delivery
  • Finally they learn the different methods by which they can implement business change within their organisation