Property NI - Building a Business Case - Belfast

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Event summary

This event will use a combination of presentations, discussions and workshop exercises to explore how you can develop a robust business case approach which you can easily take away and apply to your property related decisions.


22 May 2018
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00


Hilton Hotel Belfast
4 Lanyon Place
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Standard price

£175.00 excl VAT

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About this event

Why is it that when decisions are taken regarding assets they nearly always ignore the longer term implications and repercussions for the organisation?

Have you ever been in a situation where your organisation has:

  • made a decision to construct a new asset or extend an existing one without fully considering the budget implications of this; or
  • relocated a service without a clear political steer on what will happen to the surplus asset, resulting in it sitting on the books for a long time costing the organisation money?

If you have found yourself in these sort of situations in the past, then you may be lacking a robust business case.  

With increasing demands on us to review and rationalise our asset portfolios to make revenue savings or generate revenue income, the potential for us to continue to make ill informed decisions is not going to lessen.

The approach we have developed can be implemented by you whether your background is finance, property or something entirely different. 

Who should attend

This event is useful for heads of property, asset managers, corporate property officers, property performance officers and anyone involved in the challenge or strategic performance management of property assets 

Learning objectives

Delegates will:
  • gain an understanding of the key elements of a structured and robust business case for asset related decisions
  • develop an appreciation of the information and data that good business cases rely upon
  • take away a CIPFA Property suggested approach to your asset business cases.


  • Asset management
  • / Capital finance
  • / Central government
  • / Efficiency
  • / Financial management
  • / Integrated reporting
  • / Local government
  • / Medium term planning
  • / Performance improvement and policy
  • / Police
  • / Professional development
  • / Property
  • / Risk management
  • / Sustainability
  • / Transformation
  • / Value for money