Cláudia Teixeira, founder and member of the BCI Board, believes that the Business Case methodology scientifically measures decision making in order to avoid unnecessary risks in the management of companies.
At a time when the management system is placed at the center of the most recognized worldwide standard, the IS0 9001, as is the case with the importance of risk analysis, here comes the newly created England Business Case Institute (BCI) in Portugal. BCI arrives in Portugal with the launch of the Business Case Body of Knowledge, which sets the basis for professional certification in this management practice.
Having as its mission “to create value through scientific management”, BCI will certify specialists in Business Case through methodologies, good practices and tools essential to the professional development of managers and middle and senior managers of companies “, reveals Cláudia Teixeira , Founder and member of the BCI Board.
But what, after all, is the Business Case? “It is a management practice that allows to quantify reliably the benefits of any business decision on investments,” says Cláudia Teixeira. “Whether changing the layout of a store chain has a positive impact on sales; If we invest in certain software to improve process efficiency and develop a new product or service “are examples given by the founder of BCI who believes that” the decisions of the daily management of companies can be better structured and better and quantified thanks to the Business Case “. He points out that “the result will be evident because management will become more efficient and will be based on scientifically based and therefore more rational assumptions as opposed to the current decision-making method based on empirical models and the dangerous tentative model -error”.
Cláudia Teixeira also points out that “in these days, the level of criticality of management decisions is such that managers need tools that help them to manage with predictability and less risk” and “Business Case is an agnostic tool, appropriate to All professionals and all types of companies from all sectors of activity, from heavy industry to consulting, “concludes.
Winning Scientific Management, in partnership with the Management Consulting Institute (MCI), will launch in Portugal a certification program for access to the profession of management and business consultant. But not only. According to Carlos Jerónimo, Winning’s partner, “the structure of the MCI certification program that we now bring to Portugal allows any professional to upgrade their qualifications and skills, thus extending their opportunities for personal progression.”
As part of the launch of this partnership, Winning has decided to launch the Future Top Consultant competition with the aim of promoting the entry of young graduates into the consulting world, giving them the opportunity to obtain an MCI certification free of charge in the course of the session on the 18th and 19th of November in Lisbon.
The conditions for young graduates to qualify for this Winning offer are the current frequency of the last year of their degree, or the undergraduate degree for less than 2 years, in the areas of management, economics, computer science, human resources, finance, accounting, marketing or advocacy.
In addition to these requirements, applicants must submit a 150-word application text explaining why they should be selected. Winning will offer 3 certifications, each valued at 1080 euros.
This type of certification is new in Portugal. It was launched four years ago in the United States by MCI, an entity that brings together experts from around the world and who set global standards for the practice of consulting. The creation of this type of certification is also aimed at democratizing access to business consulting and management skills to a wider range of professionals.
Through this partnership with MCI, Winning becomes the only entity in Portugal to certify consultants who wish to develop their skills in the area of management consulting.