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RCN Leadership

Demonstrating Value 

Applying the principles of economic assessment in practice

Would you like to demonstrate the value of your service and make well-informed decisions about the sustainability, development and the transformation of services?

The RCN Demonstrating Value programme will equip you with the skills, tools and techniques to secure commitment for your service and support for its ongoing development.

Choose between our full programme or our one-day masterclass.

Six-month full programme

Designed for clinical staff, leading services in health and social care organisations, you will learn how to apply the principles of economic assessment in practice. 

What will I learn?

Through face-to-face teaching, tutorials and one-to-one coaching, you will undertake an economic assessment that will inform and influence your key stakeholders. 

At the end of the course you will:

  • Understand how you can effectively communicate the value of your service to key stakeholders.
  • Know how to lead informed discussions with key stakeholders while ensuring your economic assessment has impact.
  • Learn how to apply the principles of economic assessment in practice – demonstrating the true economic costs and the benefits of your service.
  • Produce a case study to share with your key stakeholders to inform decision making.

The programme may be delivered centrally or at your workplace by an RCN consultant.

One-day masterclass

Designed for senior managers who would support their staff in applying the approach in practice, or academic staff aiming to incorporate it in improvement programmes. 

This introduction to the full course provides a broad understanding of principles of economic assessment; and how they inform service transformation and improvement. 

What will I learn?

At the end of the introductory masterclass you will: 

  • Discover the principles of economic assessment and the tools and techniques to apply it.
  • Understand how to be an effective champion of economic assessment within your organisation and realise its potential. 
  • Be familiar with the content delivered on the full programme.


£135 + VAT

Contact us

Leadership Development, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Room 207, London, W1G 0RN

0207 647 3485