Developing a Successful Business Case

A business case document helps the management team to evaluate and prioritise investment decisions. However it is not just about calculating costs – it also needs to show how the investment will help an organisation achieve its strategic objectives.

 

This course will provide participants with the knowledge to analyse, create and communicate a successful business case to meet an organisation's business needs.

About

A business case document helps the management team to evaluate and prioritise investment decisions. However it is not just about calculating costs – it also needs to show how the investment will help an organisation achieve its strategic objectives.

 

This course will provide participants with the knowledge to analyse, create and communicate a successful business case to meet an organisation's business needs.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the 1-day workshop, participant will be able to:

  • Establish the organisational need in relation to business needs and organisational business planning cycle.
  • Shortlist viable recommendations to meet the organisational need.
  • Analyse the business aspects of the shortlisted recommendations to address decision makers’ business needs.
  • Formulate a strategy to communicate the business case to decision makers.

Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Establish the organisational need in relation to business needs and organisational business planning cycle Decision makers in the organisation

          -Identifying decision makers in the organisation

          -Establishing business needs

          -Working within the business planning cycle

  • Shortlist viable recommendations to meet the organisational need.

          -Applying different types of business-related evaluation techniques

          -Establishing evaluation criteria to shortlist viable business recommendations

  • Analyse the business aspects of the shortlisted recommendations to address decision makers' business needs

          - Applying different types and sources of input and information required for evaluation

  • Formulate a strategy to communicate the business case to decision makers

           -Deciding on a format for the business case

           -Identifying sources of different perspectives and decision-making styles of various decision makers

Who Should Attend

This course provides managers and the management team with the knowledge to analyse, create and communicate a successful business case to meet the organisation's business needs.

Methodology

This one-day workshop would be delivered through mini lectures, role plays, case studies, and paired/group discussions.

Join our Mailing List Facebook
^