Mastering Business Case Development
(BABCASE, Live Instructor-Led Training, 2 days)


Description

This SETC certified course teaches the art and science of business case development. Beginning with the development of a strategic vision, the course also discusses the disciplines of scope management, resource estimation, business impact analyses and project management amongst others. If you need to write a highly effective business case in support of a mission critical project, this is the class for you.

Dates and Pricing


Jan 22 to Jan 23, 2018$1,150/person Feb 19 to Feb 20, 2018$1,150/person Mar 19 to Mar 20, 2018$1,150/person

Outline

Business Analysis
Learning Objectives
Overview of Business Analysis
Best Practices in Business Analysis
Benefits of Business Analysis
Business Analysis versus Project Management
Use Cases and the Analysis Process
Positioning Business Analysis within the Overall Project Lifecycle
Management of Requirements and Use Cases
The Role and Purpose of the Business Case
Best Practices in Business Case Development
Common Mistakes
What We Have Learned and the Real World
The Business Case Document
Overview of the Structure of a Business Case
The Key Components of a Business Case
Phrasing the Business Problem
Writing the Vision
Writing the Project Description
The Art of Resource Estimation: Money, Time and People
Describing the Background
Performing Options Analysis
The Art of Risk Analysis
Performing a Test of Reasonableness
Describing the Project Implementation
Linking the Business Case with Strategic Objectives
Writing Conclusions and Recommendations
Best Practices
Organizing your Work
Drafting and Proofing
The Art of Rewriting
Using Proper Vocabulary
Using Precision and Avoiding Ambiguity
Ensuring Executive Support
Reviewing the Result
Review of Business Case Development