A business case is a tool for decision making and supports corporate organizational goals and objectives. It captures the reasoning for starting an initiative, and justifies why it should be invested in by senior and executive management. Achieving organizational goals and objectives with scarce and tightly controlled resources, in today’s world, require a compelling argument for an initiative to be authorized and/or accepted.
So, what should senior and executive management look for prior to approving a business case? Some possible answers can be:
This 1-day course aims to answer the above questions and attempts to ensure that senior and executive management are equipped with what is needed to make such investment decisions going forward. Through discussions, examples and hands-on exercises, you will validate business case purpose, content, approach, and apply a checklist for reviewing business case documents, prior to approval. The course also aligns with the Enterprise Analysis knowledge area within the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®) v2.
Participants will gain practical skills to:
The Reviewing and Approving a Business Case course is appropriate for individuals responsible for reviewing and approving business cases including:
You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, exercises, and suggested solutions.
Putting the Business Case Together
Review, Validate and Approve