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BA03 - Writing Effective Business Cases

Course Overview

Learn the steps to effective business case development and support your strategic business recommendations with sound budgeting and financial back-up. The one course you need to make high-impact recommendations and receive full management support. NOTE: This course will earn you 14 PDUs.

Who Should Attend

This skills-intensive workshop is ideal for experienced managers, directors and corporate officers who regularly develop and present budgets, business plans and recommendations.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will know how to: - Develop requirements for software-intensive systems using proven methodologies - Apply use cases to software development initiatives - Build a use case-based requirements model - Write user stories and brief, casual, fully developed use cases - Model user interface using mock-ups and develop a data model - Validate requirements, manage the changes and keep traceability

Course Outline

1 - Introduction

  • Purpose of a business case
  • Who is involved
  • What to look out for
  • Define the business case elements

2 - Building the business case for new ideas

  • Overcoming financial, managerial and organizational barriers to new concepts and strategies
  • Using the Business Case approach to compel others to support your vision for success
  • Financial and strategic measurement tools

3 - Five key steps when planning and presenting a business case

  • Step 1: Problem/ Opportunity Identification
  • Step 2: Analysis of Success Drivers/Impediments
  • Step 3: Presenting Strategic & Tactical Alternatives
  • Step 4: Comprehensive Evaluation & Recommendations
  • Step 5: Implementation & Action Planning

4 - Analyzing your Business case

  • Financial analysis Risk analysis Feasibility analysis

5 - Presenting the business case to your organization

  • Communicating with your audience
  • Identifying critical decision criteria and objectives
  • How to package and present your case for maximum impact
  • Anticipating and responding to challenges

6 - Additional resources

  • Other useful books and links on business cases

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This is a 2-day class

Price: $1,395.00
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Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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12/05/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
03/06/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
06/05/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training