Business Case Tutorial Series

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Business Case Tutorial Series how to write an effective business case Module 1 - What is the Business Case This tutorial series focuses on how to write a business case. This tutorial is taken from Prosci's Business Case Toolkit which includes a complete business case template, guidelines, exercises, worksheets and checklists for developing an effective business case. It follows the series dedicated to project planning and reengineering design . Email this page to a friend This first module is adapted from a tutorial written for Prosci by Nancy Maluso. Why should a business case be written? The most obvious reason for putting together a business case is to justify the resources and capital investment necessary to bring a change project to fruition. However, this implies that the business case is simply a financial document. While all business cases should include financial justification, it should not be the only purpose of the document. The business case is the one place where all relevant facts are documented and linked together into a cohesive story. This story tells people about the what, when, where, how and why. · Why is the project needed (issues & opportunities)? · How will the effort solve the issues or opportunities facing the organization? · What is the recommended solution(s)? · How does the solution address the issues or opportunities (benefits)? · What will happen to the business if the BPR effort is not undertaken (the do nothing scenario)? · When will the solutions be deployed · How much money, people, and time will be needed to deliver the solution and realize the benefits? What are the three roles of a business case?
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course BADM 331 taught by Professor Franq during the Spring '10 term at N.C. State.

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