ISCP - Business Case Writing

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Venue Webinar
Contact Hours 5.5
Event Type Course/Workshop
Specialities Business, Professional Issues
Presenter Details Joe Houghton is a project trainer, business consultant and management coach working with multi-nationals, SMEs, and non-profit organisations.  Joe is an experienced businessman with global management experience in programme and project management, technology and change for several multinationals including General Electric. He is also an Assistant Professor, Programme Director & co-creator of the Master’s in Project Management at UCD Smurfit, one of the top 50 business schools in the world. Joe has delivered various project and business-related programmes with Irish Times Training to both public and private sector clients, and also delivers training on the Springboard Return to Work programme.
Refreshments Included No
Free Event No
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Contact Person Clare Grimes Dooley
Contact Email [email protected]
Date 28 Feb 2023 09:30 - 28 Feb 2023 16:30
ISCP Members €156.00

Creating a business case is a key element in many decision-making processes.  Collecting and presenting enough relevant information to persuade resource holders to approve the release of funds, people and other resources is the business case process. This programme explores the steps needed to assemble and present a convincing Business Case.

This is a 1 day programme as follows:-

Course Outline

  • What is a Business Case?
  • Why do we need a Business Case?
    • Project approval
    • Funding
    • To attract partners
  • Some example Business case templates
  • Know your audience
    • What buttons do you need to press?
    • Measurement
  • Factors to consider when creating a Business Case
    • Assumptions
    • Constraints
    • Opportunities
  • What makes up a comprehensive business case?
    • Breakdown of the various elements
    • How to gather the information
    • Plain English
  • Presenting your Business Case
    • As a document
    • As a presentation – the pitch deck
  • Updating your Business Case
    • Project reviews
    • Changing environment


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