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Benefits and the Business Case: Online workshop

Online workshops

This online event invites you to bring your own experiences and project challenges into play using a set of structured learning events, zoom-mediated interactions, and personal reflections.

 The four workshops

Each workshop is 90 minutes in duration and will be conducted on Zoom.  You may also be requested to interact via Mentimeter – further information will be provided on how you can sign on to both of these applications.

Workshop 1: Defining benefits – a measurement of value

  • Creating an organisational lexicon for benefits
  • Benefits, impacts, and products
  • Establishing value for non-financial benefits
  • How stakeholders impact the way we structure business cases

Exercise 1: Analysing a business case (A workout on your own or another’s business case)

Workshop 2: Constructing a benefits case

  • The contents of a benefits case
  • The six aspects of a project that define purpose and value
  • He role of project impacts in developing commitment
  • Assessing the benefit risks

Exercise 2: Developing a benefits case for your (or another’s) project

Workshop 3: Writing the business case

  • Inheriting the benefits case
  • Options and costing strategies
  • The role of the key stakeholders
  • Establishing the 9 fundamental logs for a project

Exercise 3: Sharing organisational issues in the presentation of business cases

Workshop 4: The role of the business case in decision-making…

  • …in project selection
  • …determining establishing a project portfolio
  • …when culling projects
  • …implementing change

Exercise 4: Sharing approaches to portfolio prioritisation management

  Preparing for the workshop

All you need is you and your experiences for this workshop! Before the day you might like to familiarise yourself with a business case used recently or regarded as a good example in your organisation.


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