Building Business Cases & Plans

  • 2 Courses | 44m 28s
  • 8 Books | 30h 33m
  • 10 Audiobooks | 36h 7m 6s
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Compelling business cases and plans get funded. Learn how to build a business case and plan to gain buy-in from leadership. Discover ways to highlight the critical points of your plan and add depth of analysis to show how significant your proposal is.

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COURSES INCLUDED

Developing an Effective Business Case
Presenting a business case to the executives of your company is a daunting task. You need to put time and effort into business planning, writing, and presenting to be successful. This course prepares learners interested in the development of effective business cases. You'll learn what a business case is and when one is used, how to align it with your company's goals, what research you need to do, and what information should be included in your business case. Finally, you'll learn how to present your business case to decision makers.
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Preparing and Implementing a Business Plan
Creating a business plan helps you clearly see the opportunities and obstacles you'll inevitably face as you pursue your business idea. By implementing a business plan, you stand a better chance of getting the support you need to succeed. In this course, you'll learn about what a business plan is, the business planning process, and the steps you need to take when creating a business case. You'll also learn how to carry out an internal analysis and about the key elements examined in any external and SWOT analyses. Finally, you'll learn about activities that can help you when implementing a business case, including developing action plans and determining how the implementation should be measured, monitored, and assessed.
8 videos | 23m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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The Standout Business Plan: Make It Irresistible-and Get the Funds You Need for Your Startup or Growing Business
Featuring case studies and examples of both what to do and what not to do, this immensely practical and eminently readable book shows readers how to create a business plan that speaks directly to investors and lenders and makes it easy for them to say yes.
book Duration 4h 10m book Authors By Brian Tracy, Vaughan Evans

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The Business Plan Workbook, 7th Edition
Using successful real life business plans from companies such as IKEA, Starbucks and LinkedIn, this step-by-step book is an essential guide to all aspects of business planning for entrepreneurs, senior executives and students alike.
book Duration 6h 28m book Authors By Colin Barrow, Paul Barrow, Robert Brown

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How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Plan That Gets Results, Fifth Edition
From diagnosing and measuring customer satisfaction to finding innovative ways to raise capital, this course guide explains how to organize and implement the planning process from beginning to end and position a company for success.
book Duration 3h 42m book Authors By Michael P. Griffin

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Developing a Turnaround Business Plan: Leadership Techniques to Activate Change Strategies, Secure Competitive Advantage, and Preserve Success
Focusing on the process for developing and implementing a successful turnaround business plan, this thorough resource details how to identify the root causes that trigger a competitive crisis, and identifies 13 types of competitive campaigns that impact a turnaround plan.
book Duration 3h 52m book Authors By Norton Paley

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How to Write a Business Plan, Fifth Edition
Whether you are starting or selling your own business, business plans are an essential and unavoidable part of the business cycle. This book offers the expert guidance you need to make an impact with your plan, including advice on researching competitors, presenting your management skills and successfully communicating your strategic vision.
book Duration 2h 23m book Authors By Brian Finch

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The Business Planning Pocketbook, 2nd Edition
Identifying eight different planning styles and seven stages of the planning process, this book explains what issues to address, how to write a business plan, what questions to ask, how much detail to include, and the time-frame to adopt.
book Duration 34m book Authors By Neil Russell-Jones

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Guide to Business Planning
"The Economist" covers a wide range of subjects with confidence, wit and authority--Economist Books mirror this approach. This comprehensive guide discusses every aspect of preparing and using a business plan.
book Duration 5h 5m book Authors By Graham Friend, Stefan Zehle

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Too Big to Ignore: The Business Case for Big Data
Rife with case studies, examples, analysis, and quotes from real-world Big Data practitioners, this book provides commonsense, jargon-free advice for people and organizations looking to understand and leverage Big Data.
book Duration 4h 19m book Authors By Phil Simon
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

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The Business Plan Workbook, 7th Edition
The Business Plan Workbook shows you how to shape your goals and objectives into a clearly defined strategy to get your venture up and running. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 21m 52s audiobook Authors By Colin Barrow, Paul Barrow, Robert Brown

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How to Write a Business Plan, Fifth Edition
How to Write a Business Plan, Fifth Edition teaches you how to write a story that convinces others, as well as yourself, that you have what it takes to make a profit in your chosen market. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 18m 27s audiobook Authors By Brian Finch

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15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
In The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, author John C. Maxwell teaches readers how to be self-aware, sustain relationships, and lead others. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 8m 53s audiobook Authors By John C. Maxwell

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How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Plan That Gets Results, Fifth Edition
How to Write a Business Plan guides you through every step of the process and provides detailed examples and suggestions to ease your concerns. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 20m 10s audiobook Authors By Michael P. Griffin

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Guide to Business Planning
Guide to Business Planning supplies you with practical tools, based on established methods, to create and present a detailed and persuasive business plan. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 12m 13s audiobook Authors By Graham Friend, Stefan Zehle

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This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly
This audio edition discusses the varieties of financial crises, and guides us through eight astonishing centuries of government defaults, banking panics, and inflationary spikes--from medieval currency debasements to today's subprime catastrophe.
audiobook Duration 8h 55m 16s audiobook Authors By Carmen Reinhart, Kenneth Rogoff

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The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company
This audio edition provides insights into managing and motivating people and inspiration for would-be entrepreneurs.
audiobook Duration 5h 18m 25s audiobook Authors By David Packard

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Screw Business as Usual
In this audio edition, author Richard Branson argues that it's time to turn capitalism upside down - to shift our values from an exclusive focus on profit to also caring for people, communities and the planet. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 9h 27m 20s audiobook Authors By Richard Branson

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The Breakthrough Company: How Everyday Companies Become Extraordinary Performers
This audio edition reveals exactly how everyday companies become extraordinary, showing that breakthrough success is associated with a clearly identifiable set of strategies and skills that anyone in any business can emulate.
audiobook Duration 5h 52m 59s audiobook Authors By Keith R. McFarland

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Completing Capitalism: Heal Business to Heal the World
This audio edition offers a more complete form of capitalism, one that delivers superior financial performance precisely because it mobilizes and generates human, social, and natural capital along with financial capital.
audiobook Duration 5h 11m 31s audiobook Authors By Bruno Roche, Jay Jakub
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