Making the Case for Your Business Project

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  • 6 videos | 24m 22s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Developing a strong business case is critical in helping decision-makers decide whether to invest money, time, and resources in an initiative. So before proposing a new initiative, you need to lay out desired objectives and how they will be achieved, clarifying and calculating costs and benefits as well as potential risks and possible solutions. You need a concrete analysis in the form of a business case. In this course, you'll learn when to use a business case and what information needs to be gathered before writing one. You'll also learn the core elements of a business case and how to evaluate one to ensure decision-makers have all the information they need.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Identify the best times to present a business case
    Recognize what areas need to be researched before writing a business case
  • Identify the core elements of a business case
    Identify the elements that decision-makers look for in a business case
    Reflect on what you've learned

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 10s
    Successful project execution requires more than just a good idea. You need a solid business case that will impress and win over your stakeholders. But doing that isn’t easy. In this video, you'll discover the key concepts that will be covered in this course, including when and how to pitch your business case, and the type of information it needs to include to be evaluated seriously. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 6s
    A business case helps decision-makers prioritize one project over another. It provides the necessary justification to invest time or money. However, having a compelling case for your project isn't enough. You need to know the right time to present it so that your pitch resonates. In this video, you'll learn about the best times to present a business case in order to get a fair hearing. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Gathering Information for Your Business Case
    4m 59s
    A solid business case needs to present data that's clear, concise, and accurate. But with mountains of available data, it can be easy to get lost in the details and lose track of what really matters. So, how do you gather the information you need? In this video, you'll learn which areas need to be researched before writing a business case. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Getting to the Core of a Business Case
    6m 42s
    Why do some projects get the green light while others languish in forgotten files? What makes one project successful while another, equally valid idea crashes and burns? It's not enough to have a good idea; you need a well-structured business case to persuade stakeholders and investors to support it. In this video, you'll explore the core elements necessary for putting together a solid business case. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Evaluating a Business Case
    4m 47s
    Making the right call on a business case might be the difference between an organization's success and failure. But how do decision-makers know when an idea is worth pursuing? In this video, you'll learn about the elements that decision-makers look for in a business case. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Let's Review
    1m 40s
    In this video, you'll review and reflect on what you've learned in the course Making the Case for Your Business Project. FREE ACCESS

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