Business Case Writing (BCW) Course in Regina, Canada

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Advanced Business Case Writing and Business Case Writing Training course is designed to pick you up from where business case writing training leaves off and develop a detailed and in-depth understanding of the business case document. Writing the business case is a fundamental step in developing project or program, it outlines the needs leading to project initiation and is helpful to convince the key decision makers of the company to invest in any project or program. A business case is essential to capture new ideas and opportunities, communicate it with confidence to the financial and non-financial stakeholders to validate these ideas in the marketplace.

The Advanced Business Case Writing Course provide each participant with the knowledge and skills required to analyse, frame and communicate and consider both quantifiable and non-quantifiable situation and condition for writing down a compelling Business case. The workshop prepares each candidate to write compelling, comprehensive and persuasive business cases that play a vital role in making a better investment decision and in achieving the organisational project objective.

The training course will increase your confidence, skills and abilities to write a business case through conducting comprehensive research and enable to build, design and tailor the business case document to define project plan concisely and efficiently, prioritise the critical aspects of a project to establish project scope and objective. The training will equip your knowledge to develop a project plan through following a systematic approach supporting investment decisions and present it to the stakeholders.

By the end of the Advanced Business Case Writing workshop, the participants would gain thorough knowledge and understanding of the business case document, its inputs, writing procedures, steps, functions, benefits, elements and components essential to write compelling business cases.

Course Content

Introduction:

  • Fundamentals of business case
  • Where the business case fits into the project life cycle
  • Business case as an organization process asset

Defining the Business Case:

The six-step process model

  • Defining the ADAPTS business case analysis process
  • Focusing on the required elements
  • Examining the role and value of the steps

Identifying the benefits and risks of the process

  • Business case structure and process
  • Proving that benefits are realized

Agreeing on the Scope:

The two-step scoping process

  • Harvesting stakeholder goals
  • Clarifying the business drivers

Applying the stakeholder perception matrix

  • Creating the problem statement
  • Turning goals into business requirements
  • Developing the Initiative:

Conducting stakeholder analysis

  • Identifying business-level stakeholders
  • Capturing user scenarios

Deducing key decision criteria

  • Constructing a compliance matrix from the scenarios
  • Prioritizing criteria with affinity diagramming

Determining possible alternatives

  • Practical tools for researching alternatives
  • Applying key criteria to judge alternate solutions
  • Comparing Costs and Benefits:

Estimating costs

  • Benefiting from a Cost Estimation Worksheet
  • Evaluating and selecting financial appraisal methods

Forecasting benefits

  • Categorizing tangible and intangible benefits
  • Proving intangible benefits with a benefits rationale

Creating and applying a basic cost model

  • Employing four common financial analysis tools
  • Producing a cash flow model
  • Managing Business Case Risk:

Risk assessment methods and tools

  • Recognizing the impact of time and risk
  • Creating and using a risk register
  • Applying a risk assessment matrix

Prioritizing risks

  • Framing risk with your stakeholder analysis
  • Aligning risk evaluation with stakeholder point of view
  • Targeting Your Recommendation:

Delivering and positioning the solution

  • Three common decision-making heuristics
  • Aligning the business case with stakeholders

Aligning and prioritizing initiatives

  • Prioritizing and selecting alternatives
  • Selecting the business case delivery methodology
  • Crafting a Persuasive Business Case:

Preparing the document

  • Overcoming the business document paradox
  • Minimizing content to get maximum results

Polishing the Executive Summary

  • Exploiting the Executive Summary template
  • Avoiding common mistakes
  • Presenting the Business Case:

Organizing your presentation

  • Revisiting key decision-maker hot buttons
  • Preparing the message
  • Sequencing the content
  • Tailoring your presentation to the audience

Selecting the delivery medium

  • Communicating your case with confidence
  • Templates to build powerful presentations and wall-walks

Improving the presentation

  • Validating your presentation
  • Generating feedback for improvement
  • Managing Business Case Risk:

Risk assessment methods and tools

  • Recognizing the impact of time and risk
  • Creating and using a risk register
  • Applying a risk assessment matrix

Prioritizing risks

  • Framing risk with your stakeholder analysis
  • Aligning risk evaluation with stakeholder point of view

What you will learn:

  • Analyse, create, and communicate a compelling business case
  • Identify and prioritize alternative solutions to align with business criteria
  • Perform cost-benefit analysis
  • Identify the risks associated with an initiative

Benefits for you as an individual:

You will feel more confident as to the typical contents of a Business Case and to understand the purpose of the major headings. You will also understand the purpose of a Business Case and the importance of it as a document that reflects the state of a project at any time and its use in reviews to gauge the ongoing viability of the project.

Benefits for your organisation:

Business Cases are sometimes written to secure funding and are then left on the shelf. This course emphasises the importance of treating the Business Case as a living document and the basis for a project continuing, as well as commencing. This approach ensures that a project or piece of work continues to provide value as it develops and changes.

KEY FEATURES

  • 1 or 2 Day Classroom or 16 hours Instructor led Online Training
  • Hard/Soft copy of Courseware
  • Course Completion Certificate
  • 16 CCR PDU
  • 4 Industry wise Business Case Studies
  • 4 Business Templates
  • Post training support
  • 10% discount on any other Course
  • 25% discount on any Online Course

PRE-REQUISITES

However, the course is more helpful to those looking out to achieve more through business case writing and acquire knowledge of business domain and project management field essential to understand the business case writing concepts.

Standard Fee: Booking within 30 days of training but 10 days prior to the start date.

Early Bird: Booking at least one month prior to the class start date

Super Early Bird: Booking 2 months prior to the class start date.

Group Discounts

  • Bring one friend and you can both benefit from an additional of 5% discount!
  • Bring two friends and you can all benefit from an additional of 10% discount!

Former Students Discounts

Former students can benefit from a 40% discount over base price, which cannot be accumulated with other discounts or promotions.

Training Venue:

Venue will be confirmed to the classroom participants one week prior to the workshop start date and online participants will get the session attendance link before 4- 5 days of the training start date.

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Contact No: 1-919-238-9981/ 44-20-3500-2096 / 61-286-078-163

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