Building the Business Case

In this short course, you will learn how to build a business case that will persuade management to approve your project. You'll learn how to define the project scope, costs, and benefits, as well as the return on investment (ROI).

Course Outline

Tips for improving management buy-in.

No matter how strongly you believe in the value of your project, you still must convince your management team it's worth the resources. In this short course, you will learn how to build a business case that will persuade management to approve your project. You'll learn how to define the project scope, costs, and benefits, as well as the return on investment (ROI). You'll also learn how to draft a timeline and define the resources required to complete the project, and you'll discover ways to ensure that management thoroughly understands the proposed project.

This is a virtual short course, specially designed to give you a quick, convenient way to earn PMI PDUs or concentrate on a specialized topic. This course is also part of our PMP® Renewal Program.

What You'll Learn
  • The purpose of a business case
  • Defining the project
  • Writing an effective business case
Who Needs to Attend

PMP-certified project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members who want to continue to develop their skills and renew their PMP certification.

Course Outline


1. What a business case is
2. The purpose of a business case
3. Writing the business case
  • Defining the project
  • Project alternatives
  • Project costs
  • Return on investment
  • Project risks
  • Project assumptions
  • Project resource requirement
4. Tips for writing a successful business case

 

Training Location

Online Classroom
your office

your city, your province
your country