Project Business Case is a 240 minute on-line learning module that covers all aspects of the business case as defined by The Association for Project Management (APM Body of Knowledge V6) & The Project Management Institute. The APM defines a business case as providing the justification for undertaking a project or programme. It evaluates the benefits, cost and risk of alternative options and provides a rationale for the preferred solution.
Using an interactive case study and engaging content the learner is guided through:
- Project Governance
- The Business Case Setting
- Strategy & the Business Case
- The Business Case & Scope Management
- Success Factors & Benefits Analysis
- Change Management
- Options Appraisal
- Risk & The Business Case
- Integrative Management
- Project, Programme & Portfolio distinctions (P3)
- Who is it aimed at?
The Project Business Case Module is aimed at all those who work in projects. Awareness of the Business Case is a key issue throughout the project and is an important module for those involved in project, programme or portfolio management.
At the end of the module the learner will understand the purpose and contents of a project business case and their important to project management. The module also provides the business case content required for those planning to work towards a professional qualification.
4 PMI PDU Points
4 APM CPD Points
Business Cases are probably being massaged (either by underestimating costs or timeframes or by being unrealistic about the benefits) so projects will be approved – Bentley & Borman