Developing and Presenting a Successful Business Case
How do you move your new projects and strategies forward? You have a great idea to capitalize on a new market opportunity, but it will require a commitment of key business resources in order to execute the plan. Companies today require key business decisions to be supported with rock-solid business case development. In this course, you will learn how to make a compelling rationale for your new strategic opportunities, in a clear and comprehensive manner, using a proven five-step model. Plus, learn effective report presentation techniques.
Top Reasons To Choose This Program
Develop and implement winning business cases
Develop a qualitative and quantitative analysis using simple frameworks during group work
Prepare cost-reduction and operational-improvement proposals for your business
Learn about other successful business cases from diverse industries
Learn how to present and tell the story behind your winning business case
“This course was helpful to me as a small business owner. I was able to apply the knowledge as to how to make business case decisions immediately + increase my profitability.”
About This Program
Writing a business case using this five-step model will save you time and can be used immediately to build a compelling proposal. Program/Opportunity Identification – learn to specify the gap between the actual and ideal – and how your ideas will achieve measurable improvement. Analysis of success drivers and impediments – learn the steps of systematically building a business case for your organization. Presenting strategical and tactical alternatives – identify and present key options at both a strategic and tactical level. This business-case writing training course includes comprehensive financial evaluation and recommendations – a complete process to compare the pros and cons of each idea, including financial, corporate and environmental goals. Finally, implementing a winning action plan – how to present and timeline your recommendations across four key functional areas: operations, marketing, finance and HR.
What You Will Learn
Present compelling business cases to management and stakeholders
Use financial information and market data in your decision-making processes
Prepare cost reduction and operational improvement proposals for your business
Learn about other successful business case development from diverse industries
Collaborate with other participants on an actual business case
Present and tell the story behind your winning business case
Who Should Attend
This skills-intensive online workshop is ideal for business managers, directors and vice-presidents who regularly develop and present new proposals, budgets, business plans and recommendations. It will teach participants how to build successful cases and cut preparation time.
Five online modules you can complete at your own pace
Access through a convenient centralized learning management portal
Recommended: 2-4 hours per module (online eLearning modules are released approximately weekly)
A current email account
Use of a computer and internet access in a modern browser
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14 HRPA-CPD Hours
This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx