Developing the Project Business Case
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Project Management Core Courses:
Project Management Electives:
Build a sound business case for pursuing a potential opportunity in the face of significant risk and uncertainty.
You will learn to scale a general stage-gate planning template and set up the appropriate governance and assurance process. We'll also discuss economic drivers and technical and non-technical risks to lead to an Opportunity Roadmap with value considerations and goals linked to corporate strategy.
Opportunity Management Framework
- Why opportunities succeed…or fail
- Stage-gate theory
- Governance and assurance
- Deliverables and handoffs
Conceptualizing The Opportunity
- Selling the idea
- Stakeholder engagement
- Sustainable development
- Unintended consequences
Framing The Opportunity
- Links to corporate strategy
- Defining the opportunity statement
- Establishing value drivers and goals
- Developing an opportunity roadmap
Evaluating The Opportunity
- OPEX and CAPEX considerations
- Cash flow analysis
- Economic evaluation
- Impact of uncertainty
Early registration is encouraged. Class size is limited and may fill to capacity. We request registrations with payment at least three weeks in advance of the program start date.
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Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs)
Participants earn 1.4 continuing education units (CEUs). A certificate of completion will be presented from Texas Executive Education.