Writing Effective Business Case


Business case is not just a document rather it is an instrument that will be used to make an informed decision. A better decision can be made when the organizational strategy and the impact of the proposed project on the strategic objectives can be understood. Writing an effective business case requires a detailed analysis and understanding of organizational strategy, culture, governance and policies. A review of project management approaches followed by detailed cost and benefit analysis as well as risk evaluation will help compare various options to identify the most optimum solution.

GetXInstitute offers a one-day Writing Effective Business Case Workshop to develop the knowledge and skills to develop and deliver realistic business cases.

This Writing Effective Business Case Workshop includes…

  • Understanding various factors that influence the quality of a business cases
  • Reviewing various business case life cycles and understand their strengths and weaknesses
  • Recognizing the value of various financial factors and how to perform the financial analysis
  • Mastering techniques that can help select the best option and elicit hidden costs and benefits
  • Realizing various personality types and how to present the business case to each type
  • Real Life Examples and case scenarios to help understand new ideas and techniques
  • One of the best trainers in the industry consistently rated as “Exceeded Expectations”
  • Evaluation of a case study and recommend the best option

You get…

  • 1 day of in-class instructor-led learning through extensive review of examples, case studies and exercises
  • Detailed Class Notes in a binder
  • 8 PDUs that contribute to PMP’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR)
  • Business case and tools & techniques templates
  • 6 months unlimited email support  (48 hrs guaranteed reply)
  • Certificate of Course Completion

The following is a list of modules covered in IT business analysis course. Detailed Course Outline provides a comprehensive list of topics.


Course Outline


  • Understand purpose, advantages and challenges of a business case

  • Recognize essential components of a business case lifecycle

  • Structure and types of business cases

Business Case Development

  • Derive business case objective from organization’s strategy and goals

  • Follow step-by-step business case development model

  • Create the evaluation criteria to select most viable options

  • Learn techniques of how to identify, analyze and manage stakeholders

Financial Analysis

  • Understand cost estimation approaches

  • Establish costs of viable options at appropriate level of detail

  • Perform detailed financial analysis of the opportunity

Risk Analysis

  • Recognize the importance of risk identification and analysis

  • Analyze risks of viable options and run risk scenarios

Business Case Presentation

  • Equip with best practices of writing a convincing executive summary

  • Delve into personality types and tweak your business case presentation

  • Identify how to get your business case approved

  • Develop benefits realization and outcome strategy and metrics

Case Study

  • Work out the tangible and intangible benefits, evaluate risks, decide outcome metrics, write executive summary, etc.

Group Options & Discounts

  • Group and corporate discounts are available. Please contact to discuss.
  • If you are a group of 5 or more, call/email us to discuss flexible scheduling option that can meet your group’s specific needs.
CityCourseCourse Start DateRegular PriceEarly Bird PriceEarly Bird Deadline
TorontoWriting Effective Business Cases (1d)2018-04-23$799$6492018-03-29
TorontoWriting Effective Business Cases (1d)2018-06-04$799$6492018-05-11
- G.S.T. / H.S.T. is payable based on location.
- 2d means '2 day Course' and so on.


Toronto Course Location

Suite 1801 (Executive Boardrooms)
1 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1Y5

Private small group or 1 on 1 sessions can be arranged at student's preferred location within Southern Ontario.

Price: $799 + H.S.T. Various discounts are available. Price may vary for private small group and 1 on 1 sessions. Please contact to discuss.


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