Business Case

Posted by Kevin Brady on Sun 1st June 2008 at 07:05 PM, Filed in

The key features of this template are listed as follows:-


  • Incorporates links wherever possible to explain complex subjects.
  • Incorporates links to other templates which are inserted into this document. This is especially useful when it comes to the financial analysis aspects of this document where the effort can be enormous building and populating your own analysis tools.
  • Includes Earned Value Profile for those who want a business case which is on constant review (Gateway Reviews)
  • Includes Benefits catalogue and associated benefit valuations
  • Uses the Rate of Return on Investment (ROI) approach to rating a projects chances of sign-off. Calculations take into account benefits with filtering capability to show the investment from an optimistic /likely or pessimistic view point.
  • The document also has a more complex set of sign-off pages which take into account the complex nature most sign-offs and more importantly ensuring stakeholder buy-in.
  • This template includes an Executive Summary and a Project Brief section for those projects which are perhaps more fleshed out than others at the business case stage.

If you think this template is great and it has helped you or alternatively you have ideas on how to improve it then please comment.


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