FREE Business Case Template

Posted by Kevin Brady on Fri 12th December 2008 at 12:34 PM, Filed in Document Templates & Tools

I was recently in great need of Business Case Template for a project I am running. However, after looking through my own template library and those available for download on the net (Free and Pay per download) I came to the view that none of them were up to scratch. I therefore spent the best part of a weekend putting together what I hope will be one of the best Business Case Template around. The key features which make this template a real alternative to the others I have seen is that it incorporates the following added features:-

  • 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.

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READER COMMENTS:

Wow…great template!!!

Posted by Evan  on Tue 3rd November 2009 at 12:24 PM | #

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