Business Case Evaluation

Whole of organisation decision making relies on strategic approaches that support the development and approval of business cases, ensuring a transparent process to prioritise resourcing.

This course builds on Effective Business Case Design by enabling senior managers to develop a clear and robust business case evaluation process.

Participants are provided with an evaluation framework including considerations of sustainability, risk management, stakeholder engagement, change management, governance and value for money.

Learning outcomes
  • Appraise the business case for alignment to the organisation’s strategic direction and processes
  • Assess the business case rationale and purported benefits
  • Critically assess the financial, human, physical and reputational risks
  • Undertake a cost-benefit analysis of the business case proposal
  • Critically assess the financial and economic risk
  • Critically assess the evaluation framework and proposed evaluation methodology
  • Determine the measures to assess the strategic imperative
  • Provide mentoring and feedback to business case authors to engender future best-practice business case submissions
Audience
  • NSW Health staff who review business cases and proposals
Delivery
  • Workshops are scheduled at the request of NSW Health organisations or participants can enrol in a centralised course
Duration and elements
  • 5 hour face-to-face workshop
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