Making the case

The project business case document is one of the most valuable tools to help support decision making available to organizations. This article shows how a properly prepared business case explores, examines, and presents just about everything needed to make wise choices. The elements needed are identified. It is stated that business cases play a pivotal role in funding decisions in the private sector, while in the public sector, business cases are frequenty used to promote widespread understanding of how the budgeted funding can be put to the best possible use. The benefits of implementing a model where a project manager's initial responsibility is to prepare a project business case are listed.
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