Course description

Learn how to construct an effective business case that provides a rationale for a recommended solution to an organizational need, problem or opportunity. Identify the relevant business case, facts and information needed to make investment decisions within an organization. Understand how to set realistic expectations for the proposed change initiative and outline the business value of the solution.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the purpose, audience and goal of a business case 
  • Apply critical thinking skills to identify feasible solutions to solve the business's need, problem or opportunity 
  • Evaluate solution alternatives according to their respective benefits, costs and risks 
  • Analyze internal and external factors that may influence the viability of a business case 
  • Develop a business case document 

Applies towards:

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Section title
Develop a Business Case
L - Lecture
F, Sa
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dec 06, 2024 to Dec 07, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
TXBA non-credit $585.00
Reading List / Textbook

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IIBA members can download a complimentary PDF copy of the BABOK Guide for their own personal and professional use from the IIBA https://www.iiba.org/
Non-members can purchase a PDF copy.

Section Notes

•   Before your course begins, ensure your MyMRU account is activated. Step-by-step instructions for account activation can be found here. Once you have activated your account and have your MyMRU login information, you can log into your MRU Google account using your @mtroyal.ca email address and set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Help with your Google account can be found here, and help setting up MFA can be found here.

•   Course content will be available on the D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) 3 days prior to the start date of your course. You must be logged in to your MRU Gmail account to access D2L Brightspace. Your instructor will be available on the course start date. 

•  From D2L, bring the following materials to class: 

  • printed version of the Exercise Booklet, 
  • printed or downloaded copy of the Course Manual.

•  Review our Student Information site for additional information about forms and policies, campus maps, parking information, technical support, and more.

•  For questions about this course or other information, contact cebusiness@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6861 / 1.888.392.3655 toll-free.

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