This 2-day Benefits Modelling Workshop is designed to give participants a thorough understanding of the end-to-end process of managing benefits realisation.
This consists of the following practices:
Whereas the end-to-end process is responsibility of a Portfolio Management Office and /or Benefits Realisation Manager, the specific work of identifying and analysing benefits is usually performed by specialist business analysts or benefits analysts. This workshop is designed for them.
Being able to carry out benefits modelling and analysis completely and effectively is a key contributor to writing good business cases and planning a portfolio or programme that optimises the benefits from investing in change, whilst also identifying as many risks, assumptions and stakeholder dependencies as possible.
The objectives of this workshop are to ensure that participants are able to:
The course is intended for:
Benefits modelling and analysis is an iterative process that needs to be tailored to the context, the information available and the stakeholders to be engaged. Planning and organising the end-to-end process and preparing each workshop are an important part of the process itself.
In addition to producing a benefits model, this process also produces a benefit register and a risk register, which are used in the subsequent practices of benefits management.
Learning to do it… the benefits modelling and analysis workshop
The benefits modelling and analysis workshop is a hands-on event in which analysts learn to carry out benefits modelling and analysis.
The benefits modelling and analysis workshop is…
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The key outcome consists of business analysts understanding the concepts of benefits management, benefits modelling and benefits analysis and then learning to plan and apply the process and relevant techniques in order to perform benefits modelling and analysis
Delegates are presented with a step-by-step approach towards organising and running facilitated benefits modelling workshops, using different modelling and analysis techniques and performing qualitative and quantitative analysis
The workshop includes several practical exercises that are based on a case study and data provided about the case study