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6 key requirements to satisfy the business case

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1. Strategic need and priority

Is there a clear, strategic need aligned to the business/organisation priorities?

 2. Rationale and timing of proposal

What are the consequences of not proceeding with the investment and why is funding required now?

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3. Value for money

Has a wide range of options been assessed to demonstrate if the investment delivers the best use of money?

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4. Clear definition of scope

Is the scope clearly defined and linked to the business/organisation objectives in a way that will deliver the intended benefits?

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5. Sound management of risks

Is there a demonstrated depth of knowledge and leadership to manage and respond to risks?

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6. Delivery capacity and capability

Is there a sufficient appreciation to procure and deliver the project in such a way to realise the claimed benefits?

Chris Tehan Service Line Lead

Chris Tehan

Principal and Global Business Case Service Line Lead

Chris is a transport and business case specialist with more than 23 years' industry experience in Australia, Asia and the United Kingdom. He has vast experience in preparing business cases for the transport and urban development portfolio, including for some of Australia’s major transport infrastructure projects such as Melbourne Metro, East West Link, North West Rail Link and Sydney CBD Light Rail. He has also prepared business cases for several major urban development projects and has made significant contributions to Victoria's submissions to Infrastructure Australia since 2008.


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