you will be required to form teams of approximately four (4) people. One team member is to be elected the project leader for the duration of the project. Teams will prepare a project business case based on an IT project case study and should use their own initiative regarding assumptions and the scheduling all deliverables. An electronic copy of a case study will be available from your tutor or course lecturer (alternatively your team may wish to propose their own project—please get permission from your lecturer before proceeding with this)

In this assignment, you will be required to form teams of approximately four (4) people. One team member is to be
elected the project leader for the duration of the project. Teams will prepare a project business case based on an
IT project case study and should use their own initiative regarding assumptions and the scheduling all deliverables.
An electronic copy of a case study will be available from your tutor or course lecturer (alternatively your team may
wish to propose their own project—please get permission from your lecturer before proceeding with this).
Ideally the business case should contain details of the following:
• introduction and description of project background
• description of project objectives (including link to organisational mission statement)
• description of the current situation (including a SWOT analysis)
• outline of problem/opportunity statement
• details of critical assumptions and constraints
• an analysis of options and recommendations
• financial analysis (npv, roi and payback figures)
• preliminary project requirements (project preliminary scope)
• budget estimate (cost model and baseline)
• schedule estimate (including work breakdown structure level 3)
• list of potential risks
Templates for the above documents are available from your lecturer/tutor. You can use these as a basis, but you
are encouraged to research new and innovative ways of presenting your business case.
A quality team business case will demonstrate a synthesis of plan content, templates and ideas acquired from
project management professionals and academic authors with details from the case study provided. Innovation
marks may be awarded for evidence of additional deliverables, team participation such as meeting agenda’s and
minutes, leadership approach etc.