Category Archives for Benefits Management

Scenario Planning and Program Management

In its most broad sense scenario planning is a strategic planning tool that can help organizations make adaptive long term plans. This is done based on consideration of the major changes and trends taking place in the world, such as PESTLE trends – political, economic, social, technical, legal, and economic. Predicting the future is difficult, […]

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Benefits Mananagement Part 5: An Example

In the previous 4 parts of this series we walked through all the theory behind creating a Benefits Dependency Network. In this final part of the series we’ll walk through an example of a BDN to make the practice behind the theory more clear. Remember that there are five sections we need to link together […]

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Benefits Management, Part 4: Outcomes, Projects, Enablers, and the Benefits Dependency Network

In the part 3 of this series, Identifying Benefits, we looked at creating Objectives and from these, creating Benefits. You may remember that in order for a Benefit to be realised there needs to be some form of deliverable, that we refer to as an outcome. Outcomes are delivered by projects and programs. You can think of an outcome […]

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Benefits Management, Part 3: Identifying Benefits

As described previously, the first step in the Benefits Management Process is to identify the benefits we want to achieve. Benefits don’t exist in isolation, and so we start this process by determining the objectives. You can think of objectives as the desired end state. It’s likely the organisation’s objectives will have already been set by […]

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