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The Project Workout, 4th Edition by Robert Buttrick

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Managing Benefits

Benefits and drivers

Forecasting benefits

Timing of benefits

In short, benefits are about making more money, about using existing resources and assets more efficiently, and about staying in business.

‘What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?’

MATTHEW 16:26

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  • Always measure benefits against a known baseline.
  • Make benefits tangible, where ever possible.
  • Place benefits in the wider business context.
  • Look out for unwanted side effects from your project.

Benefits and drivers

Legitimate projects

Realising benefits is the sole reason for undertaking a project. If there are no benefits, ...

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