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Project Benefits Realisation General Presentation 7 Actions G Byatt

A brief outline of an example 7-point Plan for projects to deliver benefits.

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Project Benefits Realisation General Presentation 7 Actions G Byatt

  1. 1. Delivering Project Benefits – A Practical Plan for Success Gareth Byatt Programme Manager and Head of Global PMO, Lend Lease Corporation ( MBA, PgMP®, PRINCE2 Practitioner APAC Region Director, PMOSIG
  2. 2. Projects deliver outcomes + benefits
  3. 3. A 7-Point Benefits Plan Identify Distil Monitor Use Review Operate & the “core the core benefits Project benefits deliver need” need focus Reviews focus benefits BENEFITS FOCUS NEEDS TO BE MAINTAINED THROUGOUT… Initiation Planning Delivery Close Operate
  4. 4. 1 Identify the “core need”* 1. To generate revenue and/or profit 2. To save costs 3. To contribute to a strategic objective 4. Because you have to * Courtesy of Stephen Jenner (2009): “Realising Benefits from Government ICT investment – a fool’s errand?”
  5. 5. 2 Distil your “core need” John F Kennedy’s Mission Statement, May 25th 1961: • Create a simple, “I believe that this nation should “sticky” message commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a • People relate to man on the Moon and returning him stories, examples safely to the Earth.” and journeys • Make Business Case benefits real
  6. 6. 3 Map Benefits during Planning • Customer – understand what you are buying (Implementation) • Project team – focus on the end goal and think about “end use”
  7. 7. 4 Monitor Benefits focus during Delivery Execute, Monitor & Control • Delivery team Manage Scope, Budget, Schedule, Quality – Map your works Ensure appropriate Governance to the core need and the end benefits • Governance – Check the team’s focus on benefits Source: Jenner, S (2010) Transforming Government and Public Services with Project Portfolio Management, Gower.
  8. 8. 5 Benefits focus in Project Reviews • Whether ad-hoc Remember to or a Gate Review think about the project’s – Scope relates to benefits the end benefits? – People focused on right tasks? – Is a Benefits Plan in place yet?
  9. 9. 6 Review the Benefits Plan on Close Benefits Strategy Map • Has the project – kept to its original Business intentions? Case Benefits • Is the entity – now ready to achieve and track the benefits?
  10. 10. 7 Deliver the Benefits • Survey key people (Champions, Owners etc) on Benefits • Track Value for Money + Status at agreed timeframes (e.g. quarterly) • Do the actual benefits justify the actual cost? • Are arrangements for capturing new/emerging benefits in place? Example Benefits Realisation Plan template
  11. 11. The 7-Point Benefits Plan summary
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A brief outline of an example 7-point Plan for projects to deliver benefits.


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