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The NYS Forum Project Management Community of Practice

Project Origination and the Development of a Business Case
(The first phase of the PM Lifecycle)

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
2:30 - 4:00 pm (2:00 pm Check-In)
NYS Museum, Huxley Theater, Albany, NY

Attendees will earn 1.5 PDUs!!!!

Presenters / Topics:

  • Jon Haverly, Garnet River - Project Origination: How Project Managers can Prevent the Next Arch Deluxe
    This popular and well received session provides an overview of the Project Origination Phase along with a detailed analysis of critical information needed within a Business Case. This goal of the session is to provide tips for developing a Business Case and explain how we can improve the success of our projects by help organizations focus on their consumers and avoid selecting the wrong projects.
  • Sara Holmberg, Director of Enterprise Portfolio & Program Management Office, NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS)
    Sara will provide updates on the design and implementation status of the Project Origination process within ITS.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone responsible for developing a Business Case or needing a working knowledge of how to prepare a Business Case
  • Attendees will earn 1.5 PDUs


  • Free to Members of The NYS Forum, Inc. (Government and ITCR)
  • $10 Per Employee of Non-Member Government Agencies.
    • Registration Fee is Non-refundable
    • Payment must be received by November 30, 2012
  • If you would like more information regarding your agency membership status, contact Rebecca Buchner at [email protected] or (518) 438-7414


  • Project Origination and the Development of a Business Case Adobe® PDF (Adobe® PDF, 3,174 KB)