Performance of the company, regardless of the market sector where carries out its business, is closely linked to company's management processes at every level. The present paper is dedicated to the improvement concerning company management field. Significant and increasingly important part of the management process is project management. There may be considered two fundamental approaches - output oriented and benefit oriented. The paper examines the second one. In this context, progress can be achieved by using some of the multiple managerial tools or by their combination. The Cranfield process model was picked for reviewing as a method that is frequently and successfully applied in project benefits management. The emphasis was specifically given to a benefits realization plan and the fundamental tool for its creation - the benefits dependency network. On this basis, the proposal of the simplified model representing benefits dependency network for manufacturing company was offered.