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The overall aim of this course is to provide participants with competencies required to prepare, analyze and evaluate feasibility studies. The course involves building a feasibility study financial model using hands-on training on Microsoft Excel. The course also aims at enabling participants to appraise service and industrial investments using different capital budgeting techniques as well as analyzing the related financial parameters.
What Do Participants Learn?
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Define 'feasibility study' and compare it to 'business plan'
Identify the crucial elements in the feasibility study
Build the feasibility study financial model using Microsoft Excel
Apply different investment appraisal methods and analyze financial parameters Analyze the feasibility study and find its merits and shortcomings
Who Should Attend?
project managers and individuals involved in preparing, writing and analyzing feasibility studies.
This course is worth 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs).
What Will the Learning Experience Include?
Comprehensive pre-program activities include:
Web-based information forms & surveys completed by attendee.
Direct consultation with the attendee about the expectations.
During the training, participants engage in data, activities, and conversations that lead to insight and knowledge.
Participants learn from expert trainers who have both academic and business experiences.
Highly applicable training content & instructive activities for adding depth to training topics.
**A half-day site visit for integrating the experience & plan next steps. Opportunities to provide connections, ideas & support.
Explore & Practice
Apply & sustain the learning experience by using this ongoing support:
To ensure participant has new skills or behavior progress.
Optional, fee-based mentoring & coaching with the trainer.
Training materials & additional documents (e-books, pdf files, presentations and articles)
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Introduction and definitions
Definitions of 'feasibility study'Objectives of a feasibility study
Feasibility study versus business plan
Feasibility study cyclePreparation steps for a feasibility study
Feasibility study elements
Report elements of the feasibility study
Executive summaryOutline of the feasibility study
Market research and analysis
Market research data types
Sales projections analysis
Critical technical questions
Feasibility study financial model using Microsoft Excel
Building the financial model of the feasibility study
Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
Cost of equity using the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
Unlevered Free Cash Flow (UFCF)
Terminal value of the projectPreparing sensitivity tables
Creating different scenario analyses
Appraisal and analysis of the feasibility study
Financial analysis parameters
Liquidity ratiosOperating ratios
Financial leverage ratiosSecurity ratios
Profitability ratiosInvestment appraisal analyses
Quantity and sales Breakeven Points (BEP)
Payback Period (PP)
Net Present Value (NPV)
Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
Profitability Index (PI)
Evaluation and implementation of the feasibility study
Internal recommendations and conclusions
Evaluating feasibility studies
Common mistakes in using the feasibility study results