Feasibility Studies: Preparation, Analysis and Evaluation - Virtual Learning - Meirc

Feasibility Studies: Preparation, Analysis and Evaluation - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

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.

Course Objectives

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

Target Audience

Project sponsors, senior management, functional managers, project managers and individuals involved in preparing, writing and analyzing feasibility studies. This course is worth 30 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Target Competencies

  • Planning
  • Analyzing data
  • Evaluating options
  • Thinking proactively
  • Managing scenarios
  • Cognitive ability

Note

This course involves practical and hands-on training on a feasibility study financial model using Microsoft Excel. Laptops will be made available by Meirc.

The following will be distributed during the course:

  • Feasibility study financial models built in Excel - soft copy
  • Templates for feasibility study proposals - soft copy
  • Introduction and definitions
    • Definitions of 'feasibility study'
    • Objectives of a feasibility study
    • Feasibility study versus business plan
    • Feasibility study cycle
    • Preparation steps for a feasibility study
  • Feasibility study elements
    • Report elements of the feasibility study
    • Executive summary
    • Outline of the feasibility study
    • Marketing feasibility
      • Market research and analysis
      • Market research data types
      • Sales projections analysis
    • Technical feasibility
      • Critical technical questions
      • Supply feasibility
      • Operational feasibility
    • Financial feasibility
      • Project costs
      • Indirect costs
      • Ongoing costs
  • 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 project
    • Preparing sensitivity tables
    • Creating different scenario analyses
  • Appraisal and analysis of the feasibility study
    • Financial analysis parameters
      • Liquidity ratios
      • Operating ratios
      • Financial leverage ratios
      • Security ratios
      • Profitability ratios
    • Investment 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
    • Implementing the proposals

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

MPC
Per participant

USD 1,750

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