Online course
£140.00 + VAT


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Investment Appraisal – Online Course

2-3 Hours Introductory Skills

Understand investment appraisal from setting up the spreadsheet through to making the investment decision. We cover payback period, ROI, NPV, IRR and making the business case.


  • Be able to assess a project from a financial point of view
  • Understand what’s expected of you and how the process of project appraisal works
  • Be able to use appraisal methodologies such as payback period, ROI, NPV and IRR
  • Make a compelling business case

What you will learn


  • Why appraise investments?

The appraisal process

  • Example project
  • Procedures and authorizations

Appraisal methodologies

  • Setting up a spreadsheet
  • Payback period
  • Simple ROI
  • Net present value (NPV)
  • Compounding and discounting
  • Examples
  • Excel formula

Assessing a project

  • Completing the appraisal
  • Internal rate of return (IRR)
  • Scenario analysis
  • Sensitivity

Making the business case

  • The complete appraisal
  • The investment decision

Summary and conclusion

How you will learn

Our online courses are written and designed in-house to be practical, concise and engaging.  They are great as a stand-alone learning tool, as a pre-course requirement or to consolidate your previous learning.

We use visuals, audio and plenty of interactivity to keep you interested and alert. You can control the pace and can recap at any point. All courses come with a briefing paper for you to download and keep.

Our online courses are on demand, so you can do them whenever and wherever you like. You can use any device with speakers or headphones.

With our personalised approach you are welcome to email or phone your tutor if you have questions or you’d like to discuss any aspect of the course and we will monitor your progress &  send reminders when necessary.

You will have 4 months to complete your course (longer if required).