Investment appraisal basics

In this course, we aim to give you an understanding of a variety of investment appraisal techniques. In particular, we are going to focus on discounted cash flow techniques, namely NPV or net present value. At the end of the course, you should have an idea how companies or even individuals decide whether or not to proceed with a capital purchase or investment project.

This course will cover:

  • The concept of the ‘time value of money’
  • Compounding
  • Discounting
  • Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

By the end of this course you will:

  • Have an understanding of investment appraisal techniques using discounted cash flows.
  • Have a basic understanding of some of the key tools which organisations use to make capital purchase decisions or evaluate investment projects.

CPD Points: 1

CPD Duration (hours): 1

Access: 12 months from purchase date

Price: £30.00 (excludes VAT)