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PRJ 152B - Feasibility Studies: Preparation, Analysis and Evaluation (10 Days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PRJ 152B 27 May 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 152B 24 June 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 152B 29 July 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 152B 02 September 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 152B 07 October 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 152B 11 November 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PRJ 152B 02 December 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

A feasibility study is an analysis used in measuring the ability and likelihood to    complete a project successfully including all relevant factors. It must account for factors that affect it such as economic, technological, legal and scheduling factors. Project managers use feasibility studies to determine potential positive and negative outcomes of a project before investing a considerable amount of time and money into it.

Course Objectives

  • Prepare and analyze feasibility studies.
  • Identify crucial arguments and effectively explore the various assumptions.
  • Present ideas in a simple, effective, convincing and objective manner.
  • Build the feasibility study financial model using Microsoft Excel.
  • Perform scenario and sensitivity analysis to improve plans and projections.
  • Analyze someone else’s feasibility study and find its merits and shortcomings.

Who Should Attend?

  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Anyone involved in preparing, writing and analyzing feasibility studies

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Feasibility Study Definitions
  • Feasibility Study Objectives
  • Feasibility Study versus Business Plan
  • Feasibility Study Cycle
  • Feasibility Study Preparation Steps
  • Financial Statements

Day 2

  • Feasibility Study Elements
  • Feasibility Study Report Elements
  • Executive Summary
  • Feasibility Study Outline
  • Market Feasibility 
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Market Research Data Types
  • Sales Projections Analysis
  • Technical Feasibility 
  • Critical Technical Questions

Day 3

  • Supply Feasibility
  • Operational Feasibility
  • Financial Feasibility 
  • Project Costs
  • Indirect Costs
  • Ongoing Costs

Day 4

  • Feasibility Study Financial Model Using Microsoft Excel
  • Building the Feasibility Study Financial Model
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • Cost of Equity Using the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

Day 5

  • Unlevered Free Cash Flow (UFCF)
  • Terminal Value of the Project
  • Feasibility Study Appraisal and Analysis
  • Financial Analysis Parameters 

Day 6

  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Operating Ratios
  • Financial Leverage Ratios
  • Security Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Investment Appraisal Analysis 
  • Quantity and Sales Breakeven Points

Day 7

  • Payback Period
  • Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Profitability Index
  • Preparing Sensitivity Tables
  • Creating Different Scenario Analysis

Day 8

  • Feasibility Study Evaluation and Implementation
  • Internal Recommendations and Conclusions
  • Evaluating Feasibility Studies
  • Common Mistakes in Using the Feasibility Study Results
  • Implementing the Proposals

Day 9

  • Prepare a projected income statement
  • Risk analysis 
  • Profit projections 
  • Start-up costs
  • Working capital
  • Sales forecasts 
  • Hiring a lawyer or an accountant

Day 10

  • Conduct a market survey
  • Size of your market
  • Demand for product or service
  • Customer’s willingness to pay
  • Growth or decline period
  • Competitors