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Project Appraisal & Analysis

Tools & Techniques for Managing Project Risks & Uncertainties
Coventry Academy -  Project Appraisal & Analysis

Course Schedules

 28 Oct-01 Nov 2024

Training course overview

Whereas there are some risks and uncertainties in operational activities, just about every aspect of a project is subject to significant uncertainty and the possibility of things occurring or being discovered which can significantly impact, positively or negatively, its success. This Coventry Academy online training course explores a range of tools and techniques which can be used to support the exploration of risk and uncertainty in the content of projects, their schedule, finances and resources. This is underpinned by consideration of a structured approach to the identification, analysis and management of uncertainty, threats and opportunities, utilising the PMBOK® six Risk Management processes.

What are the goals?

This Coventry Academy online training course enables attendees to:

  • Understand the use of technical, economic, financial & risk analysis in selecting projects that meet organisational objectives
  • Undertake financial analysis using Payback, NPV & IRR
  • Identify and quantify risk & uncertainties
  • Evaluate and manage risks using the latest tools & techniques
  • Manage uncertainties using Decision Trees and Project Management techniques - Network & Critical Path Analysis, Gantt Charts, Resource Planning, Contingency Planning & Earned Value Analysis

Who is this training course for?

This Coventry Academy online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals, but will greatly benefit:

  • New & Experienced Supervisors
  • Team Leaders & Line Managers
  • Project & Process Engineers and Managers
  • Risk Managers and Professionals
  • Professionals at All Levels Involved in Projects

Course Outline

Day One:  Project Appraisal & Analysis I
  • The Investment Criteria & The Investment Planning Process
  • Identifying Technical, Logistical & Environmental Risks
  • Economic Risk Analysis
  • Market Risk Analysis
  • Selecting Projects to meet Organisational Objectives in a COVID World
Day Two:  Project Appraisal & Analysis II – Financial Analysis
  • Estimating Income, Cashflows & Durations
  • Identifying Risks from the Projected Cashflow
  • Calculating the Cost of Finance – WACC, CAPM & Arbitrage Pricing
  • Capital Investment Appraisal Techniques - Payback; ARR, NPV, IRR etc.
  • Financial Appraisal using Spreadsheet Skills
Day Three: Project Risk & Uncertainties
  • Measuring Risk & Uncertainties - coping with COVID
  • Project Constraints
  • Balancing Scope, Time, Quality & Cost
  • Evaluating the Risks & Uncertainties – Their Likelihood & Impact
  • Risk Response Planning & Reporting – Contingency Plans to cope with on-going COVID
Day Four: Risk Management
  • The Risk Management Process at various levels of an organization and throughout the Project Life Cycle
  • The Project Manager’s Roles and Responsibilities
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Financial Risk Management & Derivatives
  • Sensitivity Analysis & Monte Carlo Simulation Analysis
Day Five: Managing Uncertainties
  • Decisions Trees to Manage Uncertainties and make Strategic Decisions
  • Programming Techniques – Gannt Charts, Network & Critical Path Analysis
  • Manpower Planning and Resource Smoothing & Levelling
  • Project Contingency Planning
  • Earned Value Analysis – Controlling Cost & Schedule Variances

The certificate

  • A Coventry Academy e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the online training course

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