Project Financial Evaluation – Remote delivery

Project Financial Evaluation is a one-day equivalent workshop that will be delivered virtually across two sessions. The workshop will empower you to effectively evaluate alternative projects and investments to enable you to make the best financial decisions.

The workshop includes videos, with practical and reflective exercises, giving you the opportunity to apply the techniques you learn in a real-life context. The material is presented in an easy-to-understand manner and contextualised for the public sector.

This workshop comprises of two 3-hour virtual facilitator-led sessions.

Topics covered

  • Financial analysis within business case evaluation
  • Discounted cashflow concepts
  • Net present value (NPV)
  • Internal rate of return (IRR)
  • Whole-of-life costing
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Practical application

Who should attend?

The workshop is designed to assist board members, chief executive officers, finance and treasury managers, and staff responsible for project evaluation and financial risk management. No knowledge of the topics is assumed; participants with prior experience may find the workshop useful to refresh and extend their knowledge.

The QTC Education Program is only available to Queensland Public Sector Employees (this includes employees of the Queensland Government, Queensland government departments, local governments, statutory corporations, and other entities to the extent they have an association or are related to the State of Queensland) and QTC employees. By registering for a workshop or webinar, you acknowledge that you are a Queensland Public Sector Employee. QTC/UQ reserves the right to unenroll any person that is not a Queensland Public Sector Employee or QTC employee from any workshop or webinar in the Education Program. If you are unenrolled from a workshop or webinar you will be entitled to receive a full refund of any workshop fees paid.

 

Outcomes

At the completion of the workshop participants will be able to understand:

  • how project evaluation fits into¬†the Queensland Government project assessment framework and specifically within the business case analysis and evaluation
  • how to use cashflows and financial risk in order to make informed investment decisions.

Practical exercises

Participants will apply the various techniques covered to exercises. Financial mathematics background information and formula will be provided.

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Continuing professional development

Completion of QTC Education Program workshops may be recognised for the purpose of continuing professional development hours for members of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA), Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), Governance Institute of Australia, and other professional bodies and associations.

Upcoming workshops

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