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Training on Project Appraisal and Impact Evaluation

By: Data-Afrique Consultants


20 Jun - 01 Jul, 2022  12 days

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USD 2,000


This course aims at equipping participants with the skills to appraise and analyze projects. It relies on the current tools and techniques in managing project risks and uncertainties to ensure the profit margins are sustainable.  The major objective of the course is to impart participants with the skills to understand the value and practice of impact evaluation in development economies, to develop and implement impact evaluation.

Course Objectives

  • Carryout technical, economic, financial, and risk analysis to select projects that meet the objectives of the state and the organization
  • Carry out financial analysis using Payback, NPV and IPR
  • Identify and measure risks
  • Using the latest tools and techniques, manage and evaluate risks
  • Use decisions trees, programming techniques, Network and Path analysis, manpower planning, contingency planning, and Gannt  charts to manage uncertainties
  • Identify the workability of a project

Who Should Attend

This course targets project management official from non-governmental organizations,  National statistics offices, researchers, governmental ministries, Planning ministries, and financial institutions, among others.

Course Outline

  • Project Appraisal and Analysis
  • Criteria of investment and the planning process of investments
  • Identification of Technical, logistic, and environmental risks
  • Analysis of economic risk
  • Analysis of market risk
  • Selection of projects meeting objectives of an organizations
  • Financial Analysis
  • Income, Cash-flow, and durations estimation
  • Identification of projected cash-flow risks
  • Calculation of finance costs- WACC, CAPM, and Arbitrage Pricing
  • Techniques of capital investments appraisal – Payback, APR, NPV, IRR
  • Using spreadsheets skills for financial appraisal
  • Project Risk and Appraisal
  • Risk and uncertainty measuring
  • Constraints of a project
  • Balancing scope, time, quality and cost
  • Risks and uncertainty evaluation
  • Planning risk response and reporting
  • Risk Management
  • Process of risk management throughout the lifecycles of the project
  • Role and responsibilities of the project manager
  • Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
  • Financial risk management and derivatives
  • Sensitivity analysis and the Monte Carlo Simulation analysis
  • Managing Uncertainties
  • Using the decision tree to manage uncertainties
  • Programming techniques
  • manpower planning and resource smoothing and leveling
  • Project contingency planning
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Genuine costs
  • Intangible benefits measurements
  • Environmental issues
  • Intangible benefits in the appraisal decision making process
  • Development of Appropriate Models
  • Developing models
  • Investment opportunities modeling
  • Sensitivity analysis
  • Appraisal Process Development
  • The process
  • Utilization of the appraisal process in managing risks, negotiations, and project management
  • Development of own process to takeout risks
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Introduction
  • Counterfactual
  • Role of impact evaluation
  • Appropriate time to carryout impact evaluation
  • Evaluation Design
  • Establishment of a program theory
  • Evaluation approach selection
  • Baseline survey designing
  • Options lacking a baseline
  • using secondary data in impact evaluation
  • Function of qualitative information
  • Triangulation
  • Specific impact evaluation
  • Managing and Implementing impact Evaluation
  • Reference terms
  • Sources of data
  • Time and cost

General Notes

  • This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.
  • Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
MOMBASA, KENYA Jun 20 - 01 Jul, 2022
USD 2,000.00
USD 3,590.00
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