FREE ONLINE COURSE
Teach yourself Economic Evaluation and & Financial Modelling
Teach yourself how to evaluate the economics and merits of:
- a project or
- an existing business/ social enterprise
Launch a new skill
Launch a new career. Professionals in several countries around the world have used the approach in this website to develop their skills in evaluation. A few have adapted these skills to begin a career in economic evaluation or financial evaluation.
No prerequisite skills
No accounting or finance skills are needed. Instead, these evaluations use a helicopter view of the physical flows and concepts inside the project / business / social enterprise.
2 Streams - Business & Social Enterprise
Learning Modules are available for business assessments and social enterprise assessments (self-funding community projects & not for profit projects and operations). Pick the stream to suit you.
Teach yourself rapidly up three levels of modules with examples of finished evaluations that give full understanding and a starting point.
LEVEL 1 MODULES:
20 Modules - each 4 to 10 minutes
This the classical creation of an easy-to-understand economic model / financial model. The model is simply a working tool to tackle Level 2. Worked examples are included.
Completing this model is just the start!
LEVEL 2 MODULES:
Evaluating the business or project including assessing alternatives.
9 Modules - each 4 to 10 minutes
This is the most important activity where you use the economic model / financial model to assess the full range of possibilities for the project, business or social enterprise. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of each alternative configuration – including of not proceeding. Worked examples are included.
This is the most fulfilling activity!
LEVEL 3 MODULES:
Making the Decision
3 Modules - each 4 to 5 minutes
Using the results in Level 2 to select the best way to proceed. This is likely to involve specialists outside the team/person who helped perform Levels 1 & 2.
This should follow on naturally from the results of Level 2!
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