The Project Management Workshop: A Trainer's Guide by James Taylor

By James Taylor

Delivering the data and instruments essential to layout and convey powerful, on-target company education periods on undertaking administration, The venture administration Workshop offers running shoes with targeted guidance on easy methods to supply managers with the talents had to deal with their tasks. contains lecture notes, examples, difficulties, worksheets, overheads, and extra. urged for either specialist running shoes wanting a crash direction in venture administration and skilled undertaking managers wanting specific education guideline.

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Using the ROI criterion, the decision to invest in the project is made by comparing the ROI for the project with the firm's target return. For example, suppose a company requires a rate of return of 55%, and the president wants the project manager to look at the prospective investment again with this criterion in mind. 9 million for the five years of the project's life. 38 million. 3 million. 3 ROI = 45% Since this ROI is less than the firm's target return of 55%, the project is rejected, based solely on the basis of the ROI criterion.

If it is less than 1, then the project should not be pursued; if zero, the project is likely only to break even and not provide enough benefit to warrant pursuing it. Benefit-to-Cost Ratio The benefit-to-cost ratio that is most often used is B/C = Pv (Inflows)/Pv (Outflows) The procedure for determining the B/C is to calculate the present values of the revenues and costs as in the NPV analysis, but instead of subtracting the two, divide Pv (Inflows)by Pv (Outflows). 0. 0, it would not be. 0, then it will break even.

The payback period is found by dividing the total costs expected over the life of the project by the estimated yearly revenues. Ask participants if they think this is a good project to pursue. Also, ask participants if they think their business unit of the company would consider a five-year payback period acceptable. - - -- - - - Training Tip: Ask the participants often if they are following the explanation and if they have questions. - The Project Management Workshop 136 Return on Investment (ROI) Return on Investment (ROI) Return on Investment (ROO, another very commonly used selection technique, is a financial measure of how much profit is likely from invested costs.

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