Appraisal and Selection of Projects
A Multi-faceted Approach
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Project appraisal is the process of assessing in a systematic way, the viability of a project at its initial "idea" stage when information is minimal, but the decision, whether to go ahead with the project, is important and this book deals with the principles and practice of such appraisal process. It covers all the financial and economic aspects, including market and technical analysis, environmental appraisal, life cycle costing, and SWOT analysis. The book starts with basis of the subject followed by analysis of the project proposals from different perspectives for ascertaining their viabilities including a brief discussion on uncertainty and risk analysis, important tools and techniques. This book covers projects in almost all domains, such as engineering, management, medical science etc. It will also be of great interests for entrepreneurs for their start-up projects.
Table of Contents
1. Characteristics of a Project 2. Success and Appraisal of a Project 3. Market Analysis 4. Technical Analysis 5. Economic Analysis 6. Financial Evaluation 7. Environmental Appraisal 8. Uncertainty and Risk Analysis 9. Life Cycle Costing 10. SWOT Analysis
Utpal K. Ghosh is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), and a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (UK).