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Investment Methods


Investment Analysis Methods

In order for businesses to grow, expand and reach their full potential, investment decisions must be made strategically and mindfully. Every business has the opportunity to make an infinite number of investments of all shapes, sizes and types on an ongoing basis. But just as the right investments can start incredible success stories, poor investments often have catastrophic consequences. Those who are able to focus on the former while avoiding the latter are rare and priceless business assets. Accountants and financial professionals work closely with business to explore, consider and advise on viable investment methods and opportunities.

This expert tutorial provides a fascinating overview of how investments and investment methods contribute to successful business operations. Its content covers investment proposals, appraisal methods, the production of project reports and how investment opportunities are evaluated. Explore investment analysis methods, cost of capital, depreciation, tax and inflows from the perspective of an experience accountant. Discover what it takes to become an expert in investment identification and analysis.



After the completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Describe an appreciation for the need for proper investment appraisal.
  • Explain the various methods of appraising capital projects, including their relative merits and demerits
  • Identify some other concepts relevant in investment appraisal.


Programme Content


  • Introduction of Investment Methods
  • Types of Investment Proposals
  • Project Report
  • Methods of Appraisal
  • Cost of Capital
  • Limitations of Investment Appraisal Techniques


Target Audience

  • New or recent recruits to banking and financial organizations
  • Operations and support staff
  • Finance and accounting staff
  • Dealers and Traders


No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.


  • Participants:8 - 400
  • Duration: 2 - 3 hours
  • Participation:Only collaborative

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Course at QLS CPD
Study Method LMS
Course Duration 10 Hours
Start Date on going
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