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Course overview

This module aims to give you an understanding of a variety of investment appraisal techniques. In particular, the focus is on discounted cash flow techniques, namely Net Present Value (NPV). At the end of the presentation, you should have an idea how companies or even individuals decide whether or not to proceed with a capital purchase or investment appraisal project.

On completion of this online course, you will gain an understanding of:

  • the concept of the ‘time value of money’
  • compounding and what it involves
  • what discounting entails
  • Net Present Value
  • Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

Key information

  • learn at your own pace
  • help meet your annual CPD requirements
  • develop your own learning needs

BPP is a leading provider of online technical CPD for accounting professionals. 

Disclaimer: This course is available for ACCA members, you may need your ACCA membership number to complete your booking. This course and outline is provided by a third-party course provider. All course bookings are subject to the terms and conditions set by the course provider. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms and conditions. ACCA takes no liability for bookings made with third-party suppliers.


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Date: Ongoing
Duration: 1 hour