Feasibility modelling takes the 'economic' part of a feasibility study and integrates market conditions and research into a financial model, so entrepreneurs and change-makers can test the potential viability of their business idea(s) in a more efficient way, and without losing the depth these models need to attract lending or investment. In this course, you'll apply what you learned in the previous course to complete your first feasibility model. You'll take a look at a practice feasibility model for a coffee shop so you can see each component of the feasibility model in action. Finance doesn’t always fit into templates and boxes, so this course is designed to get you really comfortable with the ins and outs of feasibility modeling so your financial models can become ‘living documents’ that are always are updated with new and better data.
At the end of this course, learners will…
Understand and be able to explain the following key points…
- Startup capital
- Exit costs
- Market potential
- Monthly cash flow analysis
Be able to use the following skills, tools, processes, procedures…
- Complete a mock feasibility model for a coffee shop
- Start your first feasibility model for your own organization
Actually do the following tasks…
- Apply the understanding of feasibility modeling you gained in the previous course by completing your first feasibility model
- Identify what information you need to insert into your feasibility model
- Gather and insert data from local resources into your feasibility model
- Collect industry data from reports, associations, similar businesses, and estimates
- Really understand what your data outputs tell you
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