Shared Practice: Evaluation Methods
To prepare for this discussion, review the evaluation methods utilized by organizations for capital project investment decisions. Consider your professional experience, knowledge gained from this week’s resources, and/or additional research.
Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the various decision-making tools listed (e.g., regular payback, discounted payback, net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR), and modified internal rate of return).
Describe a project scenario in which you would recommend one method, or a combination of methods, as being more effective than others. Draw from your professional experience and/or additional research, and provide a rationale for your recommendation.