Analysis and monitoring of the investments’ profitability

How to correctly select the investments that create the most value ?

How can the Chartered Accountant help Managing Directors and Executives select the most profitable investments? What simulation tools can focus on investments with the best visibility and potential for value creation? Among the different tools of choice and investment analysis (Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, Pay Back period),  which are the most reliable and relevant?  

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Version française

Language of instruction: English

  • Supports provided in English
  • Familiarization with Anglo-Saxon accounting and financial terminology

Public, participants

  • Professionals working in an accounting firm
  • People wishing to open up to an operational and financial logic


  • Real and recent cases
  • Put into practice
  • Simulations and decision-making
  • Council & Advisory oriented

Training materials

  • Real and recent cases systematically provided with detailed correction
  • Synthetic methodological notes containing the studied concepts
  • Business game: simulation, decision-making, simulations
  • Supports provided in English and dematerialized


  • There is no prerequisite for this training
  • The basic fundamentals will be reviewed at the beginning of the day, allowing non-specialists to follow easily

Objectifs professionnels

  • Strengthen corporate consulting activities for Chartered Accountants
  • Accompany business leaders in their investment choices
  • Advise companies to finance their investments
  • Growth Relays for Chartered Accountants Consistent with Ethics

Contenu détaillé

1. Tools available to analyze the profitability of investments

  • Cash Flow Matrix, Profit and Loss Account, Investment Analysis
  • Link between Economic Profitability (ROCE) and Cost of Financing (WACC)

2. The determination of the discount rate

  • Which rate should be used to discount future cash flows from investments?
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital calculation. Potential impact of rate hype

3. Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, Recovery Time

  • NPV and IRR: Moving from an accounting logic to a financial approach
  • Choice of the most relevant indicator between VAN, TRI and DR

4. Choice between purchase, lease and other modes of financing

  • Investment financing methods: purchases or rentals
  • Investment financing: convertible bond, Mezzanine debt

5. Monitoring investment profitability and value creation

  • Determine the value creation of an investment
  • Investment profitability monitoring and performance management

Réf. : 18GES905

Durée : 1.0 j. (7h00)

Profils participants

  • Expert-comptable
  • Commissaire aux comptes

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