Once you have determine what kind of cost analysis you want to prepare, you need to identify which specific costs you need to include in your analysis and determine where you can find it. You also want to understand the importance of applying discount rates for multi-year analyses. In many cases, the costs you use will not be immediately available on budget information from within your organization and you will need to calculate some costs.
- How do I measure costs?
- Where do I find discount rates for a multi-year analysis?
- What other people do I need to include in the creation of my analysis?