Evaluación de proyectos y flexibilidad operativa: el van y algo más Report as inadecuate

Evaluación de proyectos y flexibilidad operativa: el van y algo más - Download this document for free, or read online. Document in PDF available to download.

Gabriela A. Díaz-Vidal ;Ingeniare. Revista Chilena de Ingeniería 2016, 24 1

Author: Carlos A. Díaz-Contreras

Source: http://www.redalyc.org/


Revista Chilena de Ingeniería ISSN: 0718-3291 facing@uta.cl Universidad de Tarapacá Chile Díaz-Contreras, Carlos A.; Díaz-Vidal, Gabriela A. Evaluación de proyectos y flexibilidad operativa: El VAN y algo más Ingeniare.
Revista Chilena de Ingeniería, vol.
24, núm.
1, enero, 2016, pp.
5-7 Universidad de Tarapacá Arica, Chile Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=77243535001 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Ingeniare.
Revista chilena de ingeniería, vol. 24 Nº 1, 2016, pp.
2-4 EDITORIAL Project assessment and operational flexibility: VAN and more The appearance of the first computers in 19441 and their rapid development to today’s modern PCs, together with the emergence of software (in the 70’s), have permitted the application of increasingly sophisticated techniques in the preparation of investment projects, for example by allowing investment research to make better and more accurate demand projections; optimizing production processes; enhancing the size and location of plants among others. In evaluating projects, the development of software spreadsheets2 and simulation software3 has facilitated the calculations of cash flows, its profitability and risk treatment. Until recent years, for managers and business owners with a good analysis and calculations of the technical variables of market research, technical, legal, environmental and administrative, plus a reasonable estimate of the cash flows, capital rate cost and finally the Net Present Value (VAN in Spanish), complemented by a good risk analysis, seemed as enough: If the investment project had a positive NPV there was no doubt that it should be implemented as it would generate wealth for their owners; and conversely, a...

Related documents