Introducing the principles of Cost Benefit Analysis

10th December 2013, Manchester 

This CLES learning event will introduce participants to the principles of cost-benefit analysis (CBA). CBA is a means of demonstrating the financial impact and effectiveness of a project or intervention to local economies and the State. The learning event will provide an overview of how a CBA is carried out and the strengths and weaknesses of using CBA in decision-making. Participants will learn how CBA fits within the HM Treasury’s green book approach to impact evaluation and explore key CBA concepts such as displacement and deadweight.

Course fee

  • Non members – £100;
  • VCS non members – £75;
  • Members – £50;
  • VCS members – £40

CLES members can use prepaid event days to book this course where appropriate. 

Course fees include detailed reference materials and refreshments.


12.30pm registration for 1pm start. Course ends at 4pm.