Introduction to Whole Life Appraisal

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Event summary

This event will provide an invaluable introduction to the concept of whole life appraisal, which is widely acknowledged as delivering best value for money, but many organisations still only pay lip service to it.

The programme schedule is available to download below.


17 November 2017
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00


CIPFA Mansell Street
77 Mansell Street
E1 8AN
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Standard price

£495.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£325.00 excl VAT

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About this event

This event will provide a step by step process providing practical guidance on when, and where, whole life approaches can be used to inform decision making.

This practical day will consider strategic whole life issues as they relate to projects, maintenance and property review, and will be of use both to those new to the topic and those with some previous experience and knowledge.

Delegates should leave the day feeling more confident about how to make progress with embedding an approach to whole life issues in their organisation.

Learning objectives

Delegates will gain a practical understanding of how to develop a structured approach to whole life appraisal within the public sector.

Session 1:

Developing an understanding of whole life appraisal and a ten step approach to application.

Session 2:

Establishing how whole life appraisal can be used in a range of property decisions and not just on new projects.

Session 3:

Getting a working understanding of the ‘maths’ in working out whole life costs over the life of a building/project.

Session 4:

Establishing how the practical approaches for whole life appraisal can be applied in the workplace.

Who should attend

Property professionals, service managers, finance professionals and anyone who is in involved in property decision-making within the public sector.


  • Asset management
  • / Capacity building
  • / Efficiency
  • / Financial management
  • / Professional development
  • / Property
  • / Value for money

Download programme schedule

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