Financial Issues

The DecisionCrafter NPD software will assist you in evaluating the economic and financial implications of your decisions as well as prepare the financial summaries required for your business plan. The program contains four worksheets. These worksheets are used to support the activities of each of the New Product Development stages.


Proof of Concept stage


Pre-production (Prototype) stage


Commercialization stage


The Business Plan

Data input cells in each Worksheet have been shaded to assist you in working with the spreadsheet. The first worksheet CONCEPT will help you complete the Benefit Cost Analysis. After opening the worksheet you should input the name of your company into Cell A1. Click on the DC icon to learn more about this software.