Practitioners may use the P3-VALUE Analytical Tools to better understand the concepts, inputs, key assumptions and outputs from evaluations of risk, financial feasibility and "value for money" analyses used to compare the aggregate financial benefits and costs of a P3 alternative with traditional procurement. The P3-VALUE Analytical Tools are comprised of four Excel-based spreadsheet tools designed to educate the user. As conceptual educational tools, they are not intended for use in detailed evaluation of actual projects. P3-VALUE The Primers are intended to assist practitioners in the planning and evaluation of P3 procurements.
P3-VALUE Orientation Guide
Orientation Guide: PDF HTML
The P3-VALUE Orientation Guide introduces users to P3s and the methods used in P3 evaluation. The Guide reviews the different types of P3s and their benefits and limitations, and explains how public agencies may evaluate different procurement options for a particular project. The Guide also explains how the P3-VALUE Analytical Tools can help users understand the processes and considerations that go into a rigorous quantitative analysis of P3 procurement options for transportation projects.
P3-VALUE Troubleshooting Guide
This troubleshooting guide assists in the successful use of the P3-VALUE tool suite. P3-VALUE is comprised of four interactive, integrated spreadsheet-based tools including Risk Assessment, Public Sector Comparator, Shadow Bid, and Financial Assessment. The troubleshooting guide is meant to supplement the P3-VALUE user manuals by addressing typical technical issues that users may encounter when utilizing the suite.