The Mechanics of Project Finance

IFF - International Faculty of Finance
Training overview
Professional Course
Self-paced Online
16 weeks
From 2,299 GBP
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This provider offers an online version of their classroom courses

Who should attend?

This online training programme will be most beneficial to professionals working in the following areas:

  • Business Development, Portfolio Management & Credit Function
  • Energy, Mining, Infrastructure & PFI/PPP
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Public Services
  • Insurance Brokerage & Advising
  • ECA

Training content

The course will include the following content:

Module 1: An Introduction to Project Finance

  • What is "Project Finance" - How Does it Differ From Other Forms of Lending?
  • Who Uses Project Finance and Why?
  • Key Characteristics of Project Finance
  • Disadvantages fpr Borrowers and Sponsors
  • Risk and Reward Relationships of the Players

Module 2: Qualitative Risk Identification, Analysis & Mitigation (A)

  • Sponsor Risk
  • Country and Political Risk
  • Risks of the Project Itself

Module 3: Qualitative Risk Identification, Analysis & Mitigation (B)

  • Risks of the Project Itself

Module 4: Quantitative Risk Analysis and Debt Sizing/Structuring

  • The Borrower and Sponsor Objectives
  • Use of Different Techniques by Borrower to Assess Project Attractiveness
  • The Banker's Objectives
  • Debt Sizing & Sculpting

Module 5: Documenting the Deal

  • The Documentation Process
  • A Recap on Syndicated Debt Terminology with Special Reference to Project Finance
  • The Key "Command & Control" Mechanisms in Project Finance Agreements
  • Borrower and Sponsor Needs and "Hot Buttons"

Module 6: The Project Finance Time-Line & Project Finance Security-Taking

  • Steps in the Project Finance Process
  • Lender Security
  • Relative Value of Different Security Types
  • Security in Challenging Locations
  • Key Security Instruments

Elective path A – Two Modules to complete

  • Module 1: Infrastructure Project Finance
  • Module 2: PPP/PFI Project Finance

Elective path B – Two Modules to complete

  • Elective Module 1: Oil & Gas/Mining Project Finance
  • Elective Module 2: Conventional & Renewable Power Project Finance

Certification / Credits

Accredited option - Post Graduate Certificate with Middlesex University

This Project Finance course is now available with an optional accreditation from the Middlesex University London. For delegates who opt for accreditation, a post graduate certificate will be awarded upon completion of all course requirements.

Certificate Requirements

In addition to studying the eight units and passing eight short self assessment tests after each unit, delegates will need to submit a 2,000 word assignment at the end of the course which will be assessed. The assignment will be a cumulative project that you will work through and build upon during each stage of the course.

About IFF

International Faculty of Finance - IFF Finance & IFE Energy - Specialist Training Courses

As one of the world's leading specialist financial training organisations, The International Faculty of Finance, provides participants in the global financial markets with intensive technical training programmes designed to help them succeed on the global stage.  Established in 1991 we...

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