This course is made up of four separately bookable modules:
This programme consists of four separately bookable modules, book the full Project finance academy and save £2535.
This 8 -day Project Finance Academy is designed to assist bankers, private investors, project developers, equipment suppliers, official creditors, and other project participants in acquiring all the skills they will need to evaluate project financing transactions in a wide variety of industrial sectors. Relying heavily on examples from around the world characteristic of the energy, oil and gas, mining, transportation, social services, water and sanitation and telecommunications businesses, attendees will be brought up to date on the very latest techniques and innovative approaches to structuring and funding projects.
The program is divided into four modules that may be attended in full or booked separately:
Module 1 conducted from days 1 to 3 comprises the program’s core. A rapid paced discussion of key aspects of project structures, at its conclusion participants will be able to break analysis into its component parts. They will have gained techniques for assembling market information, making qualitative judgments, developing key agreement and conducting thorough quantitative financial analysis of projects. This module further identifies the many sources of finance and risk support, from bank markets, to bond issuance, leasing and other foreign and local currency funding alternatives, highlighting their differences, requirements and investor concerns.
Building on a foundation established in the first portion of the program Module 2 introduces elements unique to projects in the natural resource sectors: oil, gas and mining. Discussion and cases cover upstream oil and gas delivery as well as green-field and later phase mining projects. Approaches to equipment finance are highlighted, including Islamic alternatives. Effective applications of interest rate, currency and commodity derivatives are described.
Module 3 This day-long session gives participants a hands-on opportunity to build a cash flow model for an LNG facility using Excel-based software. At the conclusion of the segment participants will be have built a pro forma project model suitable for examining debt capacity and project return on investment.
Module 4 In the final two days participants will become familiar with the wide array of models for Public Private Partnerships (PPP) designed to link public sector financial resources and accountability with private sector discipline, expertise, and capital. They will look at approaches to ‘balancing risk’ among various stakeholders, creditors and guarantors of projects as well as policy objectives like ‘value for money” central to Sovereign and Sub-sovereign governmental decision-making. Case examples cover projects in transport, water, sanitation, besides services and other infrastructure.
This final module also pays careful attention to the many techniques for enhancing the terms of funding provided by official players like the World Bank, ADB, EIB, IADB, EBRD, the Islamic Development Bank, Export Credit Agencies, use to promote infrastructure development.