Project Finance Primer: This course is used by learners looking for a quick introduction to project finance. They are typically not yet involved in structuring these transactions but may need to have a working knowledge and understanding of project finance principles and concepts e.g. relationship managers, chief financial officers, advisers, lawyers, analysts, syndication staff, agency staff etc. This course can be completed in 3-4 hours.
Project Finance Foundations : This course is designed for serious practitioners involved in structuring and/or assessing complex project finance transactions and comprehensively covers project finance principles and techniques. It starts from first principles and comprehensively covers contractual structures, project risks, debt sizing and structuring, key terms of all the major contracts and credit agreements. It also provides an introduction into the major project finance sectors and the risk characteristics of each. It takes between 30-40 hours to complete this Course.
Mastering Project Finance Models : This course is designed for practitioners new to financial modelling and who need to get behind the numbers and understand how project finance models are put together. The best way to understand a project finance model is to build one and this Course takes participants step by step through the process of building a project finance model. A basic understanding of project finance principles is assumed along with basic Excel skills. It takes between 30-40 hours to complete.
Modelling Financial Statements : This course is for those looking to broaden their financial modelling skills. Participants get to build an integrated three-statement financial model. This skill is also useful for those wanting to carry out credit analysis on the major project finance participants.
No special software is required, and the Courses are accessed via your browser. The courses are compatible with browsers in HTML5 mode or Flash mode.
You get a license to access all the Course material on our Learning Management System for 12 months. Here you can go through the e-learning content, take quizzes, view videos etc. You also get unlimited instructor support via e-mail. In addition, you have access to downloadable content. This includes:
As mentioned above, you have 12 months to complete the Course from the time you are issued with a login.
Absolutely. While “on the job” training may eventually cover everything, you would expect your staff to know, it is often inefficient and can be a bit hit and miss. Together, the Project Finance Foundations and the Mastering Project Finance Models Courses ensure your staff members gain the knowledge and skill they need to be regarded as “practitioners”.
Yes. There are scored quizzes that determine completion for the Project Finance Primer, Project Finance Foundations, and Modelling Financial Statements Courses. To complete the “Mastering Project Finance Models” Course, completed spreadsheets need to be submitted to the instructor.
We can provide weekly/monthly progress reports for all the courses (if required).
Nord/LB is using the Project Finance Foundation as an introductory tool for our less experienced Project Finance colleagues .The tool is very well put together and provides the flexibility that we require to develop our people in a very busy environment.Andy Robinson Global Head of Project Finance Origination, Nord/LB