Project Finance and the Public Private Partnership Professional Certificate: Online
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Project Finance and the Public Private Partnership Professional Certificate: Online

This Professional Certificate develops a complete set of job-ready skills for investors, commercial and investment bankers, lawyers, accountants, and regulators. You learn about the accounting and economic drivers that motivate the use of Project Finance as opposed to other types of commercial lending and investment. After being introduced to the different types of projects and Public Private Partnerships, you will meet the key participants and learn about their roles and responsibilities in creating operational and financial structures at critical points in a project timeline.

Program Details (NASBA) View
Program LevelIntroductory
Prerequisites Knowledge of corporate finance and basic credit analysis
Advance PreparationNo advance preparation required.
Recent Revision Date February 16, 2017
Instructional Delivery Method QAS Self Study
Field of StudySpecialized Knowledge
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What You'll Learn
Who Should Take This
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MODULE 1: MACRO­LEVEL CONCEPTS

  • Definition of Project Finance
  • Real Estate – Analogy
  • Understanding Public Private Partnership
  • Introduction to Participants and Motivations
  • History and Evolution of Project Finance
  • Classic Deal Iron Ore Mine
  • Basic Project Finance Structures
  • Post Construction – Structures
  • Importance of Accounting Definitions
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MODULE 2: DESCRIPTION AND EXAMPLES

  • Types of Deals
  • Legal and Operating Environment
  • Customer Category
  • Example of Projects - Alaska Oil Pipeline
  • Lender Checklist
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MODULE 3: THE PROJECT FINANCE PROCESS

  • The Beginning of Project Finance
  • Feasibility Study
  • Financing Models
  • Participants and Motivations
  • Lenders
  • Hedging of Risks
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MODULE 4: REVIEW MULTIPLE EXAMPLES

  • Case A: U.S. Geothermal
  • Case B: Airport Case New
  • Case C: Toll Road Case
  • Case D: AES Jordan Case
  • Case U: Canada Schools
  • Case P: Gas-Project Financing
  • Case W: Ichthys LNG Project
  • Case V: Guyana Goldfields
  • Which deal will you invest in?
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MODULE 5: DOCUMENTATION, RATING AGENCIES, LOAN SYNDICATION

  • Project Documentation
  • Rating Agencies
  • Loan Syndication Process
  • Scenario: Project Runs into Serious Problems
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MODULE 6: EXAMPLES, CASE STUDY AND RISKS

  • Nicaragua Canal
  • Comsigua Case Study - Case Study N
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MODULE 7: Project Finance and the Public Private Partnership Professional Certificate Examination

  • Final Exam
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    Desk-Ready Skills

  • Recognize the difference between straight financing and Project Finance.
  • Identify the project deal structures that mitigate the risk of non-diversification (projects often produce a single product sometimes for a single customer)
  • List the operational features that distinguish the Public Private Partnership.
  • Identify the key project participants and their roles in structuring a project deal.
  • Recognize the motivations for each of the participants to get involved in a project deal.
  • Identify the contractual structures that help projects manage operational and financial risk.
  • Recognize the importance of accounting conventions (contractual guarantees and consolidation) in project finance.
  • Recognize the different ways to classify projects by deal structure and customer type.
  • Recognize the distinct legal and operating environments that determine project structures in different countries.
  • Identify the key operational and contractual risks that affect a project's financial feasibility.
  • Recognize the safeguards that go into a Lender's checklist for the financing of a project.
  • Recognize how certain business needs and objectives can be efficiently satisfied with a particular type of project structure.
  • Identify the role of various project participants in constructing financial models.
  • List key design features and required projections of robust and credible financial models.
  • Recognize the concerns of different types of lenders during each project phase.
  • Identify the different hedging products available for managing common project risks in developed and emerging markets.
  • Recognize the additional contracts and documents that need to be created for a Greenfield project.
  • Identify the key role Ratings Agencies play in evaluating project risks and facilitating lender participation in project finance.
  • Recognize the participants and key success factors at each stage of the loan syndication process.
  • Identify operational and financial problems that can lead to project distress and default.
  • Understand how sponsors and lenders work together to attempt to restore project viability before considering their options in a formal default.
  • Recognize the key political and currency risks in project finance.
  • Identify each step in a hypothetical Greenfield project from conception to financial completion.
  • Recognize the key decision points at each stage in a project timeline.
  • Understand the source and purpose of each item on a lender's term-sheet.
  • Recognize the effect of external market factors on the success of the project-financing phase.

Prerequisites

    • Knowledge of corporate finance and basic credit analysis
  • Recommended for:

    investors
    commercial and investment bankers
    lawyers
    accountants
    regulators
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