Project Finance includes

skills certificate

Project Finance

| skills-certificate

skills certificate

Project Finance

| Skills Certificate
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Access one of the most extensive project finance online courses available. Learn risk management, the accounting specifics, how to structure the finance behind a project, and build both a simple and advanced project finance model.

Introduction to Project Finance

24 video minutes

0 excel exercises

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Video minutes 24

Excel Exercises 0

  • Project finance introduction
  • How project finance is different
  • Project finance mechanics
  • Project finance process
  • Project finance contract summary
  • Project finance contracts detail
  • Eurotunnel case study
  • Information memorandum

Risk Management in Project Finance

16 video minutes

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Video minutes 16

Excel Exercises 0

  • Risk taxonomy
  • Risk management
  • Pre-completion risks
  • Post-completion risks
  • Risks common to both parties
  • Risk reduction summary

Financing the Project

45 video minutes

6 excel exercises

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Video minutes 45

Excel Exercises 6

  • Financing and insurance package
  • Understanding debt capacity
  • How much can the project borrow
  • How much equity does the project need
  • Syndicated loan financing
  • How many banks in the syndicate
  • Syndication strategy
  • Financial crisis and the development of club deals
  • Fee structures in loan syndication
  • Mandated lead arranger
  • What has changed in the syndication market
  • Return on equity of loan
  • Return on equity of two bank loans
  • Other financing options

Accounting for Project Finance

20 video minutes

5 excel exercises

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Video minutes 20

Excel Exercises 5

  • Project finance accounting
  • Cost capitalization

Project Finance Returns

26 video minutes

6 excel exercises

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Video minutes 26

Excel Exercises 6

  • Profitability to shareholders
  • Calculating the IRR
  • Calculating the IRR with an exit multiple
  • Returns to creditors and problems with the IRR
  • Model out a loan
  • Model out a bond
  • Dividend trap
  • Subordinated loan dividend trap

Structuring the Project

21 video minutes

2 excel exercises

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Video minutes 21

Excel Exercises 2

  • Cost terminology
  • Financing the construction costs
  • Sources and uses of funds
  • Operational phase
  • Unlevered free cash flows

Debt, Coverage Ratios and Covenants

29 video minutes

3 excel exercises

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Video minutes 29

Excel Exercises 3

  • Amortization methods
  • DSCR
  • Average life calculation for loan repayments
  • Average life
  • Coverage ratios
  • DSCR and LLCR
  • Security
  • Covenants
  • Covenant breach
  • Debt service coverage ratio covenant breach

Building a Simple Project Finance Model

27 video minutes

9 excel exercises

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Video minutes 27

Excel Exercises 9

  • Sources and uses of funds
  • PP&E
  • Soft assets and income statement
  • Calculations
  • Initial balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement
  • Debt schedule
  • Interest expense
  • Returns to equity holders

Building a Full Project Finance Model

81 video minutes

24 excel exercises

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Video minutes 81

Excel Exercises 24

  • Uses of funds
  • Sources of funds
  • Other assumptions
  • Revenues and variable costs
  • Depletion of soft costs and PP&E
  • Asset retirement obligation – asset
  •  Asset retirement obligation – liability
  • Income statement
  • Calcs – operating working capital
  • Calcs – Equity
  • Balance sheet
  • Cash flow preparation
  • Cash flow from operations
  • Cash flow from investing and financing activities
  • Cash flow available for debt service
  • Revolving credit facility
  • Syndicated loan
  • Debt service reserve account
  • Non-cash interest
  • Wiring up the debt lines
  • Interest during the construction phase
  • Interest during the operational period
  • Returns to equity holders
  • Loan life coverage ratio
  • Structuring the debt
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