The A to Z Course to Getting Your Dream Job in Project Finance
What you will learn
☑ Learn the fundamentals of Infrastructure Project Finance and Public-Private Partnerships.
☑ Acquire the essential knowledge needed to succeed in the project finance industry.
☑ Master the basic skills to break into the sector as a young professional.
☑ Ace your upcoming project finance interview at commercial and development banks, investment funds, industrial sponsors and advisors.
Whether you are a fresh graduate or looking for a shift in your career, whether you are coming from an engineering, finance, or law background; delving into the world of Infrastructure Project finance & PPPs might be challenging. The problem begins at the interview stage: The lack of technical knowledge and basic skills could hurt your chances to land your dream job and break into the sector.
We have been there, too, and we completely understand your frustration! Our passion for helping young professionals overcome this hurdle pushed us to create this course.
This course is beyond your regular online course; it is a compilation of thousands of hours of academic, professional, and interview experiences. After working in the project finance sector and with different firms, we are more than happy to share our wealth of knowledge in this industry with you.
This course will cover every technical question you may be asked in a project finance interview. It will offer you insights into different complexities and tight spots you will experience when trying to gain entry into the industry.
The project finance sector is cumbersome & complicated from a distance; however, this course will draw you closer to understanding how you can make the sector a haven for you.
Welcome to the course !
Introduction to Project Finance
Project finance in one sentence
What is project finance?
Transactions eligible for project finance
What transactions are eligible?
Corporate finance vs Project finance (Part 1)
Corporate finance vs Project finance (Part 2)
Differences between project finance and corporate finance
Key stakeholders in a project finance transaction & their responsibilities
Who are the key stakeholders in a project finance transaction?
Contractual structure of a typical transaction
Financial flows between stakeholders
Main risks (Part 1)
Main risks (Part 2)
Main risks (Part 3)
Definition of a public-private partnership (PPP)
What is a Public-Private Partnership?
Why opt for a PPP?
What makes a PPP better than public procurement?
Benefits and risks of PPPs
The different types of agreements
Main difference between a PPP and a concession
Financial Structuring & Analysis
Typical financial plan of a project finance transaction
The financing instruments
The order of repayment
Cash flow waterfall
What is the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) ?
Characteristics of the junior funds
Characteristics of the debt tranches
Financial metrics used by the grantor
Financial metrics used by shareholders
Financial metrics used by lenders
Examples of sponsors
Examples of lenders
Alternative sources of funding
The Financial Model
Why do we need a model?
How do you build a model?
Financial modeling best practices
Quick Overview of a Financial Modeling Test
Inside a financial modeling test
Thank you and good luck !