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  • 147 days


You will learn about the accounting and economic drivers that motivate the use of Project Finance and understand key participants at critical points in a project timeline. We will explore management of risks including construction, supplier, market demand, market price, credit and political/country. You’ll also examine greenfield, privatization, and Public Private Partnership projects in the power generation, natural resource, extraction, and public infrastructure sectors.

This Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships Professional Certificate from EdX in partnership with New York Institute of Finance - NYIFx will also look at several term sheets for actual projects that detail the use of different ownership and debt structures and also examples of the documentation that is required to secure project financing. In the final course of this program we will consider the case of an actual Emerging Market Greenfield project that our instructor – Jeff Hooke - participated in during his investment-banking career.

Job Outlook

  • The average salary for a Project Finance Manager is $84,367 per year. (Source: Pay Scale)
  • Employment of financial managers is projected to grow 7% from 2014 to 2024. (Source: Bureau of Labor and Statistics)
  • Career prospects for people with similar training include: investors, commercial and investment bankers, lawyers, accountants, regulators.

What You'll Learn:

  • Understand project finance and the public-private partnerships (PPPs) that are closely allied to project finance
  • Recognize different ways to classify projects by deal structure and customer type and review various examples of deals
  • Understand the project finance process and how to select the best deals for investment
  • Recognize the additional contracts and documents that need to be created for a project; and learn about Rating Agencies and the Loan Syndication Process
  • Recognize the key political and currency risks in project finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 147 days
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      Average Length: 1-3 weeks per course Effort: 1-2 hours per week, per course
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:

  • Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships Fundamentals
  • Deal Structures in Project Finance
  • The Project Finance Process
  • Deals in Project Finance: Case Studies and Analysis
  • Documentation in Project Finance
  • Risks in Project Finance: Case Studies and Analysis
  • Project Finance and the Public Private Partnership Examination

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    99 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD per module and a duration of 147 days.
  • National

    99 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD per module and a duration of 147 days.
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