• CERTIFICATE IN PROJECT FINANCE MODELLING

    This is the complete course in advanced Project Finance modelling.

    Project Finance modelling is not just about model build skills. You also need a well-developed analytical mindset.

     

    3 Modules | Free bonus material  | 1 flexible US$99 subscription

  • THE COMPREHENSIVE PROJECT FINANCE TRAINING COURSE

    Subscribe for US$99 per month. For just as long as you need.

    Your subscription includes

      Complete training in all aspects of Project Finance Modelling.

       Downloadable models and worked example files.

      Access to all course updates for as long as you remain a member.

    ✓  Regular live Q&A classes and masterclasses.

      10% off any other PFI training (After 3 months of membership).

      10% off the final CPFM Professional Skills Assessment.

  • WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

    ✔️ Advanced Project Finance modelling skills

    ✔️ Step-by-step Project Finance model building

    ✔️ Project analysis

    ✔️ Effective presentation for transactions

  • WHAT'S INCLUDED

    Our course material is delivered in a mixture of video, written, and example file format for full clarity in all areas of 

    advanced Project Finance modelling.

    1

    CPFM PART 1

    • Stages of a Project Finance deal
    • Model set up & timelines
    • Sources and Uses of cash
    • Construction costs
    • Construction financing
    • Financial statements
    • Debt sculpting & sizing
    • Equity returns
    • Pre-funding working capital
    • Model optimisation
    • Assignment: Impact of development fee on tariff
    • Assignment: Analysis
    • Shareholder loans
    • Debt service reserve account
    • CPFM Practice Case Study 1

     

    2

    CPFM PART 2

    • How to use Excel's probability distribution functions to obtain P-values
    • DSCR - base case, distribution lock up & default
    • Average DSCR
    • Loan Life Cover Ratio (LLCR)
    • Project Life Cover Ratio (PLCR)
    • Average cost of debt
    • Weighted Average Loan Life
    • Debt capacity
    • Equity bridge loan
    • Multiple tranches of debt
    • Limitations of IRR
    • Mini-perm debt - Introduction
    • Mini-perm debt - worked example
    • Mini-perm debt - Renewables example
    • Mini-perm debt - full example model
    3

    CPFM PART 2 CONTINUED

    • How to price an interest rate swap
    • Calculating withholding tax
    • Construction period balance sheet
    • Modelling VAT - Introduction
    • Modelling VAT - Part 1: Operating period VAT
    • Modelling VAT - Part 2: Construction Period VAT
    • Modelling VAT - Part 3: VAT facility
    • Equity payback
    • Tariff indexation - Introduction
    • Tariff indexation - worked example 1  100% indexation
    • Tariff indexation - worked example 2  partial indexation
    • Balloon repayment - intro
    • Balloon repayment - Part 1 - calculating level DS given a specific balloon size
    • Balloon repayment - Part 2 - calculating balloon size given a specific level DS
    • Balloon repayment - Part 3 - sculpted debt repayment with a balloon
    4

    DATA VISUALISATION

    • Understand your audience
    • Organise your ideas
    • Choose effective visuals
    • Understanding visual hierarchy
    • Effective table design
    • Form follows function - choosing the best chart type
    • Pie charts are the devil. Donut charts are not much better
    • Achieving visual order
    • Thinking with our eyes - experiment
    • Thinking with our eyes - iconic vs working memory
    • Pre-attentive visual processing - experiment
    • Pre-attentive visual processing - elements of form
    • Gestalt principles of visual perception
    • Achieving visual order walkthrough - scatterplot
    • Achieving visual order walkthrough - line graph
    • Achieving visual order walkthrough - vertical bar chart
    • Focus attention
    • Data visualisation challenge 1
  • JOIN THE COMPLETE COURSE IN ADVANCED 

    PROJECT FINANCE MODELLING

     

    "I'm so grateful to receive a Certified Project Finance Modeller designation! For anyone interested in developing transferrable analytical skills in financial modeling, infrastructure, energy, and project finance, I highly recommend you check out the Project Finance Institute."

    Alex Martin, Senior Associate, Grant Thornton

  • THE CERTIFICATE IN PROJECT FINANCE MODELLING

    PROFESSIONAL SKILLS ASSESSMENT

    Be recognised for your skills.

    The training you receive as part of your subscription will prepare you for taking the CPFM Professional Modelling Skills Assessment.

     

    The assessment costs US$650. When you sign up for the skills assessment you'll get access to test preparation classes, practice case studies, the exam itself, the audit of your model, and the preparation of your final feedback report. 

     

    You'll receive more information about the CPFM skills assessment when you join the course.

  • WHO IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR?

    Take the next step in your career with the Certificate in Project Finance Modelling certification.

    ✔️ Project Finance Analysts

    ✔️ PPP professionals

    ✔️ Infrastructure professionals

    ✔️ Credit Analysts

    ✔️ Private Equity professionals

    ✔️ Investment Bankers

    ✔️ Financial Modellers

    ✔️ FP&A professionals

  • JOIN A LIVE Q&A WEBINAR

    Meet with workshop leader Kenny Whitelaw-Jones. We will go through how our course works, the topics that will be covered, the skills that you will gain, and how the application process works.

     

    REGISTER FOR OUR FREE UPCOMING EVENTS

  • HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

    Not sure which path is right for you or your team? 

    Contact our course administrator using the form below. We are always here to discuss your Project Finance ambitions. 

    We will respond to it as soon as we can!

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    United Kingdom
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