The development and analysis of financial models are an essential component of any PPP/project finance transaction. Financial models are necessary to evaluate the economics of a project, for negotiations among stakeholders and are a key component of the final documentation.
In this IP3 course we focus exclusively on the basic techniques of building, interpreting, and analyzing a financial model using Microsoft Excel®.
While the development and analysis of project finance models are often delegated to external financial advisors, it is important that certain selected public officials involved in a transaction not only have an understanding of how financial models work but also to have the capability to manipulate the financial model.
The objective of this course is twofold. The first is to provide the participant with the tools to build a financial model and effectively manage third-party financial advisors. The second is to provide a knowledge base for the level III financial modeling course, which is geared toward officials responsible for developing financial models for project financing.
Through successful completion of this course, participants will be able to: