Project financing has become one of the core activities of banks in the recent years. With the
growth in the economy and the revival in the industrial sector coupled with the increasing role
of private players in the field of infrastructure, more and more banks are entering into the
project finance area. This examination is specially designed, in collaboration with the Institute
for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Chennai, to familiarize candidates with basic
issues arising in financing projects, as well as risk analysis and risk mitigation methodologies
with a specific emphasis on structured financing. The candidates would also be taken through
the process of building financial models for projects handled by them. The programme is
blended with e-learning, non-residential campus training, project work, on-line testing and
certification at the end.
- The course is aimed at equipping bankers with advanced skills in the field of project
appraisal, financing, etc.
- The programme intends to provide practical knowledge in project appraisal and
lending, to help the candidate in developing competence and overall expertise in project
Banking & Finance professionals, officials working in banks/financial institutions/NBFCs who
are involved in appraising large & medium projects, both industrial and infrastructural.
The applicant should be graduate in any discipline from a recognized University.
The programme will use a number of Indian case studies to illustrate the concepts discussed.
This will be a case study based interactive programme.
From IFMR, financial institutions, banks and industry
The program is delivered through the following
course materials/suggested readings
e-learning support (CD based self study)
campus training at Mumbai for a period of one week prior to which the candidates are
required to undergo e-learning.
Programme Coverage :
||Characteristics of Project Finance
||Technology selection, assessment of technical
||Market Analysis: International competitiveness and SWOT
||Assessing the project cost
||Means of financing projects
||Estimation of project cash flows
||Use of free and equity cash flow valuation for
||Financial Analysis: Break-even point analysis, decision
tree, scenario analysis and sensitivity analysis
||Common risks in projects
||Risk mitigation methodologies in projects
||Securitisation as a tool for risk mitigation
||Network techniques for project implementation
||Disbursement, supervision and follow up of project by
||Monitoring and follow-up of the project
The course fees per participant is as under & the course is NON-RESIDENTIAL
IIBF Member – Rs. 23,000+ Rs 2,843 (service tax @ 12.36%) i.e. Rs 25,843/-
Non member – Rs. 25,000 + Rs. 3,090 (service tax @ 12.36%) i.e. Rs. 28,090/-
The Course Fees include -
6 days campus programme
e-learning courseware (CD based self study)
A study book
examination fee for the first attempt - in case a candidate is not able to pass in the first
attempt, for every additional attempt the candidate will be charged Rs 2,500/- + Rs 309
(service tax @12.36%) i.e. Rs 2,809/-
Note : Applicants are requested to kindly confirm their seats with the Co-ordinator at IIBF,
Mumbai prior to submission of the application form and fees.
Programmes fees may be remitted to the credit of Institute’s account with Bank of Baroda,
details of which are given below:
|Name of the Beneficiary
||Indian Institute of Banking & Finance
|Beneficiary Account no
||Bank of Baroda, Premier Road, Kurla (West)
||Mumbai – 400070
(Refer ‘0’ as zero)
The duly filled application (2 photographs affixed) along with the UTR details should be sent to
the Course Co-ordinator at IIBF, Mumbai ONLY.
It may be noted that registered participant who is unable to attend the said programme, for ANY reason/s, the fees would be refunded after deduction of 25% from the total course fee.
PATTERN OF QUESTION PAPER:
Examination/s will be conducted on the last day of respective one-week campus training programme as under:
- Internal Assessment - 40 marks (Morning Session)
Question paper will contain 15/20 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) consisting of
computation, data/ratio analysis using computer.
- External Assessment - 60 marks (Afternoon Session)
Question Paper will contain 90 multiple choice/objective type question based on
e- learning material and campus training inputs. The examination will be conducted
The candidate has to secure 50% or more marks in aggregate.
DURATION OF EXAMINATION:
Will be for 2 hours duration each for Internal & External Exams.
MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION:
Examination will be conducted in English medium only.
Candidates obtaining 50% marks and over in aggregate will be awarded a "IIBF-IFMR
Certificate in Project Finance" by Indian Institute of Banking & Finance and will be sent by
IIBF separately after the exam at a later date.
RECOMMENDED READINGS :
- PROJECTS (Planning, Analysis, Financing, Implementation and Review) by Prasanna
Chandra (7th Edition) - Tata McGraw Hill.
- Project Management - The Managerial Process, by Clifford Gray and Erick Larson 3rd
edition, 2005- Indian adapted edition, TMH India Publication.