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 finance.
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 a 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 mix :
course materials/suggested readings.
e-learning support(CD based self study).
campus training at IFMR, Chennai for a period of one week.
Programme Coverage :
||Characteristics of Project Finance
||Technology selection, assessment of technical collaborator
||Market Analysis: International competitiveness and SWOT analysis
||Assessing the project cost
||Means of financing projects
||Estimation of project cash flows
||Use of free and equity cash flow valuation for assessing projects
||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 lender
||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/-
The last date for submitting the application for 24th Project Finance Course has been
extended up to 11th February 2015. The application will be accepted on first come first serve basis.
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 - Tata McGraw Hill. (Supplied by IIBF)
- Project Management - The Managerial Process, by Clifford Gray and Erick Larson 3rd edition, 2005- Indian adapted edition, TMH India Publication.
Institute for Financial Management and Research (IMFR),
No.24, Kothari Road (Off.Sterling Road),
Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600 034,
Nearby landmark Loyola College
9th to 14th March 2015
9:30 am to 7:45 pm with appropriate breaks,Tea/coffee, lunch will be provided during the course by IFMR
Kindly send your application to the coordinator at:
Dr. Rekha Rani Singh
Programme Coordinator and
Joint Director (Marketing & Administration)
Indian Institute of Banking & Finance,
Kohinoor City, Commercial II, Tower 1,
3rd floor, Off LBS Marg, Kirol Road,
Kurla (W), Mumbai – 400070
In case you require any assistance for accommodation at Chennai, Kindly Contact:
- Mr. Munuswamy, Program Manager, IFMR, Chennai – cell 98407 58470
- Mr.V. Aswin Kumar, Head Business Development, IFMR, Chennai – cell 95000 55698