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
The candidates would also be taken through the process of building financial models
for projects handled by them. The programme includes e-learning, 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 infrastuctural.
Graduates of a University
Members/Non-Members of IIBF
The programme will use a number of Indian case
studies to illustrate the concepts discussed. This will be a case study based
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 Chennai, for a period of five days 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
IIBF Member Rs. 25,843/- (including service tax @ 12.36%)
Non member Rs. 28,090/- (including service tax @ 12.36%)
The Course Fees include -
5 days campus programme
e-learning courseware prior to campus training at Chennai (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 2500/- + service tax @12.36% Rs 309 i.e., Rs 2809/-
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.
The duly filled in application (2 photographs affixed) alongwith
requisite Fees by Pay Order (PO) / Demand Draft (DD) favouring "Indian Institute
of Banking & Finance" payable at Mumbai, should be sent to the
Co-ordinator of the Course at IIBF, Mumbai ONLY, at the address given below.
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:
Question Paper will contain 90 to 120 multiple
choice/objective type question for 100 marks based on both e-learning material
and campus training inputs. The examination will be conducted on-line.
The candidate has to secure 50% or more marks to
Duration of Examination:
Examination will be for 2 hours duration.
Medium of Examination:
Examination will be conducted in English medium
Pattern of Examination :
Examination/s will be conducted on the last day of respective one-week campus
training programme as under:
Internal Assessment - 40 marks - Morning Session
External Assessment - 60 marks - Afternoon Session
Mode of Evaluation:
Candidates obtaining 50% marks and over in aggregate will be
awarded a 'IIBF-IFMR Certificate in Project Finance' by Indian Institute of
Banking & Finance (IIBF) and will be sent by IIBF separately after
examination at a later date.
Successful candidates would be awarded a
"IIBF-IFMR Certificate in Project Finance".
Recommended Readings :
PROJECTS (Planning, Analysis, Financing, Implementation and Review) by Prasanna
Chandra (6th Edition) - Tata McGraw Hill.
Project Management - The Managerial Process, by Clifford Gray and Erick Larson
3rd edition, 2005- Indian adapted edition, TMH India Publication.
About Indian Institute of Banking & Finance
Indian Institute of Banking & Finance
(formerly The Indian Institute of Bankers) was established in 1928. With more
than 750 Institutional members and over 2.5 lac individual members, it is the
largest Institute of its kind in the world and is working with a mission "to
develop professionally qualified and competent bankers and finance
professionals primarily through a process of education, training, examination
consultancy/counselling and continuing professional development programmes".
The Institute has almost all the banks and
financial institutions - public sector, private sector, foreign, co-operative,
regional rural banks as members, in addition to IT companies and individuals
working in the banking and finance sector. The Institute is managed by a
Governing Council consisting of Chairmen of different banks and eminent
academicians and offers a number of professional courses in banking and
The flagship programmes of the Institute are
JAIIB and CAIIB examinations. Other specialist courses are :
Diploma in Treasury, Investment and Risk Management (offered jointly with
Diploma in Banking Technology,
Diploma in International Banking & Finance
Advanced Wealth Management Course
The Institute has tied up with Indira Gandhi
National Open University (IGNOU) for offering an exclusive MBA in Banking and
Finance to its members who have completed the CAIIB examination.
Recently, the Institute has started offering its
examination to bankers in Sri Lanka also. The Institute has also been
attempting to foster continuing professional development by organizing
lectures, seminars for dissemination of knowledge.
About Institute for Financial Management and Research
Established in 1970 as a non-profit
organization, IFMR was sponsored by ICICI Ltd, (the erstwhile Development
Finance Institute now merged with ICICI Bank) and other major industrial
groups. Recognized as a Social Science Research Institute by the Department of
Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, IFMR is approved as an
institution of national importance by the Ministry of Finance.
The Centre for Advanced Financial Studies has
been established at IFMR with support from ICICI Bank to conduct and facilitate
cutting edge research in financial markets, financial instruments, and
financial institutions, with an emphasis on Indian and emerging markets. The
Centre For Micro Finance Research, an initiative of ICICI Bank and IFMR, aims
to catalyze and support empirical research evaluating the impact of access to
IFMR has recently entered into a collaboration
with the Financial Service Volunteer Corps (FSVC), a US based private-public
sector partnership specialising in emerging market financial sector technical
assistance and training activities, for a series of technical workshops and
training programs for both public and private sector banks. The focus will be
on using leading volunteer practitioners to bring international best practices
to a variety of current banking topics. There will be particular focus on
assisting banks to foster increased financial assistance to small and medium
enterprises (SMEs) within India.
IFMR is offering, among others, the following
specialized and customized programmes:
Post-Graduate Programme in Advanced Finance
Post-Graduate Diploma in Management
Post-Graduate Diploma Programme in Business Management
Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Management
In addition, the Institute also offers a Ph. D.
Programme under the aegis of the University of Madras.
IFMR - Address, website & Contact person details
INSTITUTE FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH (IFMR),
24, Kothari Road,
Chennai - 600 034,
Website : www.ifmr.ac.in
Phone: +91 44 28273801
Fax: +91 44 28279208
IIBF - Address & Contact person details :
'Application Form' duly completed alongwith the
requisite Course Fees be sent to the Course Co-ordinator, IIBF, as under :
Ms Bijal Pratti
Course Co-ordinator (Project Finance),
Indian Institute of Banking & Finance,
Kohinoor City, Commercial II,
Tower 1, 2nd & 3rd floor,
Off LBS Mard, Kirol Road,
Kurla (W), Mumbai - 400070
Tel no : 022-25039746/9604/9907
Email : email@example.com