Financial Modelling, PPA Structuring and Negotiations - AFRICA 2021


31.05.2021 Carole

AFRICA ONLINE Week 26 | Date: 28 - 30 June 2021 | Application deadline: 12 June 2021 

Registration fee: 500 USD |

COURSE OVERVIEW

A well formulated financial model is a clear reflection of key business assumptions that can be applied to test scenarios and predict potential financial outcomes.

These outcomes are then used to perform investment appraisals and make informed business decisions.

Applying Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) methodology with outputs like Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Net Present Value (NPV) and other ratios and parameters provides basis for decision-making with respect to in- vestment, structuring of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), and ranking of individual projects or project alternatives.
Financial modelling is a proven essential for project finance transactions as it plays an important role in project evaluation.

   

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Participants will be provided with the skills to efficiently develop, modify, and analyse financial models for projects in the power generation sector.
The course presents an opportunity to also learn about PPA essentials including risks, how to structure PPAs, negotiating win-win solutions that will make projects bankable and facilitate obtaining financing.

MAIN TOPICS

The course will cover essential topics including funding mechanics, operational analysis, and investment metrics.
It will give a robust platform for analysis of the planning process of a project, with emphasis on the financial considerations as well as legal and institutional framework.

Participants will learn the financial modelling techniques needed to build a best practice financial model suitable for PPA structuring, investment analysis and operational scenario evaluation.

Risk assessment and the main terms and strategy for negotiation of PPAs will be discussed.

   

TARGET GROUP

The course is designed for energy investors, Executives, Economists, Financial Analysts, Legal Advisors, and those who are involved in investment analysis and financial forecasting of the power sector.

Prior Knowledge of Excel is mandatory!

The course assumes participants work regularly with Excel and have a basic competency in accounting (i.e. basic knowledge of interaction of P&L, CFS and BS).

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
• A minimum of about 5 years of working experience is required.
• Applicants should hold an applicable degree or possess relevant background knowledge.
• Proficiency in English is compulsory for all ICH Africa courses. Notice of admission will be given shortly after the application closing date.
• Basic computer skills and internet access are imperative.
• Please ensure your application is received no later than the given deadline – 12th June 2021

COURSE DATES
Selected participants will be required to attend this online training on 28th – 30th June 2021. Full attendance is required
throughout the training, therefore mandatory for the awarding of certificates only to those who meet this criterion.
All applications must be received no later than 12th June 2021. Detailed course programme and other relevant information
will be sent to all verified participants in due course.



 
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