6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- Second semester 2017 (Evening)
This unit will combine a theoretical, practical and case study approach to the principles surrounding project finance incorporating: the environment surrounding approaches to project finance; the market for project finance; project characteristics; risk analysis and risk management; the role of an advisor in a project finance deal; valuing the project and project cash flow analysis; financing the deal; legal aspects of project finance and; credit risk in project finance transactions.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- analyse the theoretical and practical aspects of project finance
- develop the ability to identify problems, to synthesise, analyse, and summarise quantitative and qualitative information in project finance
- evaluate and weigh evidence, arguments and ethics related to project finance
- apply specialist skills and knowledge to project finance issues and to create solutions to practitioner issues
- develop capabilities to work effectively in a group
- demonstrate effective individual research skills to produce professional quality business documents to address project finance issues.
Within semester assessment: 50% + Examination: 50%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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Must be enrolled in course 3818, 3844, 4435 or 4412 before undertaking this unit.