Cost and Project Finance in Energy Business
|Bachelor of Engineering
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Taking the course in advance? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.
The objective of the course is directed at the following learning outcome and competences:
developing a solid understanding in the techniques of cost and project finance and the key issues in its practice.
acquiring knowledge in in covering important legal documentation issues and in providing students with the opportunity to undertake project evaluation.
students will gain knowledge how lenders evaluate credit ratings in energy projects and understand major bottlenecks that can jeopardize financial closings and developing skills to tackle cultural barriers between project developers and lenders.
70h scheduled studies
65h autonomous studies
The assessment of student’s own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.
Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses
Basics of Cost Accounting
Introduction to energy projects and businesses, business and project environment of energy business, basics of project finance and structure, risks and contracts in energy business, tools of cost management in energy business, cost and financial modeling of energy business
Financing energy projects in developed and developing countries
Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools
Principles of Project Finance by E.R. Yescombe
Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, assignments, team works and project work
1: The student is able, with guidance, to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit.
3: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently.
5: The student is able to utilise the methods learnt during the study unit independently and is able apply the learnt knowledge in new contexts
Active participation, team works, exams and project work