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TRAINING

We provide diverse training courses to government agencies and private sector clients across functional areas of infrastructure development. Moreover, our subject matter experts help to make learning more effective and practical.

Based on our extensive know-how, we seek to deliver unique learning experiences that are stimulating, engaging and valuable, and which continue to have an impact long beyond the completion of the course.

Our training courses can be further enhanced or tailored to learning needs and are based on our deep subject matter knowledge and global experience.

Our instructors are experienced practitioners who have undergone extensive training. They have worked with leading organizations around the world and advised them on a wide range of complex matters.

 

OUR COURSES

YOG INFRA offers capacity building and training programs to clients on a diverse range of topics as listed below.

INNOVATIVE & GREEN FINANCE

Topics Covered

  • Asset Recycling/ Monetization

  • Asset Securitization

  • Blended Finance

  • Infrastructure bonds

  • Case Study - Successful financial close of renewable energy projects using green bonds

ESG & SUSTAINABLE INVESTING

Topics Covered

  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Factors

  • ESG Investing

  • Regulatory framework & market trends

  • ESG Funds

  • ESG in Infrastructure investments

  • Case Study - Application of ESG for energy projects

INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCIAL MODELLING - ESSENTIALS

Topics covered

  • Financial Modelling Overview

  • Best Practices of Financial Modelling and useful excel functions

  • Macros to break the circularity

  • Investment Appraisal – DCF, IRR and NPV analysis

  • Case study of a renewable energy proejct to prepare a 3-statement Model financial model

INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCIAL MODELLING - ADVANCED

Topics covered

  • Advanced course on project finance modelling

  • Debt: Multiple debt tranches; structuring and debt sizing, cash sweep, debt refinancing

  • VBA Macros using loop functions

  • Sensitivity and Scenario Analysis

  • Management Dashboard data visualization

  • Case Study of a renewable energy project to build an advanced financial model

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS (PPP)

Topics Covered

  • Traditional Procurement vs. PPPs

  • Key Characteristics of PPPs

  • Typical Contractual Structure of PPP Projects

  • Type of Tender Process - single stage or two stage

  • Key Considerations for Project Procurement from Authority Perspective

  • Key Considerations for Private Sector from Bidder Perspective

PROJECT FINANCE 101

Topics Covered

  • Corporate vis-à-vis Project Finance

  • Essentials of project finance: limitation of recourse, SPV structure

  • Project Finance - the various stakeholders

  • Key Steps involved in arranging Project Finance

  • Overview of various sources of financing & key terms

RISK ALLOCATION AND MITIGATION

Topics Covered

  • Risk phases across project lifecycle - development, construction, start-up and operations & maintenance

  • Trigger points- concession signing, financial close, commercial operation date, end of loan

  • Allocation and mitigation of risk

  • Case Study - Risk allocation in a renewable energy project (and comparison with urban infra projects)

PAYMENT MECHANISMS FOR PPP PROJECTS

Topics Covered

  • Volume linked payment mechanisms, when to use them and the main features

  • Availability concept elements and structuring matters in availability payment mechanisms

  • Hybrid payment mechanisms

  • Group Exercise - Determine the most suitable payment mechanism for sample projects

CREDIT ENHANCEMENT

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Credit Enhancement

  • Partial Risk Guarantee

  • Political Risk Insurance

  • Export Credit Agencies

  • Escrow Account

  • Case Study - Prepare credit enhancement package for a sample project

 

OUR APPROACH TO DELIVER SUCCESSFUL TRAINING PROGRAMS

TRAINING BY DEAL-PRACTITIONERS

The delivery of training courses by YOG INFRA are led by experienced trainers, who are also a deal-practitioners working with a range of clients across multiple infrastructure sectors.

INTERACTIVE COURSE WITH EXERCISES AND CASE STUDIES

Almost all the listed courses/ modules include a case study exercise where possible to make sessions interactive for participants; and enhance learning.

TAKE HOME MATERIALS

For all the listed courses, we provide participants with additional post training materials to serve as a reference guide as required by them in future.