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Managing Project Finance

Westown Hotel Opebi Link Road (Behind Sheraton Hotel) Ikeja, Lagos
Start Date:
September 25, 2017
End Date:
September 26, 2017
9:00am to 5:00pm




Duration: 2 Days Master Class

Date: 25th - 26th September 2017

Cost: N 60,000

Course Overview

This Master Class educates delegates on how the understanding of finance helps with project planning and control to deliver successful, high-priority projects to operations. The focus is to give you the information needed to control the financial profitability of your projects and to ensure that your projects meet the strategic financial goals of your enterprise.

Who Should Attend?

Project, program and portfolio managers as well as for team members and PMO staff

Day 1


Goals of financial management

Cash cycle of the enterprise

Reporting the results: the four financial statements

Overview of project and portfolio management

The project life cycle

Overview of project management planning tools and techniques

The importance of good planning

Project objectives and scope of work (SOW)

Work breakdown structure (WBS)

Project organization provides ownership

Network to find tasks on the critical path

Scheduling, using the WBS and the network

Applying resources and calculating the baseline budget

Controlling the project and reporting status

Principles of Activity-Based Cost (ABC) Accounting

Accounting books

Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP)

Revenue/Expense concepts

Accounting transaction analysis

Workshop: Participants are given a set of transactions and will determine the effect of these on assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity

Financial Statement Analysis

Income statement

Balance sheet

Understanding changes in owner’s equity and financial position: cash flows and working capital

Measurements of business performance: ratio analysis, bookings-to-backlog, ROI, ROTC, ROA, ROE, profitability and liquidity ratios.

Strategic financial analysis and portfolio management

Financing a project

Workshop: Participants will calculate key income statement ratios for a typical company. You will also analyze and make recommendations on capital structure, expenses, and ROI

Day 2

Operational planning, break-even analysis, and risk management

Project transition to operations

Breakeven analysis

Project life cycle

Risk Management

Risk identification

Qualitative and quantitative risk analysis

The risk matrix

Risk responses

Monitoring and controlling risk

Capital budgeting and methods to evaluate cash flows

Factors affecting discount rates

Capitol budgeting

Accounting rate of return, ARR or ROI

Net present value (NPV)

Internal rate of return (IRR), hurtle rate

Payback period

Types of budgets

Overview of zero-based budgeting (ZBB)

Asset management

Inventory management, LIFO, weighted value, FIFO

Fixed assets and depreciation

Workshop: Investment decisions for a new project

Controlling the project

Controlling schedules and budgets

Organizational requirements for project control

Earned value metrics (EVM)

The value of real-time ABC for control

Example: application of earned value techniques

Workshop: on controlling a project Trend analysis

Reporting and closing a project

Post Implementation Report (PIR), cost benefit analysis


Joshua Ohioma
Joshua is a seasoned professional with over eighteen years in Banking with core experience in Internal Audit, Internal Controls & Compliance, Financial & Credit Analysis and Business Development. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria ICAN, a Certified Risk Analyst (CRA) from American Academy of Fin. Management, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and Certified Training Facilitator by Delloite Dimension International (DDI).

For more information on this course kindly call 09056761232 or visit our office at No 22 Kumasi Crescent, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2 Abuja.

Email: [email protected]