Financing and Investing in Infrastructure

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Financing and Investing in Infrastructure

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Coursera's online classes are designed to help students achieve mastery over course material. Some of the best professors in the world - like neurobiology professor and author Peggy Mason from the University of Chicago, and computer science professor and Folding@Home director Vijay Pande - will supplement your knowledge through video lectures. They will also provide challenging assessments, interactive exercises during each lesson, and the opportunity to use a mobile app to keep up with your coursework. Coursera also partners with the US State Department to create “learning hubs” around the world. Students can get internet access, take courses, and participate in weekly in-person study groups to make learning even more collaborative. Begin your journey into the mysteries of the human brain by taking courses in neuroscience. Learn how to navigate the data infrastructures that multinational corporations use when you discover the world of data analysis. Follow one of Coursera’s “Skill Tracks”. Or try any one of its more than 560 available courses to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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Learn how debt and equity can be used to finance infrastructure investments and how investors approach infrastructure investments.
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10/10 starsCompleted
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5 years, 2 months ago
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5 years, 3 months ago
The course provides in-depth knowledge and is fairly fast-paced.  It requires more hours than indicated if you do not have a background in the financial sector (whether by academic studies or work experience).  In particular the peer-2-peer assignments required extra work and proved less than rewarding in terms of knowledge consolidation. All videos are provided in lecture-style with the professor and a few of his staff talking.  Transcripts are provided but as this is a course by an Italian university, the strong accent and lack of cultural awareness (in terms of teaching, interaction between course staff and engagement with the students) reduce the value of those features. The course suffered from a number of hick ups such as unclear instructions in quizzes, general errors which seemed to be down to inconsistencies or lack of careful checks prior to release of quizzes or hints, a marking scheme that was changed after a nu... The course provides in-depth knowledge and is fairly fast-paced.  It requires more hours than indicated if you do not have a background in the financial sector (whether by academic studies or work experience).  In particular the peer-2-peer assignments required extra work and proved less than rewarding in terms of knowledge consolidation. All videos are provided in lecture-style with the professor and a few of his staff talking.  Transcripts are provided but as this is a course by an Italian university, the strong accent and lack of cultural awareness (in terms of teaching, interaction between course staff and engagement with the students) reduce the value of those features. The course suffered from a number of hick ups such as unclear instructions in quizzes, general errors which seemed to be down to inconsistencies or lack of careful checks prior to release of quizzes or hints, a marking scheme that was changed after a number of student complaints and in general a shorter period to submit work than other coursera courses.  Student frustration was expressed in forum discussions but staff generally responded selectively, the lack of awareness that reliable marking criteria and engaged teaching are vital to student satisfaction was apparent and did not change over the duration of the course. Overall, the course provides valuable insights, not least due to the number of skilled and experienced professionals who engage in forum discussions - which provided a great opportunity for networking.  The staff seemed to rely on that feature though rather than providing deeper insights themselves.
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8/10 starsCompleted
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4 years, 7 months ago
I have some experience in the area of Project Finance and so personally find the course difficulty level to be fairly easy. The course content was very well structured and I have no complaints. The lecturer's style of delivery is measured and lucid. The course touched upon key aspects like budgeting, modelling project cash flows. IRR/NPV etc. Oveall, a good course.
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5 years, 2 months ago
Good production value and straightforward content explanation for this esoteric asset class. Extremely well communicated, professional behavior on forums, helpful and caring professor and staff. Peer Review project 1 - deal risk assessment was challenging, Peer Review Project 2 had you do deal financials This was the first run and a second time through with more examples of say failed deals would be useful for forensically analyzing a deal's shortcomings
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