Mining Finance for Non-Finance Professionals


An introduction to mining finance


This 1-day course will give you an understanding of how finance models represent mining operations. It covers the basic concepts of financial modelling; what to look for in a financial model; basic investment decisions based on a financial model; and some tricks of the trade.

AusIMM PD Hours


Course Content

Areas that this course covers include:

  • Basic accounting concepts and principles
  • Definitions of some financial accounting terms
  • Explanation of the terms and concepts
  • Financial accounting system
  • Balance sheet, income statements and cash flow statements
  • Time value of money
    • Payback
    • ROI
    • NPV
    • IRR
    • Risk and return
  • The mining context
  • Project stages
  • Project Valuations / Modelling
    • Cash flow modelling of mining projects
    • Opportunity costs
    • Project sensitivities
    • Monte Carlo
    • Real options
  • Project Funding
    • Return on Investment
    • Risks, Debt / Equity
    • Hybrids
  • Summary of funding principles
Who should attend?

Designed for those with non-financial backgrounds, who are involved in mining projects and would like to understand the principles of finance, and how it relates specifically to mining and exploration.

Course Length (Days)

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Level 1, 130 Stirling Street Perth Australia 6000
Location Dates Price exc. Taxes   Status
Perth 09 Dec 1,690.00 AUD


09 Dec

1,690.00 AUD exc. Taxes


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