Importance of Financial Analysis for Project Management Professionals

Financial Analysis for PM SPMI



In today's competitive marketplace, it's not enough for a project manager to know how to implement the latest project management methodologies. To excel in the role, you must always understand about financial health of your project.


The main focus of the lecture is to introduce non-specialists to the basic principles of finance that govern funding a project, deciding on an optimal capital structure, and evaluating the performance and viability of ongoing projects.

A short introduction to real options in project management will be presented.

What you will learn for this professional development event

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  1. Financial principles to decide on whether to invest in a project.
  2. Capital structure.
  3. General principles to assess the financial health of an ongoing project.
  4. Specific financial numbers to focus on.

About the Speaker

Dr Govindaraj

Prof. Suresh Govindaraj

Professor, Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick, Rutgers University

    Dr. Govindaraj has also been a faculty member at the Stern School of Business, New York University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He is also an invited speaker on financial analysis at the Columbia University School of Journalism.

Known in the Executive MBA program as the Grandmaster of Forensic Accounting, Professor Suresh Govindaraj teaches Financial Accounting, as well as Financial Statement Analysis in the EMBA program.

During the course of his academic career, Dr. Govindaraj has been the recipient of many research and teaching awards and he is the unprecedented two-time recipient of the Paul Nadler Award presented at Rutgers Business School and was named one of the top 15 Forensic Accounting Professors in the U.S. by

Dr. Govindaraj received his M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He received a Master’s degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He has an MBA and Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from IIT, India.

Rutgers Business School Asia Pacific is a subsidiary of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (USA). Rutgers offers the highly ranked Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program to talented professionals in Singapore. In addition to the EMBA program, we are also offering open enrolment and customised Executive Education programs for both individuals and corporates. The EMBA program is completed in Singapore. Graduates of the Executive MBA program in Singapore earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree conferred by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (USA).


Event Particulars

Date:    11th  July 2018, Wednesday
Time:    7.00pm to 9.00pm
             Registration and Refreshments starts from 6.15pm onwards
NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd | NTUC Trade Union House |                                               73 Bras Basah Road | Level 4, Room 4A & 4B | Singapore 189556


PDUs: 2

 Category Early Bird Normal
 SPMI Members *  SGD45 SGD55
 PMI & NTUC Members, Rutgers Alumni #  SGD60 SGD70
 Non- Members  SGD75 SGD85
 Valid Till  25 Jun 10 Jul

* SPMI Members, please log-in to avail members' rate

# PMI & NTUC Members, Rutgers Alumni please drop an email to,sg after registration for partial refund as you need to pay non member rate first. Thanks.

For any queries related to this event please approach our board members Mr. Harihara at or Mr. Velimir at


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An Event Jointly Organized by SPMI & Rutgers Business School

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Event Properties

Event Date 11-07-2018 7:00 pm
Event End Date 11-07-2018 9:00 pm
Cut off date 10-07-2018 11:55 pm
Individual Price 55 (until 10 Jul)
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