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FMPIA - Financial Management & Project Investment Analysis

Our Signature 2-Day Course

Available as an in-house/onsite course anytime or public seminar in Perth, Kalgoorlie and Brisbane or via Video Conference*.

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FMPIA - The ever popular and highly acclaimed financial management course


Widely acclaimed as one of the worlds most successful, highly informative and longest running seminars, in project finance. 

FMPIA is open to delegates from Government, Utilities, Resources and Industry.   


Learning methods are engaging, entertaining and refreshing -  through a combination of:

  • Case studies

  • Collaboration and group projects

  • Workshops

All chapters and content includes case studies, tutorials and participant exercises. The use of software tools and formulae are taught and software is provided to all attendees at the event.


Pre-requisites and participant requirements:  There are no pre-requisites or prior learning required for this workshop. All work books, online resources, software and lecture notes are provided.

Who Should Attend?

Ideal for all technical and operational professionals. This course is highly recommended for anyone involved in the utilisation of assets and the expenditure of company money:
Technical and production personnel including Managers, Engineers of all types, Geologists, Project Managers, people in Purchasing, Contracts, Operations and Supervisory staff.
It is suitable for all kinds of production and service process type industries, mining, oil & gas, power generation, distribution logistics and manufacturing.

Anyone at all with a need or interest in financial outcomes.

Benefits of Attending Include:


  • Improve the ability to maximise capital utilization, meet budgets, identify cost reduction opportunities and improve efficiencies.

  • Have the knowledge and skills to better present CER’s, benefit analysis, expenditure justifications and business case supporting documentation

  • More effective communication between technical, financial and managerial staff – the jargon de mystified.

  • Effectively account for and work with the influence or impact of varying KPI’s in different departments.

  • Rank project proposals utilising discounted cash flow techniques including NPV, IRR, Breakeven and Payback.

  • Select between lower capex and higher opex or higher capex and lower opex ways of providing services. And how to reduce or optimise both.

  • Decide when to replace or rebuild equipment and be able to compare “buy verses lease”.

  • Plan and manage expenditure around the utilization and optimization of personnel.

  • Apply responsible budget and costing parameters to non–revenue projects such as environmental and safety.

  •  Learn how to conduct spread sheet functions including; NPV, IRR, DCF, depreciation, amortisation and sensitivity and risk analysis. (Software is given to all participants).

  • Understanding and applying Capex and Opex budgeting procedures and reporting guidelines.




  • Receive the knowledge to be able to meaningfully improve personal financial management and apply these skills to your own personal financial affairs – including investment, housing, property, shares and superannuation.


Delivery Options - In House Course or Public Seminar

In-House Two Day FMPIA Course

TECOA has conducted literally hundreds of in-house seminars over the last 25 years for organisations wishing to benefit from the cost saving and financial efficiencies that this exceptional session brings.


The in-house seminars are a highly cost effective option and ideal for:


  • Organisations wishing 4 or more delegates to attend (significant group concessions apply).

  • Recommended for groups of 6 up to 16 delegates.

  • Helping to broaden the financial awareness and efficiency culture in the organisation.

  • Tailored to specifically suit the organisation/industry including actual live examples.

  • Use and demonstration of actual in-house based case studies.

  • After course follow up on specific organisation capital and operational budget challenges.



We tailor the content, vary the emphasis and deliver the concepts in a style according to the needs of the group - to technical, production and management people at any level and prior knowledge of the subject.


The skills and knowledge gained by attendees can and should be applied immediately.

Public Two Day FMPIA Seminar

  • Included in the fees are detailed lecture notes, handouts, copy of non-proprietory computer files, and full catering including all refreshments and sit down lunches.

  • Delegates should bring a calculator.

  • Course 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m daily.

  • Bookings can be accepted up until 24 hrs before the event.

  • Cancellation fee may apply for 'no shows' if reasonable notice not given.

  • Delegates can be substituted at any time, if necessary.

  • The right is reserved, after giving adequate notice, to cancel a seminar or alter a seminar’s dates.

  • The right is reserved to make variations to the course content from that described in this website.

See Next Public Seminar or contact us for information on an in-house course at your workplace.

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