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Online training course: Offshore wind Finance

3 day course – Three blocks of three hours from 8:45 till 12:30

Online training course: Offshore wind Finance

In this online training course participants will gain insight into the different finance methods for wind farms. Additionally, they will learn to understand the complexities involved in financing a new offshore structure.

Please contact us for further information about our planning.

€ 1500,00 excl. VAT

Course Content

Building an offshore wind farm is not solely a technical challenge. It takes place within a complex financial system in which decisions have consequences for design, construction, operation and maintenance of the wind farm. In this course, participants will learn the basics of finance in the offshore wind sector. They will gain insight into the complexities involved in financing a new offshore structure and learn to understand recent developments in offshore wind finance. By means of theoretical lectures, participants will learn to use and comprehend the most important terminology, financial structures and key ratios. During the course, the theoretical knowledge will be put into practice in realistic cases. The online training course will be interactive, allowing participants to ask questions directly related to their own projects.


In preparation for the FIDIC Online training course you will receive a DOB-box at home (or your office). This DOB-box will contain useful documents and a surprise, all with the style and high quality of the DOB-Academy standard.


This course and its material are written and given entirely in English, however if all participants are Dutch, it is possible to give the lectures in Dutch.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding important key figures and how to use them
  • Acquiring knowledge about different types of contracts and financial structures
  • Gaining insight into the role of the government and its subsidy schemes

Target Audience

Offshore professionals seeking a better understanding of the finance behind offshore energy.


The programme will be cover all course topics in three blocks, every morning from 8:45 to 12:30. Every block will contain at least one practical case at the end and adequate time for some coffee and chats with other participants and the teachers. The following topics will be treated in each block.

Day 1:

  • Offshore wind introduction and refresh
  • Wind Farm lifecycle
  • Essential finance concepts
  • Case on financial constraints

Day 2:

  • Overview of financial players in offshore wind
  • Contracting and insurance topics
  • Risk mitigations
  • A case on financing structures for offshore wind

Day 3:

  • Optimising financing structures
  • Recent trends and developments on finance and offshore wind in general
  • A serious game simulation on an offshore wind tender bid

This three blocks are equivalent to the regular (physical) Offshore Wind Finance  training course.


For more information and about our planning of this course please contact Thijs Kamphuis at Thijs@DOB-Academy.nl or +31 6 48 76 06 84

Date & Time

The Offshore Wind Finance online training course (module 1, 2 & 3) will be available via live streaming. The course will be live at June 10nd, 11th and 12th from 08:45 till 12:30.

How can we help you?

Need further advice about your development goals? We’re here for you! Please contact us at post@dob-academy.nl

Why you should choose DOB-Academy:

  • You will always be trained by experts with years of experience
  • We offer everything from introductory to advanced offshore energy courses
  • Expand your network as you learn
  • Receive a DOB-box full with useful information and an educational surprise


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