Mr. Ibrahim Muhanna (Chairman – Board of Trustees) giving a lecture on Municipal Credit Rating in the Municipality of Abbassieh

Mr. Ibrahim Muhanna (Chairman РBoard of Trustees) giving a lecture on Municipal Credit Rating in the Municipality of Abbassieh for our Municipal Administration & Finance Diploma (MAFD) program with the Lebanese American University (LAU).

Topics which were discussed:

  • Why Municipalities Borrow?
  • What is Credit Rating?
  • Credit Rating Scale.
  • Why should Municipalities obtain Credit Rating?
  • The process of Credit Rating.
  • Credit Rating Methodology.
  • Credit Rating Data Requirement.
  • Key Rating Factors and Respective Weights.
  • Financial Ratios.