This course addresses major PPP success factors such as building capacity within the public and private sector, the necessary policy & legal frameworks, optimal risk sharing practices, and available tools to assess the financial viability of projects. In addition, the program will examine successful examples from both emerging and developed economies and present practices and tools that can be utilized under different country conditions.

This course is designed to meet the educational needs of government officials in charge of surface transportation-related procurements and contracts. Topics span the entire project cycle, including planning and needs assessment, concept of operations, pre-qualification and qualification of contractors, tendering or RFP process, proper use and management of consultants and contractors, the importance of mid and long term strategic planning, procurement negotiation, best practices in project supervision, completing projects on time and on budget, the role of technical specifications and standards, as well as the critical importance of ethics.

This 3-day course follows the approved and certified APMG Public-Private Partnerships Certified Professional (CP3P) Foundation level training curriculum.  The course is comprised of 2.5 days of classroom instruction followed by administration of the APMG PPP Foundation level examination.

This 5-day course is designed to provide a high-level view of the road finance environment while exploring some of the tools, techniques and methods that drive the financial planning and analysis required for sustainable road investment program. Delegates will build their financial analysis of skills in Module 1 – Capital Budgeting and Investment Decision Making; explore various sources of public funds and applying their financial skills in a programmatic approach to road investing in Module 2 – Transportation Funding; and then learn the foundational techniques and drivers of project finance to increase their knowledge and ability to leverage private investments as a source of road funding. Delegates completing all three modules and examinations will earn an IRF Professional Certificate in Road Finance and Financial Management to demonstrate their current skillsets to project owners and investors.

This course focuses on key issues such as contract oversight, evaluating asset condition and performance measures. Participants will engage in working groups with experts who are actively involved in maintenance contracting and asset management to discuss the application of best practices under different country conditions.

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