Successful structuring of PPP projects requires a clear understanding of the complex nature of PPPs; solid knowledge of legal and regulatory frameworks; the procurement process of PPPs and robust negotiation skills over and above a clear plan on how to package the PPP business case such that it attracts the requisite finance. Equipping public and private sector officials with deep understanding of factors that should be considered when structuring the PPP projects and helping them understand how to reach decisions on whether or not to enter the PPP process is necessary.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the complexity of public private partnerships;
- Describe the steps in PPP structuring process;
- Develop the terms of reference and select the PPP transaction advisory team;
- Prepare PPP project bid documents and engage in competitive dialogue;
- Interpret legal issues involved in public-private partnership contracts;
- Analyse draft public-private partnership contracts;
- Assess the financing options available for public-private partnerships.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Economists, Officers from PPP Units and National Planning Authorities, Procurement Officers, Auditors, Legal officers, representatives from Investment Authorities, Trade and Industry, SACCO Managers, Investment Officers in Banks and Officers from Ministries of Finance in charge of Public Sector Investment Programmes.
- Factors to consider in entering the PPP process;
- Sector analysis and road map;
- Defining project team;
- Selecting the transaction advisory team;
- Selecting the PPP option;
- PPP financing options;
- PPP feasibility analysis;
- PPP tendering and procurement process;
- Soliciting market interest and market sounding;.