Developing countries are increasingly finding it worthwhile to establish cross border projects. Financing and managing such international projects requires additional set of knowledge and skills beyond traditional project management and financial resource mobilization. Often, deep appreciation of how the bilateral, multilateral and EXIM banks operate as well as how decisions of whether to fund cross border projects is reached is needed. This course unpacks the various institutions that support complex cross-border development projects, interrogates the structure of the agreements they offer and examines the strategies that developing countries need to apply in order to have more success stories.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course targets middle and senior level managers in government ministries involved in, or likely to be involved in international project management. Project managers, economists, planners, monitoring and evaluation experts, resource mobilization officers and development partners liaison officers and those working in investment authorities.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Gain international project management knowledge and skills to manage complex multi-million dollar projects;
• Apply winning resource mobilization strategies that resonate with the requirements of EXIM Banks, multilateral and bilateral agencies and foreign investment firms;
• Identify sources of international project finance and package project appraisal documents that gain support;
• Apply techniques to enhance success in project planning; implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
• Nature and scope of international project management;
• Feasibility studies and analysis in international project management;
• International project planning and selection techniques;
• International project implementation issues;
• Nature and scope of bilateral and multilateral institutions;
• Financial resource mobilization techniques;
• Mobilizing resources from multilateral and bilateral development partners and Exim Banks.