There has been considerable reluctance within the private sector to engage in partnerships. The reluctance in Public-Private Partnerships is rooted in a number of issues. First, PPP is new and risky; second, PPP is complex in virtually every aspect ranging from the bidding and negotiation process to financing and financial closure; third, at least in some regions of the world, PPP is associated with anti-statist and neo-liberal ideologies, which seen PPP not as a complementary means for meeting infrastructure and service needs but rather as an instrument for diminishing the role of the public sector.
Expected Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Analyze private sector participation in development projects of Government;
- Work successfully with diverse team members on different projects;
- Innovate by designing effective public-private partnership framework for effect implementation monitoring and control;
- Work to aid Government in securing value for money from projects executed by the private sector;
Consolidate learning to provide clear direction on sources of project finance.