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    Monday 15/01/2018

    APMG PPP Guide now in Latin-American Spanish

    The PPP Certification Guide, a key reading material for APMG’s PPP Certification Program is now available in Latin – American Spanish and in English. Candidates can download this PPP Guide by clicking on the ‘Download PPP GUIDE for FREE’ button on the PPP certification website. This PPP Guide is a FREE downloadable resource to help candidates prepare for the PPP Certification Program. Two levels of the this three-tiered program are now released, Foundation and Preparation.  Candidates can self-... READ MORE
  • News
    Thursday 02/11/2017

    Preparation exam for APMG’s Public- Private Partnership (PPP) Certification Program launched

    The much-awaited Preparation exam for APMG’s PPP Certification Program was launched today at the Regional Round Tables on Infrastructure Governance, in Cape Town, South Africa. The Preparation exam is the first of the two higher level exams which enables PPP practitioners to demonstrate a higher level of understanding and experience in the field of PPPs. APMG’s PPP Certification Programme aims to strengthen PPP best practice through a global standard of knowledge. After passing the Foundation... READ MORE
  • News
    Wednesday 01/11/2017

    MOU signed between World Bank Group and CPPPC concerning PPP Certification Program in China

    It was announced today at the 3rd China PPP Financing Forum that World Bank Group (WBG) and China Public Private Partnerships Centre (CPPPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) stating that both parties will work together regarding PPPs and promoting APMGs PPP Certification Program CP3P in China. CPPPC will be responsible for the policy research, consultancy and training, capacity building, financial support and informational cooperation related to public-private partnerships (PPPs).... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Tuesday 17/10/2017

    PPPs on the African Continent

    A significant number of government and business leaders across Africa have come to accept the benefits of Public Private Partnerships as a strategic option, an alternative procurement and financial structuring methodology. An increasing number of African countries are developing PPP policies supported by a PPP framework that typically reflects on the required institutions, procedures, and rules stating how PPPs will be implemented in that country.  PPP Units are being established whilst staff... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Monday 18/09/2017

    Aligning the public-private knowledge asymmetry for successful partnerships

    The universal discourse around the issue of infrastructure deficit within Emerging Markets and Developing Economies (EMDE) has gained considerable traction, particularly over the last few decades. The ability to attract financial investments in developing economies, and particularly in Africa, has proved daunting mainly as a result of insufficient infrastructure. However, infrastructure in itself is an investment which has equally proved daunting for governments in such countries to undertake,... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Friday 15/09/2017

    PPP or not PPP, that is the question?

    The problem with any new or rebranded methodology is that every consultancy rebadges its consultants to demonstrate they have significant track record in this particular discipline and are therefore should be the advisor of choice when you want to access the professional skills. Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) was one such methodology, I remember having to sit through a seminar at a large global consultancy where the new BPR methodology was explained, and I was told how all my previous... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Friday 15/09/2017

    Direct Procurement - opportunities for partnership schemes in the regulated UK water sector

    ‘Direct procurement for customers’ (direct procurement for short) is a new delivery model for the regulated UK water sector, proposed by Ofwat (the UK water sector economic regulator) in December 2015[i]. Similar to PPP/P3, direct procurement is expected to drive value for customers by encouraging more competition in the sector, particularly in the financing and operation of water assets. Given this, water companies can apply existing frameworks such as the World Bank PPP/P3 methodology and the... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Friday 15/09/2017

    The CP3P Certification Program; first time in Lesotho (SA)

    The Foundation level training, aimed at candidates from public sector institutions in Lesotho, was delivered in Maseru by Training Byte Size, an accredited training provider. Candidates from ministries and municipalities with a mixed skill set and experience level in delivering PPPs attended the course. Due to the various levels of understanding of the topic, the course is structured in such way that provided sufficient detail and understanding for the beginner level and also served as a... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Friday 28/07/2017

    PPP candidates in 57 countries now certified at Foundation level

    The Certified PPP Professional (CP3P) program continues to go from strength to strength since its launch in March 2016. Please find some of the key highlights to date detailed below: The increasing popularity of the scheme has resulted in PPP professionals from 57 countries around the world being certified at Foundation level A total of nine Accredited Training Organizations (ATOs) and four Affiliated Partners are now capable of delivering face-to-face training in support of the PPP Program.... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Friday 30/06/2017

    What can fuel India's Growth?

    India’s Economic Fundamentals Remain Strong; Investment Pick-Up Needed for Sustained Growth, says New World Bank Report The World Bank has just released its flagship report highlighting the state of the Indian economy, its future growth prospects. According to the report, India remains the fastest growing economy in the world - economic fundamentals are strong, and reform momentum continues. GST is on track for implementation in the second quarter of the fiscal year, and is expected to yield... READ MORE

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