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    Tuesday 21/06/2016

    APMG’s Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Certification Program Launches Along with New Body of Knowledge on PPPs

    LONDON, June 20, 2016—APMG International just launched the new APMG Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Certification Program. The Certification Program has been developed to establish good practices across the globe for professionals working on PPPs. Responding to the need to enhance knowledge around PPPs and in the absence of a global certification program on PPPs - the APMG PPP Certification Program is an innovation and a collaboration between the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Tuesday 21/06/2016

    Introducing the APMG PPP Certification Program and the PPP Certification Program Guide

    I’ve been immersed in the world of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for over a decade, and during that time I have seen first-hand how these partnerships can help large-scale infrastructure projects overcome serious challenges. The new APMG PPP Certification Program, a global certification program on PPPs, offers access to knowledge at a scale that has never before existed, and it has the potential to improve the effectiveness of infrastructure PPPs around the world. Filling a gap The APMG... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Thursday 23/06/2016

    Training in the government will bring you Value for Money in PPPs

    A question I often receive at meetings is how to calculate value for money in PPPs. Many governments hire consultancy services that produce impressive spreadsheets on VfM. Very good, but for those governments who do not have the capacity to afford these services or do not understand the spreadsheet, here are some basics:What is Value for Money? The first thing the spreadsheets do is calculate how much ‘cheaper’ a project would be compared with traditional procurement. If that was the case, we... READ MORE
  • Blog posts
    Thursday 23/06/2016

    Healthcare Public-Private Partnerships in realising the healthcare Sustainable Development Goals

    This is an unprecedented time of change for the healthcare sector globally.  Demand is rising exponentially as life expectancy increases, and patients are better informed and have higher expectations.  The information revolution has also given clinicians better access to evidence-based practice, and scientific and technological innovation that will transform the way health services are delivered. The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set some challenging targets in relation... READ MORE