Why Choose this Training Course?

PPPs come in a variety of different forms, and with each, their own complexities and risks. Managing PPP contracts can be a daunting, but not insurmountable task; it does however require a breadth and depth of knowledge of the dynamics and key challenges of such contracts. The involvement of numerous stakeholders from government agencies, financiers, developers, consultants to public accountability auditors can further test contract management abilities and skills. This COPEX online training course focuses on the dynamics, and key benefits and challenges of managing PPP contracts. It looks at the whole process of procurement and implementation, with attention on managing the key risk areas.

What are the Goals?

By attending this COPEX online training course, you should achieve these goals:

  • Describe the Principal Types of PPPs
  • Appreciate the Benefits and Challenges of Such Projects
  • Analyse the Principal Risk Areas and Issues Common to PPPs
  • Explain the PPP Procurement Process
  • Identify Key PPP Contract Clauses
Who is this Training Course for?

This COPEX online training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals involved in the Development, Appraisal, Implementation and Management of PPPs. These may include:

  • Project and Contracts Personnel in Both Public and Private Sectors
  • Government Officials, Ministries, Public Sector Agencies
  • Project Financiers, Developers, Sponsors, Consultants
  • Risk Management Personnel
  • Auditors and Comptrollers

Day One: Dynamics of PPPs

Key Behaviours:

  • Appreciate the nature of PPPs
  • Understand the scope and structure of PPPs
  • Recognise the challenges both public and private sectors face
  • Understand how PPPs are financed
  • Identify the principal limitations of PPPs

  • Commercial landscape and background to PPPs
  • PPP types and structures
  • How PPPs are financed
  • Implications of fiscal commitments
  • Limitations and pitfalls of PPP procurement

Day Two: Development and Implementation of a PPP Transaction

Key Behaviours:

  • Develop an appropriate procurement strategy
  • Understand how to develop an output specification
  • Identify key qualification and evaluation criteria
  • Appreciate what financial close means
  • Understand how to deal with unsolicited bids

  • Procurement strategies
  • Managing the bid process
  • Performance-based output specifications
  • Reaching financial close
  • Dealing with unsolicited bids

Day Three: Structuring the PPP Contract

Key Behaviours:

  • Identify key risk areas in PPP contracts
  • Be able to interpret performance requirements
  • Understand payment structures and mechanisms
  • Recognise how to manage and resolve disputes
  • Appreciate principal triggers to termination

  • Identification, assessment and allocation of principal risks
  • Performance and service requirements
  • Different payment mechanisms
  • Management and resolution of disputes
  • Triggers and implications of termination

Day Four: Managing Other Key Elements of PPP Contracts

Key Behaviours:

  • Distinguish between relief and compensation events
  • Understand price and payment issues
  • Identify types of warranty and guarantee
  • Recognise other key liability issues
  • Understand the nature of ‘step-in’ rights

  • Compensation and other relief events
  • Price and payment terms
  • Warranties, guarantees and Indemnities
  • Intellectual property
  • ‘Step-in’ rights

Day Five: Operation of the PPP Contract

  • Appreciate the nature of the relationship between public and private partners
  • Understand ways of monitoring delivery and risk
  • Recognise how to deal with change
  • Develop a practical ability to manage contract expiry
  • Identify key elements of asset handover

  • Relationship management between public and private partners
  • Monitoring performance delivery and risk
  • Dealing with change
  • Managing contract expiry
  • Handover of the asset or service
  • A COPEX e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the online training course
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Contract Management
  • Duration:5 days
  • Format:Online
  • Language: English
  • Certificate:Yes
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