P-10 - Foundations of Public-Private Partnerships


Online Learning



Course Description

PPP Foundations is an introduction to PPP procurement, project design, and implementation. This course illustrates the basic framework for executing PPP projects and is recommended for more advanced training in this field. Participants receive an overview of PPP procurement, project structuring, and an introduction to project finance and the core elements of PPP bankability.

Through live webinar presentations with Q&A, virtual discussions, and self-paced learning, participants will gain knowledge and skills that will enable them to begin their PPP journey within their organization.

Learning Outcomes

Through successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the design and implementation of a PPP program
  • Understand the risks and risk allocation methodologies associated with PPPs
  • Understand the process of determining value for money (VfM) and risk analysis
  • Identify best practices in the conduct of financial, economic, and technical feasibility studies
  • Recognize basic project finance structures and the key players
  • Compare various procurement options
  • Understand the legal and financial models associated with PPPs

Who Will Benefit

The course is designed for public officials as well as private sector professionals who have an understanding of fundamental public-private partnership concepts, and now seek to learn how to financially execute such projects.

  • Staff from national, provincial, federal, state, and municipal governments
  • Members of planning organizations and boards
  • Regulators and authorities for infrastructure utilities and public services
  • Legal, financial, construction and engineering professionals
  • Staff of international donor organizations