A highly interactive training course on

Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Contract Management

Developing Commercial Partnerships That Deliver Tomorrow’s Infrastructure
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Contract Management
5
Days

Course Schedules

 Online
 27-31 May 2024
 $3,950
 Online
 18-22 Nov 2024
 $3,950

Training course overview

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 Coventry Academy 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 Coventry Academy 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 Coventry Academy 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

Course Outline

Day One: Dynamics of PPPs
Competency Description: As a project/contract professional you need to understand the background and challenges of PPP infrastructure procurement.

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
Topics to be covered:
  • 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
Competency Description: As a project/contract professional you need to develop an understanding of the key stages and inputs of PPP infrastructure procurement.

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
Topics to be covered:
  • Procurement strategies
  • Managing the bid process
  • Performance-based output specifications
  • Reaching financial close
  • Dealing with unsolicited bids
Day Three: Structuring the PPP Contract
Competency Description:  As a project/contract professional you need to be able to identify, assess and allocate the principal risks associated with the PPP form of procurement.

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
Topics to be covered:
  • 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
Competency Description: As a project/contract professional you need to understand and manage other key risk areas under a PPP contract.

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
Topics to be covered:
  • 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
Competency Description: As a project/contracts professional you need to develop both qualitative and quantitative management skills to support the long term nature of PPP contracts.Key Behaviours:
  • 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
Topics to be covered:
  • Relationship management between public and private partners
  • Monitoring performance delivery and risk
  • Dealing with change
  • Managing contract expiry
  • Handover of the asset or service

The certificate

  • A Coventry Academy e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the online training course

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