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Asterizk Course Timetable 2017

Duration Course Venue & Date
4 Days Foundation Framework, Case Studies & Implementing and Managing an IWPP/IPP/PPP Dubai, United Arab Emirates
27th to 30th Mar, 2017
Foundation Framework Overview
Definition of a Public Private Partnership or PPP
Various types of PPPs and standard classification
PPPs compared to other forms of procurement structures
Value added of PPPs
Advantages and disadvantages of PPPs
Key Success Factors: what makes a successful PPP; and, pitfalls to avoid
Sectors where the PPP Model has been successful and unsuccessful
Why governments have considered PPP models?
What sectors/industries are the best suited for PPP
Form of PPPs in the power and water sectors
Why PPPs are typically successful in the power & water sector, especially in the Middle East
Standard Models used in Gulf Region in power & water: Omani Model; and, Abu Dhabi Model
Features of the Models and Advantages & Disadvantages of each
Early PPPs in the power and water sectors: key features; and, trends
Regulatory Regimes: why this is important; and, key elements of a supportive regulatory regime
Case Studies Overview
Focus on detailed Case Studies of actual Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
Covers successes as well as failures in PPPs
Particular focus on Infrastructure Projects such as Power, Water, Waste Water, Waste Management & District Cooling
Full day spent on a review of PPP key features
State of the art development in PPPs will be covered
International benchmarking will also be examined best international structures
Lessons learned from case studies will be highlighted
Both failures and successes will be covered in detail
Case Studies will cover PPPs worldwide, and will include other sectors such as health, transportation, housing and education
Top reasons why PPPs have failed or succeeded
Implementing and Managing an IWPP/IPP/PPP Overview
Introductions, Expectations, Key Project Assumptions, Project Risks, Importance and Examples of Risk Allocation
Project Features and Minimum Functional Specifications
Specificity regarding equipment and suppliers
Key Decisions prior to issuing RfQ's and Expression of Interest and its benefits
Overall Procurement Process, major steps and the need for transparency
Role and value of Advisors
Implementing and Managing an IWPP/IPP/PPP Overview
Types of Advisors needed Legal, technical and Financial and who should lead them
Tendering process for Advisors and Evaluation criteria
Typical timelines for designing and constructing a power and/or water plant
Typical timelines for the procurement process
Value and benefits of pre-qualifying bidders, Minimum Eligibility requirements and Examples
Role of Bonds (Bid Bond and Performance Bond), Performance Guarantees
Key aspects of Request for Proposals
Role of developer in obtaining permits, clarification process and site visits
Bid Evaluation and splitting the bonds
Need for Confidentiality, post contract award and the role of employers engineer
Workforce Planning and Talent Management