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Event Public Private Partnerships in the Water Sector

This short course familiarises water sector managers and development professionals with key issues in strategic management.

Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this course participants will know how to analyse the institutional capacity of water organisations within their country and sector environments.

Additional information:
Participants will be exposed to the taxonomy of models of water organisation (municipal, regional, parastatal, and various private modes), their strengths and weaknesses, and their adaptability to particular needs and circumstances. They will have gained deeper knowledge on the critical preconditions (legal change, economic regulation, benchmarking, facilitation) for successful private sector participation in the water sector.

Participants will also have a deeper understanding of the fundamental differences between community oriented and customer oriented approaches to utility management.

Duration of course is 3 weeks. Course fee is €2040 Euro. Deadline for receiving applications is 07 June 2008.

Contact information M. Schouten, UNESCO-IHE (email:
Event type Training
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Geographical coverage Netherlands
Address Delft, The Netherlands
Organizer UNESCO-IHE
Target audience International
Period [07/07/2008 - 25/07/2008]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH