The Water, Engineering and Development Centre of Loughborough University is a leading training and research organization in the application of public-private partnership approaches, regulation, and utility reform, particularly in the environmental sectors. Loughborough University, with its campus in Leicestershire, boasts over 12,000 students and is a leading educational institution in the United Kingdom in the environmental sciences and engineering sectors.

WEDC and IP3 co-sponsoring three professional certification programs in Public-Private Partnerships, Regulation, and Utilities Management.

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The SADC Banking Association was founded in 1998 with the objective of coordinating the activities of national associations of banks in the SADC region (Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe). The SADC Banking Association and IP3 co-deliver several online courses on Public-Private Partnerships modeling and development.

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The SADC Banking Association, under financial support from The Banking Association South Africa and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), is pleased to offer, in cooperation with the Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3), a series of intensive online professional training programs on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP's).

The overall goal of these programs is to provide organizations and institutions that are currently designing or implementing public-private partnership programs at the national, state, or municipal/local levels with a practical, hands-on, and results-oriented capacity building experience that will further their PPP planning, implementation, and management objectives. The current catalog offerings consist of two courses:

      For complete information on each course, including objectives, module content, other relevant information, click on the course name above.

Participants in these courses will be responsible for completing weekly assignments, interacting via discussion boards and emails with fellow participants and course facilitators, and completing an action plan. The programs will be conducted entirely over the Internet- access can be made from any computer (at any time) with an Internet connection.

Join the hundreds of participants through the SADC region and all of Africa who have participated in these pioneering learning events.

The Banking Association South Africa, acting in its capacity as the Secretariat for the SADC Banking Association, and with funding provided by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), has awarded two five-year contracts to the Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3) to design, develop, and implement on a serial basis two intensive skills-based online training programmes titled, PPP Skills and Competency Development and PPP Project Officers Management Skills Development.

To facilitate and encourage participation from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region the SADC Banking Association is offering an Incentive Scholarship Fund to cover partial tuition fees to qualified SADC nationals and individuals from SADC-based organizations.

* SADC Banking Association Members are Mozambique Bankers Association, Angolan Bankers Association, Mauritius Bankers Association, Namibia Bankers Association, Zambia Bankers Association, Tanzanian Bankers Association, Banking Association South Africa, Botswana Bankers Association, Malawi Bankers Association, Lesotho Bankers Association, Swaziland Bankers Association.

** Strategic partners of the SADC Banking Association on the PPP Project are: RSA National Treasury, PEEPA Botswana, National Construction Council Tanzania, Tanzania Investment Centre, Privatisation Commission Malawi, PPP Secretariat in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Mauritius, and the SADC Secretariat.


The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Public-Private Partnerships International Centre of Excellence (UNECE PPP ICoE) has the stated mission to

…help governments do the very best in PPP, addressing many of mankind’s most pressing problems, including the greening of the economy and mitigating the effects of climate change and to discover what partnerships in the world constitute excellence and have the most beneficial impact on development.

The close relationship between the UNECE PPP ICoE and IP3 is one of cooperation intended to successfully identifying, defining, documenting, and championing generally accepted of "best practices" for public-private partnerships. These approaches to P3 development and the transfer of this knowledge and understanding to participants through education and training are the heart of this important partnership. To the end, IP3 will provide world-class training and capacity building services to the governments of the member states of the UNECE as well as their partner organizations and United Nations staff. All to the stated goal of the UNECE PPP ICoE of achieving workable and agreeable standards for public-private partnerships within the region.

For more information on the UNECE PPP ICoE, please visit: UNECE



As part of a joint venture with Turkey's Foreign Economic Relations Board and Boğaziçi University, The PPP Center of Excellence advocates for public-private partnerships throughout Turkey and the region. IP3 looks forward to working with them to offer high-quality PPP training.


The Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC) is an association of electric utilities, suppliers, manufactures and other stakeholders operating in the electricity industry in the Caribbean. CARILEC was established in 1989 with nine (9) members as part of an electric utilities modernization program. CARILEC and IP3 offer special scholarship programs for CARILEC members for IP3’s online courses.

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Eno Center for Transportation

The Eno Center for Transportation is a neutral, non-partisan think-tank that promotes policy innovation and provides professional development opportunities across the career span of transportation professionals. IP3 recognizes 4.0 CEUs for successful completion of Eno’s online course “Partnering with the Private Sector” toward our Certified Public-Private Partnership Specialist™ program.

To learn more about this course and Eno, please visit their website at

APMG CP3P Certification Program

The Institute for Public-Private Partnerships has been a leading provider of PPP training courses since 1994. Whilst IP3 does not directly deliver the APMG CP3P Certification Program, David Baxter, former Executive Director, was directly involved in the review of the CP3P Book and Foundation level certification. We endorse the program and would recommend interested students to review this as part of their ongoing development of becoming a PPP practitioner. The APMG PPP Certification Program in an innovation of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), THE European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), THE World Bank Group (WBG) and part funded by the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) with a shared vision of enhancing PPP performance globally.

For more information, please visit the CP3P website at