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Developing & Executing Public-Private Partnership Projects

4 weeks, starting 16th August
Tues & Thurs, (7PM – 9PM) | PKR 6,000

Developing & Executing Public-Private Partnership Projects

4 weeks, starting 16th August
Tues &
Thurs, (7PM – 9PM) | PKR 6,000

What you'll learn

  • Gain an overview of the past PPP projects executed in Pakistan
  • Gain an overview of the elements of a typical PPP project and challenges
  • How to draft a PPP tender strategy and structure a PPP contract
  • How to design a PPP project

About this Course

The infrastructure and service delivery needs of the economy with a rapidly growing
population requires fiscally responsible Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in energy,
roads, housing, and social sectors. PPPs is a form of public procurement and project
finance arrangement to address infrastructure gaps in a holistic manner. The growing
interest in PPPs and project financing across Pakistan is denoted by the uptick in PPP
transactions in the recent years. Moreover, the federal, provincial, and regional
governments across Pakistan have enacted PPP acts, which provide robust legal and
regulatory frameworks to promote PPPs in their respective territories. Many countries
(including developed economies) have faced challenges in executing PPP projects.
Hence, a well-trained market of professionals is needed in many fields such as law,
banking, project financing, transaction advisory and public service.

This hands-on course is an effort to prepare Pakistan’s public and private sector’s
workforce to design and execute PPP projects. The course will be focused on
transaction structuring of PPPs. In the last two modules, the participants will design a
PPP project based on their learnings from the course. Subsequently, the trainer will give
feedback on each participant’s project.

The course will cover the following modules:

Module 1 – PPPs: Introduction and Institutional frameworks in Pakistan
This module will provide an overview of PPPs fundamentals, particular challenges,
potential pitfalls, and the main elements of the PPP process. It will also review the
existing legal and institutional frameworks enacted by the Federal Government,
Government of Punjab, Government of Sindh, Government of Baluchistan, Government
of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Government of Gilgit Baltistan, and Government of Azad
Jammu and Kashmir.

Module 2 – Review of past PPPs transactions and sector framework across Pakistan
This module will review the past PPP transactions executed across Pakistan. It will
review the execution strategy, main features of the transactions, and the challenges of
execution during the construction phase of a PPP project and the monitoring issues that
arise over the life of a PPP project. Discussion on local issues like circular debt et al.


Module 3 – Life cycle of a PPP project
This module will provide an overview of the elements of a typical PPP project and the
challenges that arise. It includes guidance on PPPs’ strategic management and
governance during project design process along with procurement challenges that arise.


Module 4 – PPPs Screening and Appraisal
This module will provide an introduction to the cost-benefit analysis, commercial
feasibility analysis, project screening, Value for Money analysis and appraisal process
to confirm the value for money of projects. Introduction to Project/Infrastructure
Financial modelling.

Module 5 – Structuring and Drafting the Tender and Contract along with risk
management
This module describes how to draft a PPP tender strategy and structure a PPP contract.
It will expand on the financial risk structuring, securitization, revenue modeling, and
payment mechanisms of PPP projects.

Module 6 – Sector Focused PPP Transactions: Energy, Road, Housing and Social
sectors with a primer on CPEC
How CPEC plays around Pakistan’s needs and how is it structured? This module will
layout the main challenges and particularities of PPP transaction in energy, road,
housing, and social sectors with a geo-political-economy point of view.

Module 7 – Exercise: Designing a PPP project
The participants will design a PPP project based on their learnings from the course.
Subsequently, the trainer will give feedback on each participant’s project.

Module 8 – Exercise: Designing a PPP project
The participants will design a PPP project based on their learnings from the course.
Subsequently, the trainer will give feedback on each participant’s project.

Instructor

Mujtaba Shahneel has deep experience of investment banking, project finance,
development economics and infrastructure advisory of over 15 years during which time
he worked with the World Bank Group, Asian Development Bank, SAMBA Financial
Group and PPP Unit Sindh. He has worked on land mark transactions including the first
road PPP in Pakistan, the first provincial energy PPP, the first annuity-based road PPP
in Pakistan, cross border M&A, Thar Coal development framework and the largest
commercial financing in Pakistan at that time. He has also authored/drafted papers,
regulations, articles and policy documents on infrastructure financing, financial
modelling, economic policy and Islamic financing.

He has a HBA in Economic Management & Development from University of Toronto
and an MBA in Strategic Finance from Edinburgh Business School (UK). He is also a
CFA charter-holder from CFA Institute, USA and is a Certified P3 Practitioner by APMG
International. He is also a certified corporate director.

Academically, Shahneel helped designed Project Financial Modelling Course for
Institute of Public Private Partnership, USA. He has also taught masters level course at
Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences related to Infrastructure and Project
Finance; Fiscal Policy and Public Finance; and Advance Investment Banking.

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Course Outline

Week 1
PPPs: Introduction, Institutional frameworks, and Review of Past PPPs transactions in Pakistan
Week 1
Week 2
Life cycle of a PPP project, Screening and Appraisal
Week 2
Week 3
Structuring and Drafting and Sector Focused PPP Transactions
Week 3
Week 4
Designing a PPP project
Week 4

Frequently Asked Questions

No. This course will collectively take you through understanding the fundamentals of
Public-Private Partnership transactions to its application.

Yes, this is a 100% online course.

The growing interest in PPPs and project financing across Pakistan is denoted by the
uptick in PPP transactions in the recent years. The country needs more experts in this
arena. This course will act as a solid building block for professionals who want to get

hands-on knowledge about PPP transactions. The course will help you to secure jobs
and career growth in project finance and development finance sectors.

This course is relevant for civil servants, bankers, lawyers, transaction advisors, public
policy professionals, politicians, and project finance professionals. Any person
interested in knowing the fundamentals of PPP transactions and effective execution
strategies should take this course.

Yes, but only on successful completion of all assignments given during the course and
80% attendance. This is just for us to ensure that you can grasp the fundamentals and
applications of Public-Private Partnership transactions before we certify you.