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Funding and Financing

14 > 16 Nov. 2023
London, UK
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Learning Objectives

  • Understand why it is important to invest in a good public transport system for the benefit of the city and region, using london as a best practice
  • Introducing key concepts and principles of funding a good public transport system and their potential contradictions
  • Discover different ways of building a funding strategy at the city level
  • Learn about the different funding levers and financial mechanisms available to authorities and operators
  • Get a hold on what PPPs are and what they key ingredients are for their success
  • Learn from international best practice on the application of such tools
  • Apply the concepts and tools through didactic and dynamic workshops

A top level methodology

  • Get inspired by our trainers, understand the main concepts and learn from successful best practice
  • Participate in interactive plenary sessions with introductions by course leaders, presentations by trainers and open discussions with participants
  • Challenge your thinking and practical knowledge on the use of different funding and financing tools
  • Address the topic from an international perspective, enriched by different cultural approaches and points of views
  • Participate to practical exercises and case studies
  • Benefit from a unique exchange of knowledge and experience between professionals

UITP Training Programmes and all related processes are certified for ISO29990:2010 – the standard for learning services for non-formal education and training.

Who is it for?

  • Economists, financial experts, policy makers and project managers from public transport operators and authorities seeking to learn more about infrastructure investment and cost-effective approaches to operations
  • Companies and cities looking to introduce and apply new concepts such as Public Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Third parties involved in the investment of capital projects and development of public transport systems (national and international banks, development agencies, private stakeholders, etc)
  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and international perspective on funding options and financial mechanisms and eager to learn more from international best practice

The course welcomes junior and senior participants worldwide.

    Inspiring trainers

    Our skillful trainers are composed of professionals, UITP lecturers and international experts in the fields of funding, financing and PPPs.

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