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the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development attended the programme.


13th CEOs' Forum

8th December 2016, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The Theme for the forum was “How to Effectively Use Public Private Partnerships to Enhance Service Delivery and Develop Infrastructure”. The purpose was to introduce the fundamental principles of identifying and preparing bankable PPP projects. It highlighted the theoretical issues related to PPPs and
practical case studies from the public and private sectors.

The forum further discussed how DFIs can effectively meet their mandates and also contribute to
implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The forum was attended by fifty-eight (58) participants.


Risk Management

5th - 9th December 2016, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

The programme was aimed at assisting participants in applying a risk management framework in the execution of their duties, while developing risk management policies, procedures and methodologies for their institutions, particularly with respect to credit risk. It also focused on the concepts, tools and techniques of credit risk management, but also dealt with aspects of market and operational risk.


Twenty-five (25) participants from fifteen DFIs attended the programme.


Financial Modelling

28th November - 2nd December 2016, Franciatown, Botswana

A special in – house programme on financial modelling was facilitated for Citizen Entrepreneurial
Development Agency by the DFRC. The aim of the programme was to up-skill staff in the areas of business valuation (especially discounted cash flow), scenario planning, management decision making, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial statement analysis and project finance, using computer - based applications.

The programme was also aimed at participants understanding the elements of financial modelling,
developing and practicing financial modelling, being able to conduct simulations of different financing
scenarios and practicing on various case studies of financial modelling and project finance.

Nineteen (19) delegates attended the programme, all from the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development


Leadership Programme

23rd - 25th December 2016, Gaborone, Botswana

The programme offered a customised solution for leaders to continue to evolve and adapt in order to meet the challenges they face every day. Key elements covered during the programme included;

• Gaining an understanding and appreciation of all the human dimensions at their disposal to lead with authenticity from the inside-out;
• Having the necessary capacity to stay focused on what matters to sustain high performance in the face of increasing demands and changing landscapes, and;
• Learning and practising using 3 key coaching skills along with 7 constructive responses to conflict.

The training was attended by eighteen (18) delegates, all from the Citizen Entrepreneurial Development


Capacity Building Review and Emotional Intelligence

16th - 18th November 2016, Johannesburg,