This is a 4-day, intensive programme for a small number of high level government officials and business leaders, exploring how government can encourage and enable the private sector to play a larger role in economic growth and development. The process includes small team interactions, with case studies drawn from Asia, Africa and Latin America. Major themes are 1) Industry promotion 2) Investment promotion 3) Public private partnerships in infrastructure and 4) Access to finance.
The course will be offered in Cape Town, at the University of Cape Town.
The course is presented by Professors Francis Fukuyama and Roger Leeds of the Leadership Academy for Development (LAD). The mission of LAD is to provide future leaders working in the public and private sectors in developing countries with relevant training about specific government policies designed to encourage the private sector to play a more productive role in economic growth and development.
Case studies for this course are available here.