Course Category: Paid

Policy Advocacy Units

This explains the why, how and what of running a Policy Advocacy Unit and manage successful policy campaigns. It is a practice-oriented course that provides hand-on tools to manage a projects and teams involved with the different types of advocacy. The course will benefit: Promotion agencies and economic development organisations that have or are considering …

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Ombudsperson

The Ombudsperson is a figure that have existed for already decades and considers the role of an impartial public official who acts as an intermediary between different public offices to prevent, investigate or  mediates disputes with foreign investors. The course will benefit: Promotion agencies and economic development organisations keen to understand the role of the …

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Portfolio Investor Services

This course presents a collection of services from around the world to give you a better overview of the many, many options to help established investors grow and thrive. Attendees will be inspired and enthused to implement  some of the best practices locally. The course will benefit: Promotion agencies and economic development organisations looking to …

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Expert Hotline

Many clients indicate that having an expert whom they can ask questions as and when needed  is extremely valuable. That’s why we set up this expert hotline to provide insightful views on specific topics and strategies on an on-going basis. The hotline will benefit: FDI professionals who need to make a decision about strategy, programme …

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FDI & Bottom of Pyramid

2.7 billion people live today under US$ 2.5 a day. This group is usually referred to as bottom of the pyramid, the bottom of the wealth pyramid or the bottom of the income pyramid. They rarely benefit from FDI flows, other than infrastructure. But this does not have to be like that. The course will benefit: Promotion …

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FDI and Venture Capital

The Venture Capital industry mobilised US$ 259 billion in 2020, with flows mainly concentrated in North America, Asia and Europe. This finance houses inject much needed capital into companies allowing them grow internationally and scale fast. The course will benefit: Promotion Agencies and Economic Development Organisations looking that VCs engage with companies in their portfolio …

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Green Aftercare

With Race to Zero representing 509 cities, 23 regions, 2,162 businesses and  127 of the biggest investors, these ‘real economy’ actors join 120 countries  committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. Collectively these actors now cover nearly 25% global CO2 emissions and over 50% GDP. Green Aftercare seeks to contribute to …

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Gender Advancement

With organisations all over the world looking into how to advance gender equality, the role of FDI is one that still needs to be further investigated and that could offer opportunities to build more sustainable societies. The course will benefit: FDI practitioners and economic developers keen to introduce a gender perspective to their work. Gender …

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Impact Evaluation

If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. The same if for post-investment. This course explores the most common evaluation methodologies used today, outlining the benefits and challenges of each model. The course will benefit: Evaluation and reporting teams keen to report on post-investment work Central governments looking to benchmark their local evaluation methodologies …

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Manage an Aftercare Unit

With 50% of all FDI jobs being created during post-investment phase, having a strong Aftercare unit is a must for host economies keen to lever FDI as a driver of long-term economic growth. This course provides a step-by-step methodology of how to do this and covers the most relevant aspects for successful investor support. The …

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