Training

View a list of training courses available for practitioners on public private partnerships and related topics.

Public Private Partnerships Contract Management Training

The course is specifically designed to provide training for public sector employees involved in managing Public Private Partnerships contracts.

The Contract Management for Private Public Partnerships training course covers the commercial and legal dimensions of contract management for Private Public Partnership projects. It is generally held twice-yearly, in both Melbourne and Sydney and run over over five days.

The course fulfils the Cabinet endorsed requirement that all new contract directors and contract managers for Partnerships Victoria projects undertake training (or seek an exemption) within six months of appointment.

Enrolment in the course is restricted to employees of  public sector departments and organisations. It is assumed that students already understand the commercial principles and structures underlying PPP infrastructure projects.

The course is university accredited and can be counted towards a postgraduate certificate or Masters qualification at Melbourne University. For further information and enrolment applications for the Contract Management training course please refer to:

University of Melbourne application form - enrolled stream

University of Melbourne application form - professional development stream

or contact Chris Hamilton, Department of Treasury and Finance on (03) 9651 0952 or email chris.hamilton@dtf.vic.gov.au

Contract managers' forums

The forums provide an opportunity for Partnerships Victoria contract managers to network with their peers, share information and experiences, and hear experienced public and private sector practitioners talk on contract management issues.

Forums are held approximately twice a year and are coordinated by the Department of Treasury and Finance.

To encourage open discussion without compromising the State’s interests, attendance at Partnerships Victoria contract managers' forums is restricted to employees of Victorian public sector departments and organisations.

For information on the forum contact Chris Hamilton, Department of Treasury and Finance, on (03) 9651 0952 or email chris.hamilton@dtf.vic.gov.au

Other training courses

Melbourne University - Postgraduate programs and short courses

The University of Melbourne offers a Public Private Partnerships Leadership Program presented by leading specialists in the public and private sectors.

The program which is offered through Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs is coordinated by Dr Michael Regan, Associate at the University of Melbourne and Associate Professor of Bond University. Dr Regan consults to industry on major projects both in Australia and overseas.

Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs specialises in the development and delivery of custom programs for government and industry, drawing on the expertise of University of Melbourne academics and associates.

A broad range of masters’ level subjects are available in the public infrastructure area, and can be delivered to corporate clients on an in-house basis.

For further course information and enrolment applications please refer to:

Business Case guidance training

Training is available to public sector employees involved in the preparation or the assessment of business cases. The training is provided by the Department of Treasury and Finance on an as-needed basis.

Further information can be obtained from Susan Gillett at the Department of Treasury and Finance on tel: (03) 9651 2565 or email: susan.gillett@dtf.vic.gov.au

Lifecycle guidance material applies to all asset-related proposals submitted to the Expenditure Review Sub-Committee recommending a Partnerships Victoria delivery option.

Gateway Review training

One day workshops are available for people who wish to become accredited as Gateway Reviewers.

Reviewed 02/08/2018
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