Executive Capacity Building Services

About CDA Executive Capacity Building Services
CDA Approach to Executive Capacity BuildingCDA approach to executive capacity building is two folds:A. To provide modular training programmes made of specific courses that would have immediate a double impact and empower the utilities’ managers to address, in the short term, the current operational performance and the quality and levels of service challenges, while steering their utilities into a strategic direction that would ensure its sustainability in the medium to the long run. The modular courses are drawn from the 5 areas listed above and are listed below.

B.To provide a few specialist topics where local expertise may be weak.

CDA Executive Capacity Building Series (ExCab) are high content, real-life classroom exercises, built through practical experience and underpinned by strong academic fundamentals.

Research-based and solution-oriented with a strong element of practicality, CDA Executive Capacity Building Programmes are designed to provide direct responses to current challenges facing our clients in their operations, while strengthening their corporate capabilities through the continuous learning and refreshing their knowledge on the fundamentals of market economy concepts and sound management principles which should enable them to strategically improve the performance of their utilities.

Topics Covered by Infrastructure Sector

We cover key topics on Policy and Regulation, Management and Operations; Financing and Investment


  • Energy
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport
  • Environment & Natural Resources

Our Executive Programmes are class-room based, where all the topics covered are underpinned by strong academic fundamentals.

In collaboration with international partner organisations, and for each of the sectors we work on, our opportunity managers and teams research and develop bespoke executive programmes which are presented in the following formats:

Multi-client Executive Capacity Building Programmes: These are Executive Programmes that attended by various utilities on topics that are relevant to the industry/sector as a whole.

In-house Executive Capacity Building Programmes: These are Executive Programmes designed for a specific client utility, on a specific topic to meaning the learning needs of its workforce.

Upon receiving a request from a Client, CDA Consulting team will undertake a TNA exercise with the client in view of ascertaining the specifications and to identify the learning aims and objectives pursued by the Client, and after, we design bespoke executive capacity building programme to meet the client’s learning objectives needs.

In-House Executive Capacity Building Programmes are a cost-effective way of disseminating and building the capacity of a larger segment of your workforce.

Typically, In-Houses programmes are designed for up to 40 middle to senior executives.

For further details on our Executive Capacity Building Programmes, please contact at: consulting@cdaconsult.com

Areas of Executive Capacity Building
Sectoral Policies & Institutional Reforms:

  • Restructuring
  • Liberalization
  • Regulation
  • Public Private Partnerships

Operations & Management

  • Asset Management
  • Capital Investment Planning

Financing and Investment

  • Project Finance Structuring
  • Fixed Income Markets Development

Contracts Management

  • Public Utilities Due Diligence
  • PPP Contracts Auditing
  • Contracts Supervision
Executive Programmes By Infrastructure Sector
Delivery Methodology & The Faculty


Through specialised executive briefings, intensive workshops and seminars, and in association with leading institutions and business organisations worldwide; we provide bespoke executive development programmes for senior policy and decision makers in industry, commerce and government.

The programmes are delivered through:

  • High level Classroom presentations
  • Interactive Group Exercises
  • Technical Site Visits
  • Delegates Presentations

Our Faculty and Programmes Directors are specialists in the utilities sectors, covering resources planning, operations and asset management, institutional reforms, regulation, PPP, financing and Investment. They have a long established reputation for strong project management and delivery of consultancy projects and executive capacity building programmes and briefings on various topics across the utilities sectors. On each individual consultancy project and/or executive capacity building programme, our team totals on average 70 years of experience.

Upcoming Executive Programmes
PFPU12 Financement et Mise en Oeuvre des Projets d’Infrastructures Publiques en Partenariats Public-Prive (PPP).
15 – 19 Octobre 2018. Cotonou/Benin

PFPU11 Capital Investment Projects Analysis and Financing, & Structuring PPP Projects and Drafting Bidding Packages for Bankable PPP Contracts in Public Infrastructure.
27 August – 07 September 2018. London/UK

UWAT06 Assessing Current Water Supply Performance, Business Planning & Operations Improvement Best Practices.
10 – 14 September 2018. London/UK
PFPU10 Capital Investment Projects Analysis and Financing, & The Mechanics of PPP in Public Infrastructure.
09 – 20 April 2018. London/UK
PFPU09 Capital Investment Projects Analysis and Financing, & The Mechanics of PPP in Public Infrastructure.
21 – 25 August 2017. London/UK
PFPU08 Capital Investment Projects Analysis and Financing, & The Mechanics of PPP in Public Infrastructure.
29 May – 09 June 2017. Accra/Ghana.
In-house Programme held for the PPP Directorate – Ministry of Roads and Highways, Ghana.
PFPU07 Capital Investment Projects Analysis and Financing, & The Mechanics of PPP in Public Infrastructure.
05 – 16 September 2016. London/UK
PFPU06 Investment Projects Analysis and Financing & Structuring PPP Projects in Public Infrastructure.
08 – 19 February 2016. London/UK
PFPU05 Attracting Private Investment in Public Infrastructure: Developing Bankable Projects & Structuring Value for Money PPP Concession Agreements in Power, Transport and Water Supply Infrastructure.
21 – 25 September 2015. London/UK
PFPU04 Project Finance Technique & PPP Decisional Tools in Public Infrastructure.
13 – 17 April 2015. London/UK