For Middle manager Government of cities and megacities: contracting out in the water sector

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Pour les directeurs généraux Government of cities and megacities: contracting out in the water sector

For whom

  • Executive Directors
  • Exploitation Directors
  • Financial Directors
  • Executive Officers
  • Managers

Why follow this training

The Water for All Chair offers thematic specialized sessions.

  • They bring together industry experts and are open to any water and sanitation professional.
  • Come and learn about the operational management of your unit and the operating processes, acquire new practices and new tools.
  • Innovate and upgrade your knowledge in the perspective of the evolution of your career.
  • Restructure your teams and equip your employees with new practices and organizations to support the reform of the sector.
  • Lead your drinking water or sanitation service towards excellence in continuity, quality, sustainability and accessibility.

OBJECTIVES OF THE MODULE:

Anchor the drinking water and sanitation service in its urban context.

Training contents

GOAL:

To study water services in their articulation from the metropolis to the contract.

CONTENT:

Day 1: Megacities: the problem of government

Day 2: Experiences of contracts and regulation

Day 3: Playing a case of negotiation of a water contract in an merging cities: Largeville

PROGRAM:

Day 1:

  • The problem of government, the role of infrastructure and institutions.
  • Comparing housing and infrastructure; how they contribute to organize or disorganize a city.
  • Going deeper 1 understanding the nature of the “local” economy – the economic base and the generation of wealth.
  • The production of institutions and the balance between formal and informal institutions, the equilibrium between official and unofficial rules (clientelism, urban rents, corruption).
  • Going deeper2 : As everything is not governed what are the other forms of collective action
    Presentation based on case studies from emerging countries (8 cases in the books referred 2011 and 2014 in English, 2017)

Day 2:

  • Experiences of contracts and regulation.
  • What is saying the doxa mostly elaborated by the global consulting and finance industry?
  • What’s happens with unexpected events.
  • Discussion of the equilibrium between complete and incomplete contracts, between formal regulation and self-regulation.
    How to organize systems out of the box?
  • The discussion between large systems and small decentralized systems.
    Presentation based on case studies from emerging countries (references in the special issue 2016 and the book 2016)

Day 3: Playing a case of negotiation of a water contract in an emerging cities: Largeville