TARGET GROUP | Officials from ministries of finance, economy and industry, central banks, and public investment banks and agencies.
DESCRIPTION | This one-week course provides a unique opportunity to strengthen operational links between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and some of its partner countries, while at the same time disseminating best practices and standards in line with EIB priorities. Course participants will have the potential to become EIB entry points in their respective administrations, in line with the broader purpose of this training to support economic development and convergence in partner countries through an increased visibility of the EIB and joint business opportunities.
The course analyzes investment and investment finance in Europe, in particular in Central, Eastern and Southeastern European countries. It addresses macroeconomic issues and sectorial specificities and discusses the relevance of strategic planning of investment based on the method of growth diagnostics. In case studies, participants elaborate on public sector strategies for investment support in different regions of the world. Finally, the course presents the role of the EIB Group in financing investment, with EIB Group experts discussing best standards and practices in terms of investment and investment finance decisions, instruments, and other issues.