The Temasek Foundation Water Leadership Programme (TFWLP), developed in collaboration between Temasek Foundation, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, is designed for water utilities managers operating in Asian emerging markets that are adapting to the increasing water and sanitation demands placed on them. The programme will expose participants to the best practices in water utilities governance, practical guidance on managing water utilities effectively, and strategies to deal with existing and future challenges.
The two-week programme includes:
What will participants gain from the programme?
- State-of-the-art classroom setting with a combination of lectures and case studies to enhance learning effectiveness
- Site visits to provide first-hand experience on how Singapore has dealt with challenges in water resource management
- Case studies and panel discussions among practitioners
- Appreciate insights from water leaders on factors affecting success in water utilities
- Learn key issues, options and best practices in water utilities management from the exercise of comparing the performance of water utilities across Asian countries
- Increase their knowledge of good practices in the design and implementation of investment projects in the water sector
- Identify the various options of private sector participation through a public private partnership (PPP) approach for ensuring improved and sustainable service delivery
- Understand the different types of regulation structures and approaches
- See how Singapore has adopted an innovative concept of multiplying water supply by leveraging on advanced technologies to reclaim treated used water
Who Should Attend
The programme is designed for middle and senior level management in local, regional or national water utility authorities. It is also highly relevant to policymakers, consultants, researchers and representatives of civil society who are concerned with the governance of water utilities.
6 – 17 May 2013
Venue: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore