Brief

The Aftercare Masterclass Series is a training program jointly organized between WAIPA and FdiCampus from Cities & Collaboration.

Post-investment is not a destination, but rather a journey to becoming a strong and resilient host economy that place foreign investors centre-stage of economic development. This series of 8 sessions equip participants with a 360 degree approach to post-investment, looking into the why, what and how of Aftercare, as well as how it links to other functions of FDI.

Upcoming Training

We live in a new era, one where governments across the world are asking themselves how to stand tall following Covid 19 the disruption of value chains or the expected food insecurity derived from the conflict in Eastern Europe We believe that Aftercare offers a path to contribute to this it provides a methodology for joining forces across different organisations, bridging the gap between public and private sector, and for host economies to create more value by working closely with their foreign investors FdiCampus.com.

With cutting edge insight gathered while writing the seminal book “Investment Aftercare Explained”, the Aftercare Masterclasses Series is a first and equips participants with the skills, toolkits and mindsets so that they not only leverage the presence of foreign investors in their host economy to new levels, but also to develop new skills that unleash stakeholder value to drive resilience and sustainability.

The complete program covers the main element in the post-investment journey and equips IPAs with strong foundations from which to accelerate a journey from an inward-looking approach to an outward looking, self-sustaining long-term aftercare mindset that makes a difference to the host economy.

The masterclass is an 8-week program, each week covers and offers a different topic in one session, and they are: 

Week 1: Framework Long-Term Fdi
Week 2: Engagement With Established Investors
Week 3: Investor Services
Week 4: Investor Aid, Conflict & Grievances
Week 5: Divestment
Week 6: Value Chains
Week 7: Ecosystem Engagement
Week 8: Managing An Aftercare Unit

The program is virtual (live) and will be recorded and available for one year

For full discription and details, kindly request Aftercare Masterclass Series brochure at [email protected]

The masterclasses will be delivered by Carolina Arriagada Peters, lead author of book ‘Investment Aftercare Explained’ with guest speakers joining on a weekly basis.

With extensive experience in international trade & investment, Carolina advises governments on how to lever trade and investment as drivers for local growth. As Managing Director of www.citiesandcollaboration.com she is a sough after consultant in FDI strategy, execution, aftercare, advocacy and impact and leads numerous initiatives that push the frontiers of the FDI industry. The complete program covers the main element in the post-investment journey and equips IPAs with strong foundations from which to accelerate a journey from an inward-looking approach to an outward looking, self-sustaining long-term aftercare mindset that makes a difference to the host economy. As lead author of recently released book she interviewed dozen of IPAs and identified many best practices from around the world, which are the foundation of the innovative frameworks she included in book on hoy to grow and retain business and to increase the return on investment of FDI. Carolina also delivers training and mentoring that explore the why, what and how of FDI promotion, attraction and retention via www.fdiCampus.com

Starting from 2nd of June, 2022 – 21st of July, 2022 (8-week program)

Thursdays, @ 2:00 pm CET

Class is two hours, with guest speakers every week

The program is virtual (live) and will be recorded and available for one year (at fdiCampus website)

FAQ and Terms & Conditions

Frequently Asked Questions About Aftercare Masterclass Series

Can only WAIPA members participate in the Aftercare Masterclass Series Training?

No, registration is open to everyone. However, WAIPA members receive a considerable discount on each training

What does the fee include?

The tuition fee, course workbook, templates plus the recording of the 8 sessions in available at fdiCampus website for a year. BONUS 1: a complimentary copy from the book “Investment Aftercare Explained”. BONUS 2: WAIPA members attending course will receive free Aftercare consultation after completion of course.

I need to cancel my registration. Can I get a refund?

We have a tiered cancellation policy. Notice given:

  • More than one calendar month before course Full refund minus a cancellation fee of US 100 per delegate or free of charge transfer to an alternative date/course
  • Between one calendar month and two weeks before course Full refund minus a cancellation fee of US 250 per delegate or free of charge transfer to an alternative date/course
  • Less than two week before course: No refund. Option to transfer to alternative date/course for US$ 100 per delegate.

Trainer cancellation: in the unlikely event a course is cancelled, a full refund will be provided, or full value voucher to attend another course

Terms & Conditions 

For the terms and conditions of this training program, please read them from this file.