WAIPA & WORLD BANK EXECUTIVE TRAINING ON FDI
DATE: July 2017, WAIPA Training Center Istanbul, Turkey
This training program followed the investment life-cycle logic to help IPAs and policymakers strengthen capacities to more effectively attract, establish, retain and expand F01, as well as to link it to domestic economies. Sessions included a combination of best-practice sharing, research summaries, moderated group discussions, a case study as well as insights from IPA management and investors.
I am going back to Bulgaria with great ideas from this training and I will do whatever is necessary to implement them to make my country a better destination for investments.
We congratulate you on organizing this professional, practical, and necessary training. We highly appreciate the professional presentation, which was transmitted with practical experiences.
Excellent content. Thank you for a great program and a very well-organized seminar!
Congratulations! Useful, good idea and good execution.
WAIPA & UNIDO INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO INVESTMENT PROMOTION TRAINING PROGRAM FOR INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCIES (IPAs)
DATE: February 2018, WAIPA Training Center Istanbul, Turkey
Dynamic mix of lecture and workshop sessions aimed to increase participants’ knowledge about the approach of UNIDO and WAIPA for investment promotion well as the main aspects of Impact Investing with particular reference to the attainment of the SDGs.
WAIPA & ILO TRAINING: EFFECTIVE INVESTMENT FACILITATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
DATE: May 2016, March 2017, April 2018, ITC Training Center Turin, Italy
Working with best practices and tools, participants gain a better understanding of how to improve investment facilitation to enhance the development impacts of FDI flowing into their countries, particularly concerning the creation of more and better jobs and the overall contribution of FDI in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The opportunity was simply spot on, right on time as the trend in Investment Promotion is both at the level of the real impact of IPAs role in the process of economic growth, but beyond also what kind of services and what strategy an IPA should implement to contribute to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
The program was successfully organized and perfectly designed in terms of duration and selected issues that were covered with a very valuable training presentations.
I definitely would recommend this course to those professionals interested in gaining more knowledge about the latest trends in investment facilitation from different points of views, because it has the participation of experts from other IPAs, the private sector and renowned international organizations.
The WAIPA trainers are very resourceful with a lot of hands-on experience that gave me the chance to evaluate the performance of my IPA against the best practices in the market today.
WAIPA “THE FDI EXCELLENCE SERIES” TRAINING: INNOVATION IN INVESTMENT ATTRACTION
DATE: February 2019, WAIPA Training Center, Istanbul, Turkey
This session focused on the latest developments that are shaping foreign direct investment as well as the most exciting advances in the field of investment attraction. Topics that are covered include latest FDI trends, impact of new technologies on FDI and investment attraction, changing role of IPAs, innovative approaches and best practices in different areas of investment attraction,etc.
The quality of the content and presenters made this an invaluable experience for me. Well done WAIPA!
Content of the course was very rich, useful and adapted to nowadays reality.
Very enjoyable training as it was comprehensive bringing both sides of the investment promotion, i.e. IPAs, academia, and corporations.
Found the course to be very informative, comprehensive and practical. Will be looking to implement these in our daily tasks.
WAIPA “THE FDI EXCELLENCE SERIES” TRAINING: INVESTMENT ATTRACTION AND FACILITATION
DATE: April 2019, Dubai, UAE
This session focused on the practical aspects of identifying, contacting and engaging with potential investors. The training covered key aspects of successful investment attraction and facilitation including development of a go-to market strategy, reaching investors through different channels, identifying potential investors,using IPA’s services and support to differentiate the location and win investments,etc.
Excellence source of information derived from the presentations and the speakers. What I liked the most is that we had the opportunity to have real life examples of companies such as Siemens.
An excellent training program where I learned a lot.
Very practical and to the point training. I recommend to all IPAs to attend, as learning here will transform your practice.