21 professionals from Kenya, Nigeria and Zimbabwe join the Africa Project Finance Program Nairobi, 4th July 2021:
21 professionals from the legal, engineering, accounting and project finance backgrounds from Kenya, Nigeria and Zimbabwe have joined the 3rd Cohort of the Africa Project Finance Program. The Program is a three months training initiated in 2019 by Lean Africa Consultants Limited that equips professionals with job ready skills in infrastructure project finance and Public Private Partnerships.
Speaking during the induction session held at the company’s office on 5th July 2021, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Johnson Mwawasi, reiterated on the need to have practical and hands-on skills in the structuring, financing and management of infrastructure projects. This comes at a time where there is increased pressure on African government to pursue private sector led financing to fund the increasing financing gap that has slowed down the modernization of infrastructure.
The program comprises of 60 (sixty) hours of training in infrastructure project accounting, project cost and cashflow planning, project finance and Public Private Partnerships (PPP). 3 (three) site visit of ongoing mega infrastructure projects and 6 (six) talks by infrastructure project experts will also be organized so as to enhance the practical understanding of the professionals pursuing the Program.