The 2022 Public Economics Winter School takes place from 30 August to 1 September under the theme: Reviving public infrastructure investment for community development

Our Transaction Advisory Service unit improves the quality of government projects by assisting with planning, procurement and implementation of large-scale transactions.

Our Capital Projects Appraisal unit provides project appraisals to determine the economic and financial viability of large infrastructure projects.

Our Institutional Development Support unit builds state capacity of government institutions by providing advice and technical support focusing on people, processes, tools and technology.

Our Public Expenditure and Policy Analysis unit conducts performance expenditure reviews to find areas for cost savings in government by analysing the link between performance and expenditure.

The Jobs Fund provides once off grants to support innovative initiatives and approaches to job creation.

The Municipal Finance Improvement Programme improves local government financial management practices by advising on financial management compliance, support, monitoring and oversight.

The Government Technical Advisory Centre enhances state capacity by providing professional and technical advisory services to the public sector.

Our brand new Knowledge Hub will be launching in September. This archive will house a vast range of resources to support and enhance public sector service delivery.

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The Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) enhances public finance management and builds public sector capacity to improve governance and enhance public service delivery.

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South Africa Covid-19 Country Report: First Edition June 2021

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Case study on Delivery Management of Infrastructure Projects in the Public Sector. This case study sets out to show the critical importance of a strong delivery management team within an organ of state that is involved in any way in infrastructure delivery.
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The sixth Public Economics Winter School will be held virtually, in partnership with National Treasury. The Winter School will run from 30 August – 1 September 2022 under the theme “Reviving public infrastructure investment for community development”.

The programme will expose students and officials to practical challenges in the infrastructure sector and in municipal management. The programme aims to link insights from public economics and development theory to the real-life decision processes and institutional realities of “building a better life for all”.

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2022 Public Economics Winter Schools: Reviving public infrastructure investment for community development

30 August - 1 September 2022


Join us for GTAC’s sixth annual Public Economics Winter School. GTAC is partnering with National Treasury to host this year’s virtual Public Economics Winter School, from 30 August – 1 September 2022. The event is a sought-after opportunity for economics students and young economists to engage with current policy debates, meet leading researchers and fellow students and explore issues that...

PPP Foundation Training

22 - 24 February 2023


Register here This three-day Foundation training programme is aimed at national and provincial government officials, and the private sector. The training programme is as follow: SA’s PPP Regulatory Framework PPP Inception PPP Feasibility Study PPP Procurement Introduction to Standardised PPP Provisions PPP Contract Management Introduction to Project Finance; Project Finance Structures & Project Documentation Typical Risk Allocation in PPPs Group...

PPP Municipal Training Programme

23 - 25 February 2022


Register here A three-day Municipal training programme is aimed at local government officials, and the private sector. The training programme is as follow: Municipal PPP Regulations Feasibility Study Procurement Managing the PPP Contract Risk Matrix Toolkit – Solid Waste Management Toolkit – Commercial Use of Municipal Property Toolkit – Water and Sanitation These areas include regulations, formulated guidelines as well...

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Join us this week's webinar as Jamie de Jager shares his insights and assesses efficiencies in implementing the learner transport programme in the six districts of the Eastern Cape.

Date: Friday, 7 October 2022
Time: 14:00 to 15:15
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Don't forget to join us this afternoon as global expert Matt Glasser takes us into the intricate world of Municipal Finance.
Date: Friday, 30 September 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Join us this Friday as global expert Matt Glasser takes us into the intricate world of Municipal Finance with the theme "Healthy finances at municipal level = Happy communities! What does it take?"
Date: Friday, 30 September 2022
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

#HeritageMonth recognises & celebrates the cultural wealth of our nation. Let us celebrate the day by remembering the different cultures that make up the population of South Africa. #HeritageDay

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