New World Bank Institute e-training for Water utilities

“Designing and Implementing Successful Water Supply and Sanitation Utility Reform” available and open for registration


October 29–December 16, 2012
(Apply by October 22, 2012

In emerging markets many water supply and sanitation utilities are locked in a vicious spiral of weak performance, insufficient funding, deterioration of assets, institutional discrepancies, and political interference. This is largely the consequence of poor governance, ineffective and misdirected policies, and the monopolistic nature of the sector.

The objective of this course is to provide government officials, senior managers of utilities, and technical staff with the knowledge, skills, and tools for initiating and sustaining reform. The program consists of lessons, case studies, and exercises supports stakeholders to reform their water utility.

Target Audience:
Mid-level managers and technical specialists who are responsible for change in their organization.

All interested participants, please register for this course only if you are fully committed to completing it and have the necessary time to dedicate to the course. The workload is about 10 hours per week, which includes reading required materials, watching online lectures and presentations, contributing to discussion forums, taking quizzes, and completing assignments for each module.

Fee: US$250

For more information, please contact: Imran Ali at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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