Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Builds Capacity for Project Performance
The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), an organization saddled with the responsibility of Promoting, facilitating, supporting and coordinating the implementation of a sound Public, Private Partnership (PPP) Process, while ensuring that principles of good governance are applied to all of the functions that form part of it.
The Commission also provides guidelines and transaction support and capacity building in all Federal Government Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) for project development, tendering, negotiation and contract execution.
In its bid to improve performance in its service delivery, ICRC organised a capacity development workshop for its management staff on Project Management and the use planning tools such as Microsoft project.
The training which was facilitated by The iCademy (the Leaning and Development Unit of iCentra) held at Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission head office, had in attendance the management staff of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, ICRC and was focused on understanding the concepts of project management planning using Microsoft Project and knowing how to identify, organise and manage the tasks and resources required to complete a project under the constraints of time and cost to achieve a final project target.
This training is expected to help the Commission fulfil it’s duties of ensuring that a robust, transparent, efficient and equitable processes is developed for managing the selection, development, procurement, implementation and monitoring of PPP projects and that this process is applied consistently to all relevant projects as well as ensuring that the advantages and requirements of PPP’s are well appreciated at the National level amongst potential investors and by other relevant stakeholders. This move not only signifies the Commission’s commitment to timely and valuable projects but that this will also impact on other MDA’s and improve Project Management Practice in Nigeria.