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The Public-Private Partnerships Program


Fall 2016 (Dates To Be Determined)


The program is offered at the University of Maryland campus just outside Washington, DC.


The program is designed for leaders and managers.  Up to 30 officials may be selected to participate in each program.

Program Summary

The Public-Private Partnerships program is a two-week program.

Increasingly, governments around the country are using public-private partnerships to build and maintain the country’s infrastructure and deliver services to the public. The Art of the Public - Private Deal is designed to help participants better understand how to stretch scarce government resources by partnering with the private sector. 

The program highlights (1) Project Finance, (2) Optimizing the Return on Government Assets, and (3) Pension Fund Portfolio Management. Program instructors are investment banking practitioners and public officials with teaching experience, rather than professors or policymakers.

Program Elements

The program will bring together practitioners, scholars and experts in the Washington, DC and Maryland area to share their knowledge and experience in a classroom setting.  The program will also include site visits to the nation’s capital; to the state capital in Annapolis, Maryland; and to local government agencies, nonprofits and companies.

Academic Director

A Senior Lecturer in the University of Maryland School of Public Policy.  

Citation of Program Completion

An individual Citation of Program Completion will be issued by the School and provided to the participants after the successful completion of the course of study.


The program cost of $6,000 covers tuition, instructional materials, site visit transportation and snacks/meals during the program day. The cost does not include housing or evening meals.



Please contact Elizabeth Hinson at 301.405.6227 or ehinson@umd.edufor more information.