ACER Week Short Learning Programmes


8-10 MARCH 2016

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission of Zambia and the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development are honoured to host the 2nd Annual Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) week in Southern Africa

The week consists of four intensive short learning programmes (SLPs) from 8 – 10 March 2016 and a conference on 11 & 12 March 2016

SLP 1: Advanced Competition Economics facilitated by Dr Giulio Federico, Prof Chiara Fumagalli, and Prof Simon Roberts

SLP 2: Core Principles in Economic Regulation and Competition Economics facilitated by Prof Simon Roberts, Reena das Nair, Thando Vilakazi, and Tamara Paremoer

SLP 3: Financial Analysis for Economic Regulation and Competition facilitated by Thabiso Madiba, CA (SA) and Ryan Hawthorne

SLP 4: Law for Economic Regulation and Competition Economics facilitated by Judge (Dr) Javier Tapia, Prof Jonathan Klaaren, and Wendy Ndlovu  

Some comments from the ACER week 2015 participants;

“Excellent content, clear and understandable presentations, great interaction with participants form other jurisdictions and interesting and engaging exercises! Keep up the good work that you are doing”

 “The course is an eye-opener as it lays out the competition policy and its practical application.”

 “The lecturer was great and explained concepts well. The exercises were relevant.”

 “Very relevant and informative course. Presenters were fluent and had knowledge of the subject matter.”

 “I was impressed by the facilitators. Kudos.”

“The course was very informative and relevant to the targeted group…”

“The course was interesting since it had two components, theoretical and practical approach to competition analysis of cases; Engaging and practical”

“I think the approach of taking real life cases and discussing them is a great idea. In addition, having facilitators who are or have done the actual work before is a great idea.”

“Well-presented and mix course. Very insightful into many markets. Good mix of theory and practice.”

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