ACER Professional Training Programmes

ACER Week 2018

Johannesburg, South Africa

16 - 18 JULY 2018

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa, the Competition Commission South Africa and the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development are honoured to host the 4th Annual Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) Week, Southern Africa. ACER provides a valuable platform for competition authorities and regulators to share knowledge, keep abreast of key developments across the region, and build networks for collaboration between agencies.

PTP 1: Key economic and legal principles for economic regulation

PTP 2: Competition policy and economic regulation for industrial development in Southern Africa

PTP 3: Advanced economic analysis for competition enforcement

Some comments from previous ACER week participants;

“Excellent content, clear and understandable presentations, great interaction with participants from 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.”

Queries can be directed to Lauralyn Kaziboni. Tel: +27 11 559 7516. E-mail: