ACER Professional Training Programmes



11 - 13 JULY 2017

The Tanzanian Fair Competition Commission, the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority of Tanzania, REPOA, the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development, and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa are honoured to host the 3rd Annual Competition and Economic Regulation (ACER) Week in Southern Africa.

The week consists of four intensive short learning programmes (SLPs) from 11 – 13 July 2017 and a conference on 14 & 15 July 2017

PTP 1: Core Principles in Competition Analysis facilitated by Judge (Dr) Javier Tapia, Reena das Nair and Thando Vilakazi

PTP 2: Economics and Law for Economic Regulation facilitated by Prof Simon Roberts, Prof Jonathan Klaaren, and Sha’ista Goga  

PTP 3: Financial Analysis for Competition and Economic Regulation facilitated by Thabiso Madiba, CA (SA) and Nicholas Nhundu

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.”

The ACER 2017 booking form can be found here.

Queries can be directed to Farisai Chinanga. Tel: +27 11 559 7522. E-mail: