Learning Programmes


CCRED has provided capacity building and training programmes in competition economics and economic regulation in southern and East Africa. Types of training offered include short courses and learning programmes for employees of regulators, government departments and private practitioners.  Participants have included staff from competition authorities in South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Botswana; National Treasury; National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA); Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA); private economic consulting firms, law firms and economics university students, amongst others.

Since its launch in September 2011, CCRED has undertaken the following types of training, capacity building programmes and conferences:

ACER week courses

  1. Core Principles in Economic Regulation and Competition Economics 2015
  2. Advanced Competition Economics 2015
  3. Financial Analysis & Accounting for Competition & Economic Regulation 2015

ANNUAL COMPETITION ECONOMICS CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMMES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COMPETITION AUTHORITY OF KENYA (CAK)

  1. Competition Economics Capacity Building 2013
  2. Competition Economics Capacity Building 2014
  3. Economics for Competition  & Regulation Capacity Building 2015
  4. Law for Economic Regulation & Competition Capacity Building 2015

Annual Winter Schools in Johannesburg

  1. Competition Economics winter-school: Lessons from key South African cases 2012
  2. Competition Economics winter-school: Lessons from key South African cases 2013
  3. Competition Economics Winter School: Principles and Tests in Competition Economics 2014 

Regulatory entities and capacity building courses

  1. Economics for Regulators
  2. Financial Analysis and Accounting for Economic Regulation
  3. Strategic Planning and Knowledge Management in Economic Regulators
  4. Law for Economic Regulation

ADVANCED COMPETITION ECONOMICS COURSE

  1. Abuse of Dominance 2013

CCRED staff have also undertaken tailored training for the competition authorities in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Furthermore, CCRED conducts a Masters elective on competition economics at the University of Johannesburg, as well as teaches postgraduate programmes in Public & Development Management at the University of Witwatersrand.