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Skills Development ( Training Programs )
Skills Development
Start date:  2011-01-16   End date:  2012-01-16
Topics to be covered:
1- Current View on Egyptian Economy
  This part shows how Egypt has successfully instituted an Economic Reform Progrm that has transformed Egypt into a vital emerging market. Even after financial crisises that hit many emerging economies ended with September 11th events, Egypt succeded to embrace the necessary policy measures to put the economy back on track. This part also explains the effect of such economic policies on the Financial Markets Industry. It includes:
Backgroumd about the Egyptian Economic Climate during the last 20 years.
Economic Reform Program within:
- The Macro Economy.
- Regulatory Framework for the Financial System.
- Trade Reforms.
- Reducing the Role of the Government in the Production of Goods and Services.
- Egypt’s Sovereign Credit Rating.
The Effect of the Economic Reform on the Financial Markets Industry.
Privitization in Egyptian Banking System.
- What is Privitization?
- Advantages of Public Banks Privitization in Egypt.
2- The Egyptian Experience in Transferring the Public Sector Companies into Private Companies
  In 1998, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and U.S. Vice President Albert Gore signed a Partnership for Competitiveness Agreement between the U.S. and Egypt. The primary focus of the Agreement is "...increased privatization of the Egyptian economy, which will lead to increased competitiveness." As noted in the Agreement's Results Package, "Improvements in the efficiency and competitiveness of domestic enterprises will generate the trade and investment that the economy needs to realize sustainable growth in the long term."
a. The Public Sector in Egypt and its working condition.
b. The main steps the Egyptian government stored towards the execution of the Privatization program.
c. Privatization of Public Utilities .
d. Privatization and Labour Rights.
e. The use of Sales proceeds.
f. Challenges facing the Egyptian Privatization Program .
g. Case Studies.
3- Privatization and the Development of the Capital Market
  This part of the training will show the impact of privatization on the capital markets development. And it will focus on Egypt Model
a. Definitions of Capital Markets.
b. Importance of Capital Markets.
c. Egypt Capital Markets.
d. Privatization: promoting capital markets by increasing the supply and demand for share.
e. Impact of Privatization on Capital Markets Development.
4- Privatization and the Development of the Capital Market

This part of the training will demonstrate different suggested economic indicators of economic downturn worldwide. It will highlight its effect on the Middle East.
 And it will focuse on its effect on Egypt economy. As there are direct & indirect effects to the Global economic crisis. The direct negative effects include Suze Canal revenues, tourism revenues, & oil revenues. And the indirect effects include the rate of the national economy growth and the performance of its different sectors.
It will focus on the role of the Ministry of  Trade & Industry in facing the crisis, and its policies to control its effects.

a. Inflation & Recession.
b. The Banking System.
c. Real State Finance.
d. Balance of Payments & Exchange Rate.
e. General State Budget.
f. Stock Market
g. Income Distribution
h. On the Monetary Policy
5- Privatization of Banking System in Egypt
  This part provides an overview of the structure and evolution of the banking system in Egypt, in the context of the series of reform measures undertaken by the Egyptian authorities over the past decades. And it will assess the performance of the state-owned banks versus private banks. It includes:
a. Structure of Banking System in Egypt.
b. Major socio-political events concerned banking privatization in Egypt.
c. The role of the Centeral Bank of Egypt.
d Current status.
6- The Role of State Institutions in the Privatization Process (Egypt Model)
a. The role of the Ministry of Trade & Industry
b. The role of the Ministry of Investment.
c. The role of the Ministry of Finance.
7- Privatization and Investment in Egypt
  This part of the training will examine the effect privatization has had on the pattern of share ownership by individuals and institutional investors.
Promoting Investment
- Introduction to Modern Investment.
- Concepts and benefits.
- Implementation follow up.
- Budgeting & control.
- Performance Analysis & Deviation assessment.
- Foreign Investment promotion.
- Introduction to Foreign Investment promotion.
- Private Foreign Investment (Pros & Cons).
- Motives & regulations for foreign investment.
- FDI and Foreign Indirect Investment.
Egypt Investment Promotion.
This part shows how the Egyptian governement encourages the private sector to invest in projects that contribute to the economic development of the country through different kinds of investment including Tourism Investment as one of the most important fields of investment I Egypt. It includs:
- How beneficial are foreign investments for developing countries?
- Inland investment in Egypt (fields on investment, the guarantees, incentives, incorporation of a company inder investment law).
- Tourism Investment.
- Overview: Egypt’s Free Zones (Privileges, Incentives, Exemption and Guarantees).
- Management of Foreign Financial Resources.
- Egypt as a country donor.
- Efforts for improving the climate of Investment
Impact of Privatization on Investment Climate in Egypt.