2019 Summer Programs Review
John Deutsch International at Queen’s University Economics Department successfully delivered it’s 20th state of the art Program on Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis this summer.
We were privileged to host 34 outstanding professionals from 9 countries. In total 8 individuals attended the PIAR training of trainers’ stream. The group consisted of 4 university professors who are setting up a center of excellence hermes replica clutch
in this field within their university and four professionals engaged in enhancing their skills in integrated investment appraisal, they did this by completing appraisals of current investments under theconsiderationby their organization.
Facing the challenge of a rigorous curriculum, the participants were unfailingly diligent. Their outstanding performance set the bar high for future programs.
Some of the highlights this year included seminars conducted by distinguished guest lecturers, such as:
Professor Harberger of Department of Economics, UCLA.
Frank Milne, Bank of Montreal Professor of Economics and Finance Economics Department Queen University.
Hatice Jenkins, Senior Fellow John Deutsch International Queen’s University and Professor of Development Finance, Department of Banking and Finance, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus.
Migara Jayawardena a Lead Evaluation Officer for Infrastructure at the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Department (IEG).
Savvakis C. Savvides a former Senior Manager of the Cyprus Development Bank
Hanna Zowall, Health Economist from McGill University.
Moreover, outside the classroom, participants enjoyed recreational activities including the 1000 Islands Cruise, the BBQ at the home of Dr. Glenn Jenkins at Lake Sydenham, a trip to see Niagara Falls and breakfast and luncheons with the faculty and staff of Queen’s Economics Department. With excellent program evaluation results, the participants unanimously recommended the program to their colleagues.
We want to thank our alumni and participants for making the 2019 Program on Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis such a memorable and fruitful experience.
Featured Testimonials from 2019 participants:
“This course has offered a significant contribution to my career in the public sector. Its emphasis on the use of economic criteria to public policy choices and decisions is what my country urgently needs at this critical path of its development trajectory.”.