The Anti-Corruption in the Infrastructure Sector Training runs for three days, focusing on the sector-specific vulnerabilities to corruption and aiming to strengthen skills and capacity to mitigate corruption risks. It offers an in-depth understanding of the various types of corruption mechanisms in the infrastructure sector and the costs it represents, as well as strategies and tools to prevent it. 

Target Group

Public officials, project managers and supervisors, contractors, and infrastructure experts from development organizations

Duration 3 days (exact dates to be announced)
Application To be announced
Language of Instruction English
Certificate Awarded Certificate of Attendance
Tuition Fee To be announced
Scholarships Tuition waivers are offered to participants from Least Developed Countries on a competitive basis
Accomodation Participants are responsible for their own accommodation. A limited amount of rooms will be pre-booked at hotels in various categories in Vienna as well as areas in close proximity to IACA.

STRUCTURE

The Anti-Corruption in the Infrastructure Sector Training runs over three days at the IACA campus.


Course Topics

  • Types of corruption mechanisms in the infrastructure sector
  • Factors at different decision levels prone to corruption (government, project, corporate, and individual level)
  • Estimation of the costs of corruption from a human, environmental, and economic perspective
  • Key elements of anti-corruption programmes for private and public organizations
  • Project anti-corruption measures for public and private sector project owners
  • Compliance, capacity development, and incentives for anti-corruption enforcement
  • Strategies to develop and implement integrity systems in the infrastructure sector

ADMISSION

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience in the infrastructure sector
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Participants will be selected based on their education and professional experience. IACA is committed to promoting diversity and strives to attract participants from various regional backgrounds.

 

Admission Process

The application dates will be announced. To apply, fill out the online application form and attach the following files:

FEES AND LOGISTICS

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee will be announced. Lunch, round trip transportation from Vienna to IACA, and evening meals are included in the tuition fee.

Scholarships

A limited number of participants from Least Developed Countries may be eligible for a tuition fee waiver. For more information, please write to infrastructure@iaca.int.

Accommodation and Travel Costs

Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements and any associated costs. For the convenience of the participants, a limited amount of rooms will be pre-booked at hotels in various categories in Vienna as well as areas in close proximity to the Academy. For those interested in this offer, it is recommended to contact the hotel as early as possible to ensure a reservation. Participants that prefer other areas of accommodation are welcome to make arrangements according to their own preferences.

Visa

Participants requiring a visa for Austria are responsible for their own visa arrangements and any associated costs.

PREVIOUS TRAININGS

The first Anti-Corruption in the Infrastructure Sector Training took place from 22 to 24 September 2014. The course was delivered by Neill Stansbury, Director of the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) and one of the leading experts in the sector, with over 30 years of expertise.