This is the third of three training workshops that aims at Indonesia’s narrow and wider stakeholders engaged in FTA negotiations. The first one-week programme, held on 4-8 November 2019, has focused on how to prepare for trade negotiations. The second one-week programme, held on 10 – 14 February 2020, focused on how to conduct trade negotiations. This one will be a Train the Trainer programme to provide sustainability of negotiation capacity in Indonesia. All training will include interactive exercises and case studies relevant to negotiations with the EU.

This third one-week training will be a comprehensive programme to equip the selected participants with the skills to impart the obtained knowledge and skills to their peers. After the course, the participants will be able to deliver training on the components that they have acquainted, i.e. how to prepare for and conduct trade negotiations, built on the technical insights and pragmatic skills obtained from the first two workshops on preparation and conducting of FTA negotiations.

The training will continue to offer a mix of theory and practices, with a focus on developing several essential trainer’s skills, including but not limited to training design, need assessment, team building, presentation skill, classroom management, group dynamics, etc., in addition to technical aspects. Multiple in-class practices and presentation delivered by the participants will help build up their confidence and experience in delivering their own future workshops. It is expected that after the programme, the participants will be capable of developing, organizing, and delivering effective training and to assess the results of the training.

The whole training programme aims to strengthen the skills of officials and stakeholders in identifying interests in an FTA, analyzing the potential impact of negotiated outcomes, understanding the political economy of negotiations, and the negotiating structures used in other countries to engage in effective negotiations. It will equip the participants with useful and practical tools and techniques to apply in actual courses of trade negotiations. Finally, it will guarantee sustainability through imparting, sharing and multiplying the obtained knowledge and skills, to ensure the capacity in trade negotiation of the government officials will continue to grow beyond the scope of the programme.

Day & Date : 30 November – 4 December 2020
Time : 1.00 – 4.30 PM (Day 1) and 10.15 AM – 4 PM (Day 2 – Day 4) WIB, Jakarta time
Venue : Zoom
Participants : 6 persons from Ministry of Trade (MoT).

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