Specialized Courses

Are traditional solutions failing to meet your needs?

Our tailored training programs are individually designed to help you identify the best solutions to the pressing issues you face today. By working with you to design the program, we can deliver the most relevant curriculum, expand upon your organization's existing competencies, and develop tailored strategies using the right tools for the job.

PURC training and development programs are designed to improve participant skills in five areas: conceptual frameworks, critical thinking, creativity, communication, and commitment.


Current and recent individualized programs in energy, telecommunications and water include courses which addressed these specific objectives for the client:

  • Improving organizational performance -
    Leadership, strategic planning, independence, transparency, stakeholder involvement, negotiating skills, benchmarking, economic and financial analysis
  • Expanding understanding of the pricing of infrastructure services -
    Electricity transmission and distribution, water and wastewater, natural gas, telecommunications retail and interconnection services
  • Developing skills for price reviews and rate cases -
    Practical, strategic and technical aspects of conducting rate reviews
  • Enhancing knowledge of market structure and design -
    Removing barriers to entry in telecommunications, facilitating competition for concessions, assessing market competition and designing electricity markets, including models and case studies
  • Building capacity to address environmental considerations -
    Siting issues, emissions programs, rate treatment
  • Increasing knowledge of sector issues -
    Technology issues, best practices, stakeholder perspectives and relationships
  • Improving policy-making and implementation -
    Formulating and implementing efficient infrastructure strategies, stakeholder involvement, public consultation, media relations

Our programs teach the principles and practices that support effective utility policy and regulation. Instructional approaches include case studies, lectures, client problem-solving, simulations, video, e-learning, and site visits. Training is rigorous, but practical.

Recent Courses

Fundamentals of Utility Regulation Training Program for the Florida Public Service Commission

January 31-February 1, 2013 and February 7-8, 2013

Training Program on Infrastructure Sharing for Broadcasting for the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand (NBTC)

December 17-21, 2012

ARSESP Training Program on Regulating Utility Markets, Finances, Prices, and Services

October 15 – 26, 2012


College Info

Warrington College of Business Administration
100 BRY
PO Box 117150
Gainesville, FL 32611-7150
Phone: 352.392.2397
Fax: 352.392.2086

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