FCDO PSD Technical Competency Framework

–Trial version for review, May 2021 —

The UK FCDO’s Technical Competency Framework on Private Sector Development specifies key competencies to guide PSD advisors’ recruitment and professional development; these pages signpost recommended reading structured according to the competencies. These pages have no official status and are offered by the DCED as a resource for the PSD community.

To send comments on the resources compiled for each competency, please contact the DCED Secretariat at admin@enterprise-development.org.

Access resources on PSD competencies

Click on the links below for resources on the six competencies specified in FCDO’s Competency Framework (where available and within the scope of DCED’s work):

Learn more about cross-cutting competencies

Advisers have certain capabilities in common, including: