FCDO PSD Technical Competency Framework

— Example pages built around the previous version of the TCF, 2021 —

The UK FCDO’s Technical Competency Framework on Private Sector Development (current version November 2022 here) specifies key competencies to guide PSD advisors’ recruitment and professional development; these pages signpost recommended reading structured according to the previous 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 previous 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: