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03 April 2017 - 07 April 2017

Procurement Management for services

03 April 2017 - 07 April 2017

Procurement Management for services

Procurement Management for services
Deadline for application: 10 March 2017
English
A9010365
Turin Centre
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Course Information

03 April 2017 - 07 April 2017

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9010365

English

Deadline: 10 March 2017

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This course is designed as a dual-purpose forum, for learning and application, as well as for exchanges of experience. It covers the overall spectrum of technical, procedural, and business competencies needed for successful implementation of each step of the procurement process for non-consulting services. The emphasis is on "performance-based procurement and output specifications" with a view to devising an optimal contracting strategy, as well as imparting the contract supervision skills required to ensure effective contract performance by the service provider awarded the contract. This course reflects also the WB Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after July 1, 2016.

Description

Description

This course is designed as a dual-purpose forum, for learning and application, as well as for exchanges of experience. It covers the overall spectrum of technical, procedural, and business competencies needed for successful implementation of each step of the procurement process for non-consulting services. The emphasis is on "performance-based procurement and output specifications" with a view to devising an optimal contracting strategy, as well as imparting the contract supervision skills required to ensure effective contract performance by the service provider awarded the contract. This course reflects also the WB Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after July 1, 2016.

Target audience

Target audience

Project directors and procurement staff involved in public procurement operations at central, regional, and local contracting authorities, staff of IFIs and donor organizations responsible for the supervision of procurement operations undertaken by the respective beneficiaries; trainers of public procurement personnel.

Objectives

Objectives

Course participants will be able to understand how procurement of services differs from procurement of goods and works and consulting services and how available new techniques can aid the traditional, strictly regulated procurement processes to achieve provision of high quality services. By analysing practical cases, they will also get confident in specifying outputs and solving issues related to PBC through KPIs.

Content

Content

Definition and nature of physical services.
• Types of physical services
• Procurement strategy, market analysis and planning.
• Performance based specifi cations and specifying outputs.
• Procurement strategies and prequalification.
• Review of ToRs and their typical content
• Bid evaluation criteria and contract award negotiations.
• Social, labour and environmental clauses typically used in awarding procedures and contract clauses.
• Contract management for physical services and quality assurance systems.

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course is delivered by senior procurement advisors and consultants from ITC-ILO. The course is conducted using a highly participative training delivery methodology through a combination of interactive presentations by subject-matter specialists followed by plenary discussions. Individual and group assignments are used extensively in order to demonstrate in practice the proper application of IFIs’ guidelines and to enable measurement of participants’ learning achievement. Solution and analysis of case studies are emphasised as principal techniques for acquisition of new knowledge and attainment of prescribed exit competencies. Individual guidance is provided, upon request, to help participants to troubleshoot procurement-related problems on their own projects.

Language requirements

Language requirements

Participants are expected to read and write easily in the English language.

Contact us

sdp@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 1580

Subsistence cost: 600

Total cost: 2180

 

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10127 Turin - Italy

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