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Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development

This programme is unique in its comprehensive coverage of the four pillars needed for effective operation of national public procurement systems as defined by the OECD. The learning content is multidisciplinary, ranging from international legal obligations to economic theory foundations of PP. New and evolving topics in public procurement are also explored: sustainable procurement, e-procurement and public-private partnerships. Emphasis is placed on practical work and case studies related to planning, market research functions as well as in managing the overall spectrum of tendering and contract management activities. This master incorporates a module on soft skills designed to enhance participants' interpersonal skills, especially in contract negotiations and conflict resolution. Professional codes of conduct are explored as well as systems for prevention and detection of fraud/corruption.

Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development

Deadline for application: 01 October 2018

Starting date: 08 October 2018

English

08 October 2018 - 08 October 2019

Blended

Master Information

Deadline for application: 01 October 2018

Starting date: 08 October 2018

English

08 October 2018 - 08 October 2019

Blended

The Italian PP Central Authority (Consip S.p.a)

The Italian PP Central Authority (Consip S.p.a)

The Italian Public Procurement Central Authority (Consip S.p.a) is a public stock company established in 1997 by the Ministry of the Economy and Finance (MEF), which is its sole shareholder. 

The company provides public administrations with technological, organizational and process-related consultancy on innovative projects, handling their planning, implementation and assistance phases, and the acquisition of the required goods and services. Consip acts in two main areas:

  • the management and development of information services for the Ministry of the Economy and Finance – economy area and courts of audit – through project, technical and organizational 
    consultancy on the information systems of the Ministry and financial and accounting activities;

  • the implementation of the Programme for the Rationalization of Public Expenditure in Goods and Services, using IT and innovative public administration purchasing tools (e-procurement).

These two diversified areas are integrated into a common organizational model that is totally innovative in the Italian context. It is based on the search for, and the application of, ICT to the processes and organization of public administration. 
Consip contributes to the modernization of public administration and the renewal of its structures. It harmonizes the requirements of administrations with market dynamics and competition, so as to secure the widest possible participation in its initiatives by companies in a context of utmost transparency.

http://www.consip.it/en/

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