From legislative and regulatory to organizational and managerial foundations, this Master's programme in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development explores of a modern public procurement system. Dive into the study of policy tools and theory with applied assignments and research work to bridge the current deficit in qualified human resources.
Learn by doing, through case studies, workshops, and group exercises
Exchange ideas with international students and faculty
Engage with experts from the ILO and other international organizations
The Master's Programme in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development explores the legislative, regulatory, organizational and managerial foundations of a modern public procurement system. It aims to help bridge the current deficit in qualified human resources and to enable procurement professionals to cope with the challenges of regulating, executing and monitoring public procurement in an economic and socially responsive manner while mitigating adverse environmental impacts. The programme is a unique blended-learning opportunity that combines the study of policy tools and theory with applied assignments and research work. It provides direct access to expertise from academia, international organizations and think tanks, as well as the latest literature and cutting-edge research in preparation for a range of highly developed functions connected with public procurement management and its supervision.
- Public procurement practitioners, managers and officials of ministries, local government bodies and public expenditure supervisory bodies; - Procurement and financial auditors from the public and private sectors; - Project managers and procurement personnel from investment and technical cooperation projects financed by development agencies (IFIs, the United Nations, the EU, NGOs); - Recent university graduates who intend to work in the field of public procurement or public expenditure management; - Procurement trainers and professionals involved in the development and implementation of national procurement training programmes and certification schemes; - Procurement practitioners from the private sector; - Procurement consultants and procurement advisors
Students gain the tools to cope with the challenges of regulating, executing and monitoring public procurement in an economic and socially responsive manner.
The course is structured in three parts: online learning, residential classes, and an individual research paper.
This intensive, year-long course combines online and residential work for students at different stages of their careers.
The Master is well organized and offers outstanding academic resources and expertise. It was a great opportunity for me to share knowledge with procurement professionals from different countries around the globe, as well as, to meet great people.
Students learn by studying, collaborating, and observing practitioners in action.
Within the Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development Program, the Sustainable Development cluster of the ITCILO offers a series of Specialized Courses. These courses are a focused and in depth look to each of the corresponding subjects, enabling the target participant to attain a high degree of knowledge and proficiency in an abridged amount of time.