Works procurement management

Works procurement management

Works procurement management

18–22 November 2019
The course is available in pусский

This course covers procurement and contract management for works in national development projects, in particular the construction, renovation and maintenance of public infrastructure and buildings.

Participants will explore the competencies needed for successful procurement in respect of public infrastructure works. They will also study the key provisions of the 2016 World Bank Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects and the related bidding documents for construction contracts.

Who attends this course?

Project directors and procurement staff of projects funded by international financial institutions; trainers of public procurement staff.

What topics does this course cover?
  • Procurement documents for works in world-bank financed projects
  • Bid evaluation, contract award, and management
  • Code of ethics in public procurement 
What will I learn?
  • explore the technical and procedural competencies needed for successful implementation of the procurement process for provision of public infrastructure e.g. public buildings, highways and bridges, water and sewerage networks, irrigation canals etc.
  • understand how the procurement principles of the World Bank Procurement Regulations are reflected in the stipulations of the World Bank standard pre-qualification and procurement documents for all categories and investment budgets of construction contracts e.g. large works, smaller and simple works.
  • emphasize an analysis of risks influencing the choice of the optimal procurement and contracting strategy
What will I be able to do?

Course participants will be able to: 

  • carry out procurement management functions for works contracts in accordance with the standards of professional practice and the provisions of the Regulations and Standard Procurement Documents of the World Bank and other international and regional development partners.
Why should I join?

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 facilitate the practical application of IFIs’ regulations and to enable measurement of 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.

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