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26 March 2018 - 29 March 2018

Procurement management for consultancy services

26 March 2018 - 29 March 2018

Procurement management for consultancy services

Procurement management for consultancy services
Deadline for application: 09 March 2018
English
A9011151
Turin Centre
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Course Information

26 March 2018 - 29 March 2018

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9011151

English

Deadline: 09 March 2018

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Description

Description

This 4-days course looks at the World Bank Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after July 1, 2016. This course is designed to improve the ability of borrowers' staff and public procurement personnel to apply World Bank guidelines and related standard requests for proposals (SRFP) in the areas of consultancy assignment selection, recruitment, and supervision. Each presentation is followed by practical assignments and/or group work to find solutions to typical procurement problems linked to consultancy contracts.

Target audience

Target audience

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

Objectives

Objectives

Course participants will be able to competently plan and execute the entire scope of functions of the procurement process for consultancy services including procurement planning and procurement, choice of contractual strategy and supervision of contract performance in accordance with the standards of professional practice and the provisions of the World Bank’s Guidelines and its standard bidding documents.

Content

Content

  • Overview of procurement in World Bank financed projects
  • Types of consultancy firms/associations
  • The World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: general policies and principles in the selection and recruitment of consultants
  • Project Procurement Strategy for Development
  • Analysis of conflict-of-interest situations
  • The selection process and selection methods (QCBS, QBS, FBS, LCS, CQS, DS)
  • The selection arrangements
  • Development of terms of reference
  • Estimating cost and budget of consultancy assignments
  • Advertising and shortlist
  • Setting evaluation criteria
  • Preparation of request for proposals
  • Types of contracts (time-based, lump sum and simplified forms)
  • Preparation, submission and receipt of proposals
  • Evaluation of technical proposals by tender/ proposal committees
  • Negotiation and award of contract
  • Procurement-related complaints
  • Supervision of consultants’ performance
  • Selection of individual consultants
  • Systems for detection and prevention of fraud and corruption 

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course is delivered by senior procurement advisors and consultants from the World Bank and 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 self assessment exercises, individual and group assignments intended to facilitate the practical application of IFIs’ Regulations. Solution and analysis of case studies is emphasised as a principal technique for measurement of learning achievement and attainment of prescribed exit competencies. Individual guidance is provided, upon request, to help participants to troubleshoot procurement-related problems on their projects.
Each participant is encouraged to bring along a copy of the Loan Agreement, the Project Procurement Strategy for Development and a “Request for Proposal” document related to his/her project for reference throughout the course.

Language requirements

Language requirements

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

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sdp@itcilo.org

Costs

Tuition cost: 1455

Subsistence cost: 515

Total cost: 1970

Contact us

sdp@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 1455

Subsistence cost: 515

Total cost: 1970

 

International Training Centre of the ILO

Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10
10127 Turin - Italy

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