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03 June 2019 - 07 June 2019

Procurement of information systems in World Bank-funded projects

03 June 2019 - 07 June 2019

Procurement of information systems in World Bank-funded projects

Procurement of information systems in World Bank-funded projects

Course Information

03 June 2019 - 07 June 2019

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9011955

English

Enrolment deadline: 12 May 2019

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Description

Description

This course explores the competencies needed for the successful assessment, planning and execution of procurement operations for the supply and installation of customized information systems in World Bank-funded projects. It is based on WB standard procurement documents, with comprehensive coverage of the requirements for commissioning, performance-testing, maintenance, technical support and software licensing arrangements

Target audience

Target audience

Procurement and IT staff involved in the acquisition of information systems and related services for government agencies.

Objectives

Objectives

By the end of the course the participants will be able to implement the under-mentioned tasks in accordance with the provisions of the “The World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers”:

• select the contractual strategy most suited for the intended IT procurement (e.g. off-the-shelf hardware and software, simple information systems or complex information systems);

• determine the estimated acquisition costs of the proposed information system;

• develop the procurement plan and prepare the bidding documents for acquisition of IT systems in liaison with the end-user;

• evaluate tenders for IT systems based on technical performance and economic/commercial merit criteria;

• plan and carry out contract management and supervision functions;

• arrange for maintenance and technical support services.

Content

Content

The course’s curriculum includes:

• Introduction to modular training set for:

– “The World Bank Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers”

– Project Procurement Strategy for Development

• “Standard Procurement Documents – Initial Selection Document, Information Systems Design, Supply and Installation” (For use with a Request for Proposals process)

• “Standard Procurement Document – Request for Bids, Information Systems, Design, Supply and Installation” (One-Envelope Bidding Process), (With or Without Prequalification)

• “Standard Procurement Document – Request for Proposals, Information Systems, Design,

Supply and Installation” (Two-Stage Request for Proposals, after Initial Selection)

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course is conducted using a participatory delivery methodology through a combination of interactive presentations, plenary discussions, selfassessment exercises and group and individual assignments. Case studies dealing with issues of
concern in the procurement of IT solutions are also analysed by the participants in collaboration with the resource persons and representatives of the IT industry.

Language requirements

Language requirements

The participants are expected to demonstrate good command of the English language.

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Tuition cost: 1615

Subsistence cost: 635

Total cost: 2250

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sdp@itcilo.org

Tuition cost: 1615

Subsistence cost: 635

Total cost: 2250

 

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