This professional certification programme is part of the Diploma in public procurement management
This online certification programme provides comprehensive coverage of the whole spectrum of technical, procedural and business competencies needed for successful implementation of each step of the procurement process (needs identification, market research, procurement planning, competition/bidding procedures, bid evaluation, contract award and contract management) for goods and physical services. It brings together experts in procurement management, as well as creative thinkers, in a collaborative and instructive online space.
National and international public procurement practitioners; procurement staff of national agencies; project directors and procurement staff of projects funded by international financial institutions (World Bank, Asian, African, Islamic and European development banks, etc.); United Nations and NGO personnel; other officers involved in the financing, control and monitoring of national procurement operations.
National development projects typically incorporate substantial investments for the acquisition of equipment and physical services which are often financed by development partners like the Multilateral Development Banks and UN Agencies. Government agencies responsible for the execution of such projects are often constrained by the scarcity of procurement practitioners who are competent in discharging the full range of bidding and contract administration functions in accordance with the guidelines and procedures of the funding agencies and the standards of professional business practice. Such deficiencies in staff capacity can compromise the achievement of the projects’ outcomes as well as undermine the integrity and “value for money” considerations in the procurement process. This certification programme contributes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of:
This course is delivered through distance learning and deployed on the ITCILO
e-campus. It frees you from the classroom and gives you the flexibility to complete the
learning modules at your own pace.
At the end of the Programme, you will be able to:
*(EPM = Equipment Procurement Management modules)
*(PSPM = Physical Services Procurement Management modules)
E/PSPM I – Public Procurement: Introduction and Planning
EPM II – Standard Bidding Documents for Goods and bidding process
Preparation of bidding documents:
EPM III – Goods: Evaluation
EPM IV – Goods: Contract Management
PSPM V – Process of selection for procurement of physical services
PSPM VI – Effective management of Physical services
E/PSPM VII – Final examination
This Certification Programme is delivered by senior procurement staff, advisors and consultants from ITCILO. The programme is conducted using interactive self-guided learning modules, knowledge checks, live webinars and final examination.
For a smooth learning experience, participants need to have basic computer skills and a computer with a reliable internet connection and speakers. Candidates are expected to have basic knowledge of procurement practice in the public or private sector as well as a sound knowledge of the English language.
This course is part of one Diploma programme: