Introductory Certificate in Public Procurement - Level 2
|Course name||Introductory Certificate in Public Procurement - Level 2|
|Location||Various - Please contact course host for specific details.|
Tel: +1 (212) 906-5000
The aim of this course is to provide participants with:
•A clear understanding of the principles of effective public procurement, the generic procurement
process and the role of corporate and transactional
•The capability to plan, implement and evaluate a
sourcing process appropriate to the value/risk of the
category being procured
•Knowledge of what rules and procedures govern
UN and public procurement – and why they exist
By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:
•Describe the principles of effective procurement,
the UN procurement process, and the role of pro-
•Understand the activities associated with effective
•Conduct procurement planning and stakeholder
•Write specifications and effective terms of reference
•Choose appropriate procurement methods (RFQ,
•Select advertisement method and type of competition
•Understand do’s and don’ts when drafting bidding
•Invite and evaluate bids and proposals
•Practise ethics and integrity in procurement
•Understand what rules and procedures apply to UN
and public procurement
•Appreciate the relevance of these rules and under-
stand why they exist
|General course topics||Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail|
|Specific course topics||
•The principles of UN and public procurement
•Procurement planning and strategy
•Procurement practices and processes
•Risk assessment and management
•Engaging and managing stakeholders
•Writing specifications and terms of reference
•Selection of methods (RFQ, ITB and RFP)
•Preparation of solicitation documents
•Sourcing of suppliers and advertisement
•Bid receipt and opening
•Evaluating bids and proposals
•Contract approval process
•Committee submissions and approvals
•Contract award and management
•Contract management terms and skills
•Ethics and integrity in procurement
|Total time commitment||4 Days|
|Focus commodity||Any or other commodity|
|Degree name||Introductory Certificate in Public Procurement - Level 2|
This course will take place over 4 days.
|Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate)||100|
Please contact the course host for this information
|Course included in analysis||No|
\"This course is designed for those working in the public sector interested in gaining a comprehensive over view of public procurement and in obtaining a professional certification and accreditation with CIPS. It is also relevant to those new to the procurement function or those who have worked in the function for sometime, but have not previously undertaken formal training. Additionally, those in functions that include close interaction with procurement, such as programme and project staff who would like a closer understanding of procurement would find this course relevant.
The course is offered in English and Spanish.
From Sept 17-20 this course will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark.
From Oct. 1 -4 this course will be held in Rome, Italy.
From Oct 22-25 this course will be held in New Delhi, India.
From Nov 5-8 this course will be held in Abuja, Nigeria.
From Nov 19-22 this course will be held in Bangkok, Thailand.
From Dec. 10-13 this course will be held in Nairobi, Kenya.