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Public Sector Procurement (Corporate Training)

Convertas Management Consultants, In United Arab Emirates
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Course description

Public Sector Procurement (Corporate Training)

The pressure on public bodies to operate even more efficiently has never been greater. Money is tight and will even tighter over the next few years, which means the public body need to spend wisely and make effective purchasing decision. Central to this imperative, is the organizations to have staff who have the appropriate procurement skills.

This course will focus on the basics of the procurement process, the various procurement procedures and the timescales.

Participants will understand the Selection and Award process and they will be able to participate in procurement exercises for evaluation and the standstill process

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  • On-site
  • United Arab Emirates

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend

Staff that have responsibility for making purchasing decision, tendering or contract management will benefit from this course. The course specializes in public sector procurement. It is applicable to staff working at various levels in Central Government, Local Government, Health and Education and NGO’s.

Training content

Introduction to Procurement

  • The public sector procurement environment
  • The importance of the procurement team
  • Principles of procurement
  • Best practice procurement processes
  • Information technology and e-procurement

Procurement in a Strategic and Legal Context

  • The organization's structure and procurement role
  • Strategy and the role of procurement
  • Procurement policies and planning
  • Contract law ­ Legislation
  • Environmental procurement requirements—Freedom of Information
  • Tenders
  • Writing specifications and tender documentation
  • Setting objective selection and award criteria
  • Tender opening and evaluation
  • Obtaining value for money
  • Negotiating and awarding contracts
  • Tender de-briefing

Financial Skills

  • Financial statements and risk
  • Financial planning
  • Economic appraisals and project assessment

Effective Communication

  • Communicating to build relationships
  • Team working
  • Influencing skills and changing behavior
  • Dealing with conflict ­ Negotiation process
  • Contract Management
  • Basic management principles
  • Contract monitoring techniques
  • Change management and renewal
  • Working with partnerships and consortia
  • Building effective relationship

Procurement Effectiveness

  • Measuring efficiency and value for money
  • Evaluation of procurement
  • Procurement and audit

Procurement in Practice

  • Topical procurement issues
  • Outlines of projects
  • Green public procurement
  • Presentation of projects
  • Identification of individual/group projects

Certification / Credits

  • Understand how to use procurement to make savings
  • Deliver the right results for your department and your organisation
  • Contribute positively to your organisation's needs
  • Find the best opportunities to suit their strategic growth plans
  • Respond compliantly to contract opportunities
  • Understand what the public sector are looking for in their procurement exercise

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Convertas Management Consultants
214, DBC2, Arjan
124534 Dubai

Convertas Management Consultants

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