Understanding Effective Public Procurement

90,000.00 60,000.00


Understanding Effective Public Procurement

Public procurement has been identified as a major driver to achieve smart, sustainable and inclusive growth while ensuring the most efficient use of funds. Identifying and creating strategies as regards procurement helps to strengthen the role, capacity, and budget of the Public Procurement Office (PPO) in order to be able to create new mechanisms, training, and capacity-building of the workforce in the area of public procurement.

Aims of the Course

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 transaction procurement
  • 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 public procurement – and why they exist

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of effective procurement and the role of procurement strategy
  • Understand the activities associated with effective procurement projects
  • Conduct procurement planning and stakeholder management
  • Write specifications and effective terms of reference (TOR)
  • Choose appropriate procurement methods (RFQ, ITB, RFP)
  • Select advertisement method and type of competition
  • Understand do’s and don’ts when drafting bidding documents
  • Invite and evaluate bids and proposals
  • Practise ethics and integrity in procurement
  • Understand what rules and procedures apply to public procurement
  • Appreciate the relevance of these rules and understand why they exis


Course Content

Module 1:         The principles of public procurement

Module 2:         Procurement planning and strategy

Module 3:         Procurement practices and processes

Module 4:         Risk assessment and management

Module 5:         Engaging and managing stakeholders

Module 6:         Writing specifications and terms of reference

Module 7:         Selection of methods (RFQ, ITB and RFP)

Module 8:         Preparation of solicitation documents

Module 9:         Sourcing of suppliers and advertisement

Module 10:      Bid receipt and opening

Module 11:      Evaluating bids and proposals

Module 12:      Contract approval process

Expected Number of Participants

Minimum of Forty-three (43) participants

Competency Based Assessment Test: We shall provide competency test at the commencement and at the end of the training. This is to further assess participants understanding and impact of the training. Also, it will enable us to identify the few ones that can serve as in-house trainers in the nearest future on same theme.

 Course Fee:  The course fee per participant is Sixty Thousand Naira

(N60, 000.00) only exclusive of WHT and VAT. The fee covers the following:

  • Consultant professional service fee
  • Course manual on Compact Disk
  • Course Bag and Writing materials
  • Certificates
  • Report Writing

 DATE: September 25th – 27th, 2018

VENUE:   18B, Bayo Ajayi Street. off Hakeem Balogun Street, Agidingbi,
Ikeja, Lagos. P.O. Box 5538. Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

TIME:    9.00am – 4.00pm daily

For more info: Please Contact:

Modupe +234 8052774289            Demola +234 8180381180



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