EMERGING TRENDS IN THE PROCUREMENT OF GOODS AND SERVICES

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Procurement Managers, Due Process Managers/ Officers, Tender Managers, Purchasing Managers/Officers, Supply Chain Personnel, Logistics Officers, Logistics Managers Project Managers/ Coordinators/Administrators, Project Accountants, Assistant Project Accountants, Internal Auditors, Project Auditors, Project Management Members etc.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

The public procurement practice and systems have been acclaimed, based on empirical evidence, as the best means of guaranteeing the provision of public goods, equipment and services to the citizens and public expenditure management.

Efficiency in this area has been regarded by experts across the globe as the best means of guaranteeing the provision of goods, works and consultancy services to the citizens and the foundation for optimal resource utilization, quality management, waste control and overall productivity. Competence and sound knowledge of procurement of goods, equipment, works and services therefore is undoubtedly central to success in projects operations and governance. This is because good procurement skills strongly influence how effectively funds are used, the quality of services delivered and ensures whether projects meet their prescribed objectives or not. Central to this are, technical issues and best practices to ensure that all transactions follow due, transparent, accountability and acceptable procedures.

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The principal hallmarks of effective public procurement are economy, efficiency, fairness, reliability, transparency and accountability as well as ethical standards, while the main objective of due process in procurement is to obtain the best possible value for money while rigorously maintaining the procuring entity’s business principles and the agreements under which it operates.

The above necessitates the capacity building of procurement personnel in public and donor-assisted projects saddled with the responsibility of ensuring due process in the procurement of goods and equipment. In light of this, this workshop is designed to provide participants with procurement tools, procedures and processes which will ensure economy efficiency, transparency and accountability in their fiduciary management.

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At the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • apply the principles, processes and practices for effective procurement of goods and services
  • adopt approaches and methods that embrace economy, efficiency, transparency, accountability and fairness
  • choose and implement the right payment schedules, procedure and practices in their procurement process
  • design and develop comprehensive yet accurate, concise and precise bidding documents – Expression of Interests, Request for Proposals etc.
  • identify and apply appropriate shortlisting methods
  • conduct effective market survey for goods, works, equipment and services
  • state and apply the policies, guidelines and procedures for procurement of goods and equipment for the Federal Government of Nigeria and donor agencies; World Bank, ADB, UNDP, IMF etc.
  • utilise different forms of selections methods such as Quality and Cost-Based Selection
  • (QBCS), Quality Based Selection (QBS), Selection under a Fixed Budget, Least Cost Selection etc.
  • conduct negotiation, determine appropriate type of contract and award the contract; and
  • develop evaluation criteria to select best consultants.
  • Principles, Due Processes and Practices of Effective Goods & Services Procurement
  • Principles of Economy, Efficiency, Transparency, Accountability and Fairness
  • Guidelines for Developing Bidding Documents- EOI and RFP
  • Shortlisting of Suppliers/Consultants/ Contractors
  • Tools & Approaches for Market Survey of Goods and Services
  • Public & Donor-Assisted Procurement Policies, Guidelines and Procedures
  • Selections Types & Methods – Quality and Cost- Based Selection (QBCS), Quality Based Selection (QBS), Selection under a Fixed Budget, Least Cost Selection etc.
  • Negotiation, Contract Types and Award Process
  • Methods for Developing Evaluation Criteria.
  • Emerging Trends in the Procurement of Equipments

1st Run: 23rd – 27th APR, 2018 (ONE WEEK) | 23rd APR – 3rd MAY, 2018 (TWO WEEKS)

2nd Run: 18th – 22nd JUN, 2018 (ONE WEEK) | 18th – 29th JUN, 2018 (TWO WEEKS)

3rd Run: 20th – 24th AUG, 2018 (ONE WEEK) | 20th – 31st AUG, 2018 (TWO WEEKS)

4th Run: 22nd – 26th OCT, 2018 (ONE WEEK) | 22nd OCT – 1st NOV, 2018 (TWO WEEKS)

5th Run: 17th – 21st DEC, 2018 (ONE WEEK)

| IBADAN (ONE WEEK) | 150,000 Naira Per Participant

| IBADAN (TWO WEEKS) | 300,000 Naira Per Participant

| OUTSIDE IBADAN (ONE WEEK) | 200,000 Naira Per Participant

| OUTSIDE IBADAN (TWO WEEKS) | 400,000 Naira Per Participant