Course Schedule

Procurement Management of Equipment and Works for World Bank Aided Projects

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Developing countries spend millions of dollars on imported goods and services. A large portion of these goods and services are intended for use on development programmes and projects funded by donor agencies and International Finance Institutions (IFIs) such as the World Bank. The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world and provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries.

This training course explores the key provisions of the World Bank Procurement Regulations and Documents for the procurement of goods and works. This unique training course also includes group work to enable participants to apply the knowledge they have acquired to the preparation of a procurement plan.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Understand the stated regulations and policies
  • Competently plan and execute the entire procurement process
  • Comply with standards of professional practice of the Procurement Regulations
  • Know the functions for acquisition of equipment and contracting and supervision of works’ contracts
  • Apply sound procurement planning strategies

TARGET AUDIENCE

This training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit those who need a sound working knowledge of the new Procurement Frameworks of the World Bank and African Development Bank, including:

  • Project professionals and team leaders that need to understand strategic procurement planning
  • Technical specialists such as engineers involved in procurement
  • Professionals that need to understand the new approach to procurement financed by Development organizations
  • Procurement professionals that need to understand a best practice approach to procurement
  • Central Tender Board Officers

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

Dynamic, interactive and totally participant-focused, this training course will be delivered by a world-class subject matter expert; whose knowledge and skills have been honed over many years working in the field of projects, procurement and contract management. Using the most up to date learning practices, current material, and actual case studies, the participants will be taken on a journey of discovery by understanding the real need to develop the right processes and systems for their organization

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.

COURSE CONTENTS

DAY 1 – Fundamental Principles & Institutional Framework Underlying Procurement Systems

  • Description:

    On Day One the course will cover the World Bank and its five organizations

  • KeyTopics:

    • Pre-test
    • The World Bank and its five organizations
    • World Bank Procurement policy and regulations for IPF Borrowers
    • Common abbreviations and Defined Terms
    • PPSD and Procurement Plan
    • Modernised Procurement Framework (WBPF)

DAY 2 – The World Bank Project Procurement Strategy for Development (PPSD)

  • Description:

    On Day Two the course will cover the Core Procurement Principles

  • KeyTopics:

    • Core Procurement Principles
    • World Bank standard procurement documents for procurement of equipment
    • Procurement Process
    • Strategic and Operational Planning
    • Preparation of technical specifications and market research

DAY 3 – Procurement Policy ad Project Cycle

  • Description:

    On Day Three the course will cover Procurement Process and Planning

  • KeyTopics:

    • Six phases of the Project Cycle
    • Procurement Process and Planning
    • Procurement Cycle
    • International Competitive Bidding
    • Approved Selection Methods for goods and works

DAY 4 - World Bank “Doing Business” and Project Managemnt

  • Description:

    On Day Four the course will cover Implementation and Supervision of Projects

  • KeyTopics:

    • Ten areas of “Doing Business”
    • Identification, Preparation, Appraisal and Board Approval
    • Implementation and supervision
    • Implementation and completion
    • Evaluation

DAY 5 –Bidding for World Bank Aided Projects

  • Description:

    On Day Five the course will cover Bidding documents

  • KeyTopics:

    • Bidders’ Qualifications
    • Standard Bidding documents
    • General conditions of contract and INCOTERMS
    • Schedule of Requirements and Technical Specifications
    • Evaluation and comparison of Bids
    • Post-test

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