DATES: MAR 5-9, 2018      
         
TUITION: $1995      
         

 

  

  


Overview

The e-Government Procurement seminar explores the concept, objectives, supporting policies and procedures of e-Procurement within the broader e-Government context. The program will highlight best practices and features as well as errors to avoid, and analyze various options in the implementation of e-Government Procurement based on the experience of several countries, depending on the different scope and levels of complexity of e-Government systems.

The seminar explores the advantages and challenges in the implementation of e-Procurement systems, the underlying institutional and legal frameworks, the diverse procurement methods and procedures commonly utilized in e-Procurement systems and their fitness in procuring various categories of procurement (goods, works, consulting and non-consulting services) depending on risks, market, and complexity, as well as the technical aspects of the related IT platforms on which e-Procurement Systems rely. Participants are expected to fully engage in class discussions, case studies and group exercises.

Course Outline

 

1. Defining e-Government Procurement – Strategy and mid and long term planning

2. Legal and institutional frameworks

3. Options and examples from developed and developing countries

4. Short case studies: comparing examples with a given country situation

5. Specific Procurement methods and procedures adapted to the use of E-Procurement systems

• Open competitive bidding

• Electronic Reverse Auction

• Framework  Agreements

• e-Catalogs

6. Pros and cons: what is the best fit for various categories of procurement depending on risks, market and complexity?

• Goods

• Works

• Consultants

• Non-consulting services

7. Technical aspects

8. Case study

9. Debriefing

 

Course Advisors

Bernard Becq is the World Bank´s former Chief Procurement Policy Officer, Head of the Procurement Policy and Services Sectors Board, and now Director of the ILI Center for Public Procurement Law and Policy. Today Dr. Becq works as an independent consultant with more than 35 years of experience. Dr. Becq´s experience includes working with French development agencies, in particular, he was the Deputy Chief of the International Consulting Firm of ENPC, and Project Officer and Adviser to the President at Agence Coopération et Aménagement (ACA). Dr. Becq holds graduate degrees in Mathematics from Paris VI University and in civil engineering from ENTPE in Paris, France, and a Master degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Southern California (USC), in Los Angeles, USA, where he also completed post graduate work (PhD ABD).

Sabine Engelhard is a lawyer who recently retired from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She previously worked for the World Bank and the private sector in prominent law firms and consulting organizations. Ms. Engelhard led the procurement harmonization efforts with other Multilateral Development Banks on behalf of the IDB. She represented the IDB in several high-profile international initiatives with the OECD and the WTO aimed at strengthening and using country procurement systems and preventing fraud and corruption. She led the modernization of the procurement function at the IDB. She holds master-level and post-graduate degrees in law, international relations, and European studies. Additionally, she has completed the first part of a Ph. D. in European Law. She is a regular speaker at international procurement-related events and is fluent in English, French, German, and Spanish.

 

 

DATES: MAR  19 - MAR 30, 2018    
       
TUITION: $3950    
       

 

 

 

 

COURSE LINKS: 

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

NEGOTIATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

Overview

This seminar offers an exciting opportunity for personal and professional development, and consists of a combination of two courses: Leadership and Management in International Development; and Negotiations in International Development. Participants in this course will receive two certificates indicating completion of the each seminar. To see descriptions of the topical areas covered, please refer to the two previous descriptions in this booklet. In addition, the participants who enroll in this two week combination seminar will have more opportunities to network and can take part in the optional weekend sightseeing tour of Washington offered to participants who attend seminars lasting two weeks or longer at the ILI.

 

Course Advisors

Kim Phan is the Executive Director of the International Law Institute, where she oversees all of ILI’s practice areas. Ms. Phan also serves as the Project Director of all ILI projects with various donors and has worked on projects in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Mauritius, Angola, Honduras, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Bangladesh and the APEC region. Prior to joining ILI, she worked at the U.S. Embassy in Manila/Office of the U.S. Commercial Liaison to the Asian Development Bank where she served as the United States – Asia Environmental Partnership Liaison to the Asian Development Bank. She has a Masters in the Study of Law from Northwestern University Law School and a B.A. from Allegheny College with a focus in Nuclear Warfare Strategy. Ms. Phan is the President of the Board of the Friends of the Law Library of Congress.

Greg Swanson has over 30 years of experience serving as a senior executive and officer in both private industry and international development consulting agencies. He has extensive business development, HR, marketing, policy, and strategy formulation experience. He has worked in the U.S., Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Caribbean and has served as a Senior Director with various donor projects, countries, and partners.

Gerhard Botha is Director of Programs at ILI. Previously, he worked for the World Bank as a senior sector specialist in legal and judicial reform and private and financial sector development. Mr. Botha specialized in labour/employment law and relations, conflict resolution and negotiations, both in private practice and within a large corporate environment in Southern Africa. He has over 25 years experience in legal and labour relations practice, and in international development. Mr. Botha holds B.A. and LL.B degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, an LL.M in Labour Law, from the University of South Africa and an LL.M focusing on labour/ employment law and Alternate Dispute Resolution, from The George Washington University Law School in Washington DC.

 

 

DATES: MARCH 19 - 23, 2018      
         
TUITION: $1995      
         

 

 

 

Overview

 

This course empowers participants to become effective leaders and managers in the international development context. International development work involves multi-stakeholder cooperation and delivery in challenging environments. We designed this course to target governments from developing countries as well as practitioners in the international development community. The course tailors leadership and management training as it pertains to the public service sector and public sector reform. The skill set that needs to be developed includes leadership and decision-making, organizational management, human capital development, accountability and reporting standards, navigating through political waters, and effective communications.

 

Course Outline

Leading Teams and Organizations

  • Developing personal leadership competencies: self awareness; courage; vision; strategic and analytical thinking; learning agility; decisiveness; energy; results driven; credibility; influence; communication
  • Planning for and achieving team and organizational results
  • Building and maintaining relationships
  • Recognizing human potential and delegating appropriately
  • Building diversity
  • Fostering innovation
  • Handling risks, changes, complications and conflicts
  • Coaching and appraisal
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Cultural adaptation

 

Managing Teams and Organizations

Team and organizational management skills in respect to change, communication, conflict, constraint, crisis, decision, finances, human resources, information, operations, perception, performance, process, projects and programs, quality, resources, risk, skills, and strategy

Leadership and Management in the International Development Work

  • Meeting donor and other key stakeholder requirements
  • Building strong relationships with strategic partners
  • Executing in challenging political environments
  • Working with limited resources
  • Institutionalizing open and participatory communication channels

Course Advisors

Kim Phan is the Executive Director of the International Law Institute, where she oversees all of ILI’s practice areas. Ms. Phan also serves as the Project Director of all ILI projects with various donors and has worked on projects in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Mauritius, Angola, Honduras, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Bangladesh and the APEC region. Prior to joining ILI, she worked at the U.S. Embassy in Manila/Office of the U.S. Commercial Liaison to the Asian Development Bank where she served as the United States – Asia Environmental Partnership Liaison to the Asian Development Bank. She has a Masters in the Study of Law from Northwestern University Law School and a B.A. from Allegheny College with a focus in Nuclear Warfare Strategy. Ms. Phan is the President of the Board of the Friends of the Law Library of Congress.

Greg Swanson has over 30 years of experience serving as a senior executive and officer in both private industry and international development consulting agencies. He has extensive business development, HR, marketing, policy, and strategy formulation experience. He has worked in the U.S., Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Caribbean and has served as a Senior Director with various donor projects, countries, and partners.

 

DATES: FEB 26 - MAR 2, 2018    
       
TUITION: $1995    
       

 

 

 

Overview

This course is designed for policy makers, legislators, senior officials who have an oversight role in procurement for their respective institutions. Participants will gain insight on procurement reform, and why the need for reform, international standards of procurement, the roles of the executive, judiciary, and legislature in procurement, and the tools for oversight of procurement. Participants will also get a basic overview of procurement. *Please note that this course is designed for those who have a policy or oversight responsibility of procurement; participants who have to execute and be operational in procurement should register for the International Public Procurement or Country Procurement Systems course.

 

Course Outline

 

Public Procurement Reforms

  • Reform programs and approaches to enhance transparency, efficiency, integrity, and accountability

 

National Procurement Laws and International Standards

  • Differing approaches under common law and civil code systems
  • UNCITRAL model law
  • Transparency and accountability, ethics, and corruption
  • Procurement as a policy tool to stimulate growth

 

Role of government in procurement

  • Executive
  • Legislative
  • Judiciary

 

Oversight tools

  • Procurement audits
  • The role of a Government Accountability Office
  • Civil Society
  • Sanctions

 

Course Advisors

Dr. Allan V. Burman is President of Jefferson Solutions. He advises firms, Congressional committees, federal and state agencies and international bodies on acquisition matters. Dr. Burman was the longest serving Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, serving under 4 U.S. Presidents. He has testified before Congress over forty times. Dr. Burman holds a PhD from George Washington University, and a master’s degree from Harvard University.

Ms. Kim Phan is the Executive Director of the International Law Institute. In addition to overseeing the portfolios of the Institute, she also serves as the co-course advisor in the ILI Legislative Strategic Management course, and Leadership and Management in International Development course. She served as project director for ILI’s procurement projects and legislative-capacity building projects and has managed projects in all regions of the world. Ms. Phan has a master’s degree from Northwestern University School of Law.

 

The International Law Institute conducts a series of training programs annually. Programs offered in 2018 are listed below. Program content specializes in legal, economic, management, legislative and governance matters and is geared for government officials, academics, legal and other private sector professionals.

Our seminars are presented at our headquarters in Washington, D.C.

[In addition to those programs listed below, ILI conducts approximately 10 customized private programs yearly, held either in Washington, D.C. or abroad for governments, funding agencies and other organizations with special training needs and schedules.] See Special Programs

 

DATE     
               
TITLE TUITION    
NOTE
FEB 26 - MAR 16
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT $5950
FEB 26 - MAR 2
PROCUREMENT FOR POLICY MAKERS $1995 New Program
MAR 5 - MAR 9
E-GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT $1995 New Program
MAR 19 - MAR 23 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
$1995
MAR 26
-
MAR 30
NEGOTIATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
$1995
MAR 19 - MAR 30
Combined: LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND NEGOTIATIONS IN DEVELOPMENT $3950
ARR 2 - APR 13 PROJECT PREPARATION, ANALYSIS, FEASIBILITY, AND FINANCING  $3950  
APR 2 - APR 13
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FOR POWER AND RENEWABLE ENERGY $3950 New Program
APR 16 - APR 27 INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTING SERVICES $3950 New Program
APR 23 - APR 27 THE FAIR AND EFFECTIVE TRIAL JUDGE: METHODS & TECHNIQUES $1995 New Program
APR 30 - MAY 4 UNDERSTANDING, DRAFTING, AND NEGOTIATING CONTRACTS $1995 New Program
MAY 7 - MAY 11 FINANCE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT - FOUNDATIONS
$1995 New Program
MAY 7 - MAY 17 FINANCE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
$3950 New Program
MAY 7 - MAY 18 PROJECT MANAGEMENT $3950
MAY 21 - JUN 1
ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION $3950
JUN 4
- JUN 15 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
$3950
JUN 11
- JUN 15 ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION LAWS: FOUNDATIONS AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS
$1995 New Program
JUN 18
- JUN 22 FIDIC CONTRACTS $1995 New Program
JUN 18 - JUN 29
WORKSHOP ON LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING $3950
JUL 9 - JUL 20 PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE  $3950
JUL 9 - JUL 20 PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE (FOR LAWYERS) $3950  
JUL 9 - JUL 20 ACHIEVING FOOD SECURITY THROUGH PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS $3950 New Program
JUL 16
- JUL 27
LEGAL ENGLISH AND LEGAL WRITING $1900
JUL 30
- AUG 10 ORIENTATION IN THE U.S. LEGAL SYSTEM; AND BUSINESS LAW $2600
JUL 16 - AUG 10 Combined: LEGAL ENGLISH & ORIENTATION - For foreign lawyers and students
$3995
JUL 30 - AUG 10 JUDICIAL, COURT, AND CASE MANAGEMENT FOR JUDGES
$3950
JUL 30 - AUG 10 COURT AND CASE ADMINISTRATION FOR COURT ADMINISTRATORS $3950
AUG 6
- AUG 10 EFFECTIVE PROSECUTION OF FINANCIAL CRIMES, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, AND CYBERCRIME $1995
AUG 20 - AUG 24 WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT $1995  
AUG 20 - AUG 24 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT $1995
AUG 27 - AUG 31 NEGOTIATIONS IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT $1995
AUG 20 - AUG 31 Combined: LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND NEGOTIATIONS IN DEVELOPMENT $3950
SEP 3 - SEP 21 INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT $5950
SEP 3 - SEP 21
PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY: PREVENTION, INVESTIGATION, AND PROSECUTION OF FRAUD
$5950 New Program
SEP 3 - SEP 14 COUNTRY PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS, AND PROCUREMENT AUDITS $3950 New Program 
SEP 24 - OCT 5 LEGISLATIVE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT $3950
SEP 24 - OCT 5 PROJECT MONITORING AND EVALUATION $3950
OCT 8 - OCT 12 CAPITAL MARKETS: FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION $2500
OCT 8 - OCT 19 CAPITAL MARKETS: DEVELOPMENT AND REGULATION $4450
OCT 8 - OCT 19 ADVANCED LEGISLATIVE DRAFTING $3950
OCT 22 - OCT 26 CONTRACT DRAFTING IN ENGLISH $1995  
OCT 22 - NOV 2 ADVANCED OIL, GAS, POWER, AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY $3950
NOV 5 - NOV 9 FOUNDATIONS OF ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION $1995
NOV 5 - NOV 16 ADVANCED ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION $3950
NOV 5 - NOV 16 GOVERNANCE & ANTICORRUPTION METHODS: EFFECTIVE POLICY & ENFORCEMENT $3950
NOV 12 - NOV 16 PROJECT FINANCE TECHNIQUES: APPLICATIONS AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS $1995
NOV 26 - NOV 30 PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FINANCIAL AND RISK ANALYSIS $1995
NOV 26
- NOV 30 FUNDAMENTALS OF INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION
$1995
NOV 26 -  DEC 7 INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT TREATIES AND INVESTOR-STATE ARBITRATION $3950
NOV 26 - NOV 30 TRADE AGREEMENTS - MULTILATERAL, REGIONAL & BILATERAL AGREEMENTS $1995 New Program
 DEC 3 -  DEC 7 THE TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT $1995 New Program
NOV 26 -  DEC 7 Combined: TRADE AGREEMENTS - MULTILATERAL, REGIONAL & BILATERAL AGREEMENTS, AND THE TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT $3950 New Program

 

 * Tablet Option - (Apple IPad® or IPad Pro®), if a participant chooses to opt in for a Tablet Option then the tuition will be increased by $600 for an IPad®, or by $900 for an IPad Pro®.

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