DATES: FEB 26 - MAR 2, 2018    
         
VENUE: ILI Headquarters, Washington, D.C., USA      
       
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.

 

 

DATES: MARCH 19 - 23, 2018      
         
VENUE: ILI Headquarters, Washington, D.C., USA      
         
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 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 immediate past 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: AUG 21 - 25, 2017      
         
TUITION: $1995      
         

 

 

 

 

This is a special seminar arranged for the Ghana Revenue Authority. The seminar will be based on the topics covered in ILI's regular seminar on "Women in Leadership & International Development", see the link below. Additional customized break out session/s will be presented as appropriate.

 
Application from other interested persons or organizations are welcome.
 

2017 Women in Leadership and International Development

 


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
APR 2
- APR 6 FIDIC CONTRACTS $1995 New Program
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 30 - MAY 4 UNDERSTANDING, DRAFTING, AND NEGOTIATING CONTRACTS $1995 New Program
APR 30 - MAY 4 CROSS BORDER INSOLVENCY: IMPACT AND STRATEGIES $1995 POSTPONED
MAY 7 - MAY 11 FINANCE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT - FOUNDATIONS
$1995 New Program
MAY 7 - MAY 18 FINANCE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
$3950 New Program
MAY 21 - JUN 1
ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION $3950
JUN 4
- JUN 8 ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION LAWS: FOUNDATIONS AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS
$1995 New Program
JUN 4
- JUN 15 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
$3950
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 3 THE FAIR AND EFFECTIVE TRIAL JUDGE: METHODS & TECHNIQUES $1995 New Program
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 14 PROJECT MANAGEMENT $3950
SEP 3 - SEP 14 COUNTRY PROCUREMENT SYSTEMS, AND PROCUREMENT AUDITS $3950 New Program 
SEP 3 - SEP 21 INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT $5950
SEP 3 - SEP 21
PROCUREMENT INTEGRITY: PREVENTION, INVESTIGATION, AND PROSECUTION OF FRAUD
$5950 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
OCT 22
- NOV 2 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
$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 MULTILATERAL AND REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS $1995 New Program
 DEC 3 -  DEC 7 THE TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT & OTHER IMPORTANT CUSTOMS ISSUES $1995 New Program
NOV 26 -  DEC 7 Combined: MULTILATERAL AND REGIONAL TRADE AGREEMENTS, AND THE TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT & OTHER IMPORTANT CUSTOMS ISSUES $3950 New Program

 

 * Tablet Option - (Apple IPad® or IPad® Pro 10.5'), if a participant chooses to opt in for a Tablet Option then the tuition will be increased by $530 for an IPad®, or by $890 for an IPad® Pro 10.5'.

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Upcoming Seminars:
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
September 4-22, 2017

The International Procurement program covers the institutional, legal, financial and procedural issues involved in the procurement of goods and services by public entities and discusses reform programs to improve transparency, efficiency and accountability. It provides participants with a detailed analysis of the project-procurement cycle including a full presentation of the procurement policies of international financial institutions (IFI) such as the World Bank, and comprehensive coverage of the open tender system. The seminar incorporates the recent developments in procurement policy undertaken by the World Bank, African Development Bank and other regional multilateral financial institutions.

   

Key Topics:

  • Public Procurement Reforms
  • National Procurement Laws and Institutions
  • International Procurement
  • Procurement Planning
  • Selection of Consultants
  • International Competitive Bidding (ICB)
  • Other Methods of Procurement
  • Contract Administration

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950
 

 

INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTING SERVICES
September 4-15, 2017

This course provides hands-on training in the selection procedures, contractual issues, and negotiation techniques for hiring and supervising consultants and other providers of technical services for projects funded by the World Bank and other financial institutions. The course will also address the broader topic of policy and legal issues related to the hiring of intellectual and technical services: professional liability and conflicts of interest; provisions in the World Bank´s new Procurement Framework and UNCITRAL model law; practices advocated by FIDIC and other professional associations, and practices followed in developed countries.

   

Key Topics:

  • Overview of Procurement of Consulting Services
  • Typical Consulting Contracts
  • Hiring of Consultants in IFI-funded Projects
  • Hands-on Exercises: Preparation of TORs, RFPs, Evaluation Reports

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Washington, DC; 10 Business Days; Tuition $3950

 
 
 

 

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ABOUT THE ILI

 

The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution. ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations.

ILI participants are exposed to the best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 31,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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