Upcoming Seminars:
PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTING AND TECHNICAL SERVICES
April 14-25, 2014

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 UNCITRAL model law; practices advocated by FIDIC and other professional associations, and practices followed in developed countries.
Key Topics:
  • Procurement of Consulting Services Overview
  • Typical Consulting Contracts
  • Harmonizing Guidelines for the Selection of World Bank and Other IFI Consultants
  • Consulting Service Contracts
  • Hiring of Consultants in IFI-Funded Projects
Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
March 3-21, 2014

The International Public Procurement seminar covers 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 also provides participants with a detailed analysis of the project-procurement cycle including comprehensive coverage of the open tender system.
Key Topics:
  • Public Procurement Reforms
  • National Procurement Laws and Institutions
  • International Procurement
  • Procurement Planning
  • Selection of Consultants
  • International Competitive Bidding
  • Other Methods of Procurement
  • Contract Administration
  • Performance Based Contracting
Washington, DC; 10 Business Days
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