P-19 - Implementing Procurement Processes


Online Learning



Course Description

This course covers the third phase of the public-private partnership (PPP) project cycle, procurement. This stage is critical in selecting the right private partner to deliver public services on a long-term PPP basis. Generally, the successful execution of this stage requires:

  • Deciding on a procurement strategy
  • Promoting the opportunity
  • Identifying potential proposers
  • Managing the tendering process
  • Closing the transaction commercially and financially

Through live webinar presentations with Q&A, virtual discussions, hands-on exercises, and self-paced learning, participants will gain knowledge and skills that will enable them to conduct and close PPP procurements successfully. The course will also prepare participants for the difficult situations that may arise, e.g., unsolicited proposals, no proposals, or only one proposal. Participants will learn and apply procurement terminology, processes, and resolution technique.

Learning Outcomes

Through successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Decide on the appropriate means of procurement for the project
  • Analyze statements of qualification to determine a shortlist
  • Evaluate proposals to choose a winner
  • Process and advance unsolicited proposals
  • Resolve challenging situations that arise during procurement
  • Produce tender documents

Who Will Benefit

  • Government personnel from federal, state, county, and municipal governments
  • People from the private sector who want to learn about government procurement
  • Members of planning organizations and boards
  • Regulators and authorities for infrastructure utilities and public services
  • Professionals from financial institutions
  • The staff of international donor organizations