Procurement of Goods, Works and Non Consultancy Services Course


Most large and medium size projects involve all four elements, (consider construction of a dam to generate power where there will be need for consultants to design the dam and supervise its construction; civil works involved in the construction of the dam, and the procurement and installation of turbines and the related transport and insurance services). This course deals only with the first three elements. The forth element will be the subject of a separate course. The course aims at upgrading the capacity in the management of the public procurement functions at operational and institutional levels. The course is designed to enhance the skills and competencies of professionals involved in undertaking of public projects. In addition, the course provides essential practical business skills indispensable for successful implementation of the public procurement process for goods, construction works and services. The course is based on world bank procedures and will cover the banks standard procurement documents


10 Days


Public procurement practitioners at the central (ministry) and county levels; officials of ministries of ļ¬nance in charge of monitoring/ controlling public procurement transactions;

Members of national public procurement offices, tender boards and tender/proposal evaluation committees;
Procurement trainers from national educational institutes or government services.


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

• Conduct the procurement process for goods, works and services in accordance with internationally accepted standards through;
• Understand and appreciate the world bank procurement framework and the attendant procurement principles ;
• Plan, assess risks, execute and monitor public procurement operations;
• Select appropriate prescribed procurement methods;
• Understand the structure of and be able to prepare well-balanced world bank standard procurement documents for goods, works and non consultancy services;
• Upgrade ability to conduct bid evaluation, contract award and contract administration procedures for goods, works and non- consultancy services;
• Proficient use of international commercial trade terms INCOTERMS.


Module 1 – setting the framework
• The project concept and project cycle;
• Investment project financing [ipf];
• The 2016 world bank procurement framework;
• Procurement process and planning;
• Key procurement principles;
• Procurement regulations for ipf borrowers;
• Ppsd – project procurement strategy for development.

Module 2 – the procurement of works contracts
• Planning in works projects;
• Types of works contract and how to choose the appropriate one;
• Advertising and prequalification including establishment of criteria;
• Structure and content of standard procurement document[spds];
• Preparation of spds.
• Bidding documents and evaluation methodologies for bids;
• Contract award and management;
• Understanding variations, claims, and procedures for settlement of disputes;

Module 3 - procurement of goods
• Procurement process for goods;
• Range of spd documents available for goods;
• Choice of and preparation of spd goods;
• Schedule of requirements and technical specifications;
• Incorterms and their interpretation and application;
• Evaluation methodologies for goods;
• Transport and shipping.

Module 4 - procurement of non- consultancy services
• Types and nature of non-consultancy services;
• Developing tor and evaluation criteria for non consultancy services;
• Structure and content of spd for non consultancy services;
• Evaluation methodology.

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.

Who else has taken this course?

# Job Title Organisation Country
1 IGAD Djibouti
2 Senior Procurement Officer CENTRAL BANK OF SOMALIA Somalia
3 Senior Procurement Officer CENTRAL BANK OF SOMALIA Somalia