PSC101 - Fundamental 4Ps of Strategic Public
Procurement

While procurement activity has existed across the decades, the study of Procurement as a significant body
of knowledge is relatively new. The procurement course series implemented by Freetown Business School
intends to articulate, imbue, examine and clarify academic strategic procurement concepts, practices and
processes across the entire spectrum of the procurement sphere.

 

For this module, we shall treat the fundamental rationale for procurement (Principles), the strategic plot of
procurement (Planning), the legal and regulatory – including the Sierra Leone and multi-lateral development
banks’ – framework(s) (Policies), and the modes of operations (Practices) of procurement.

Course Objectives: On completion, you will be able to:

  • Identify the strategic principles of public procurement
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the principles and objectives of procurement
  • Recognize the underlying principle of private sector procurement
  • Recognize the procurement cycle
  • Comprehend the entire legal and regulatory framework in which public procurement operates
  • Recognize the roles, responsibilities and relationships between the different stakeholders and actors
  • Demonstrate good procurement planning
  • Analyze and review procurement plans
  • Prepare a proper procurement plan, with proper packaging
  • Identify financial thresholds as part of the planning process
  • Comprehend the connection between principles and practices

Registration: Participants will only be required to register through our website www.fbs.edu.sl for the course and are expected to attend all training days.

Dates: 16th & 17th March 2020

Fee: Le3,500,000 per person. 5% Discount for Women. Additional 5% Discount for Groups of 10+.

Venue:  Sierra Lighthouse Hotel, Aberdeen