Masters In Governance And Management Of Public Procurement

Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)

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Masters In Governance And Management Of Public Procurement

Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)

The International Organisation of the International Training Centre of Labour (ITC-ILO), in partnership with the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris ( "Sciences Po"), the University of Turin (Italy) and France Expertise, a master program in governance and management of public procurement in support of sustainable development in which participants explore the legal, regulatory, economic, managerial and organizational a modern system of governance and management of public procurement.

This master's program integrates teaching and blended learning techniques that allow participants to study and assimilate the theory and apply knowledge in a practical way by the execution of works, case studies , study visits and an applied research project. Participation in the program also provides access to a network and being exposed to the expertise, experience and expertise of academicians, experts working in international organizations and sectors specialists public and private.

The aim of the program is to prepare participants to hold executive or managerial functions in relation to the regulation, execution or supervision of public procurement and contracts at the level of governments and international organizations The Masters program is based around four main areas of knowledge that are divided and organized into eighteen modules: Doma

<li>ine 1: Governance: legal frameworks and regulation of public procurement</li> <li>Area 2: economic and public procurement Theories</li> <li>Area 3: Management, procurement and contract management</li> <li>Domai</li>

only 4: Public procurement and sustainable development. The eighteen modules that make up the entire curriculum are: In

  1. <li>introduction to the governance of public procurement and definition of the international legal framework</li> <li>Recent reforms, national legal and regulatory frameworks</li> <li>Introduction to economic principles in public procurement</li> <li>political and economic issues related to the legal framework for public procurement</li> <li>development programs and projects and public procurement</li> <li>Policies and guidelines of the World Bank, the African Development Bank and the European Union's public procurement</li> <li>Award of public works contracts</li> <li>Award of consultancy contracts</li> <li>Award of supply and service contracts</li> <li>Supply chain management: Incoterms, insurance and responsibilities of the parties</li> <li>Contract Management</li> <li>Prevention remedies and dispute resolution</li> <li>Market planning</li> <li>Risk management</li> <li>Public-private partnerships</li> <li>Procurement of electronic procurement (e-procurement)</li> <li>Audit of public procurement: the fight against fraud and corruption</li> <li>public procurement and sustainable development: labor standards, environment and social responsibility organization, duration and location The program is conducted in French and is of a total duration of 12 months.

The program is structured in three successive learning phases with a duration of approximately four months following the schedule below:

The first phase Learning takes place remotely. During this phase, participants complete a distance learning module via the Internet. This phase will begin October 24, 2016 and ending February 10, 2017. This phase allows remote introduce participants to the principles of public procurement and to present the different stages of the procurement process of supplies, works and services. The second phase Learning takes place in Turin and is a series of classroom instruction by different experts and professors. Classes will start on the ITC-ILO campus February 13, 2017 and will end June 16, 2017. During this phase, the attendance is mandatory because most of the training program, theoretical knowledge to practical work, is issued during this period. Phase Turin is the most important because of the density of the program that covers in detail and in depth all of the eighteen modules. The third phase is the preparation of an applied research project, writing a thesis and submitting it to the Scientific Council of the program. During this phase, which will take place remotely, participants will be required to conduct individual research, under the guidance of their supervisor on a topic related to public procurement and to submit at the end of this stage a final thesis. The outline of the research project will be presented before the start of Phase III and a final brief to be submitted to the Scientific Council before October 21, 2017

The registration fee to the masters program is EUR 8 000 and include insurance, and access to medical care and entertainment services to participants on campus.

The accommodation (including breakfast) at the ITC-ILO campus costs 5 500 euros and covers the cost of accommodation on campus for the entire period of phase II, which takes place in Turin.

A limited number of détudes partial scholarships which can cover part of the tuition and accommodation on the ITC-ILO campus are available for countries with low income students. These scholarships are offered on a competitive basis among deserving candidates and on the basis of selection criteria: country of origin, gender, relevant experience, etc.

The prerequisites for the program are: of

<li>have completed three years of university education and obtained an undergraduate degree in good standing in a field related to public contracts (equivalent to the license of the French system or the American system of bachelor)</li> <li>have a minimum professional experience;</li> <li> demonstrate a good command of the French language.</li>

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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This course is Online & Campus Combined
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Oct. 2018
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1 year
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8,000 EUR
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