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Diploma in EU Public Procurement

Learn the EU public procurement rules and regulations as well as how to write an RFT with this free online course.

Supply Chain Management
Free Course
Public procurement is the process whereby a government organization or a public authority purchases from external suppliers. Every year, public authorities in Europe spend over two trillion euro purchasing goods and services. Consequently, they have introduced procurement rules which are designed to increase competition between suppliers. This course will teach you the best practices and procedures for involved in this EU procurement process.





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First, this course will introduce you to the EU public procurement process, guiding you through the most important development specifications and procedures used in this procurement process. You will also learn how to write an RFT. What is an RFT? RFT, or Request for Tenders, is a formal and structured invitation to suppliers requesting them to submit a bid to supply products or services. It is essential that you learn how to fill this out properly.

Next, the course will cover the implementation phase of the EU public procurement procedures as well as the ethics associated with it. You will study the main selection criteria and learn the importance of being innovative and producing higher quality products at lower prices. The course will also discuss the CPV or the Common Procurement Vocabulary - which helps increase competition by making contract notices more transparent - as well as the Principle of Equal Treatment.

This detailed EU public procurement course has been created by Procurement Academy, an institute dedicated to training procurement professionals. It will be of great interest to those who are interested in how the European public procurement process works. The course is also suitable for businesses seeking to expand and would like to understand how to win EU contracts. So, try the course out now and get fully up-to-speed with the EU public procurement process in no time.

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Learning Outcomes

After studying Alison's public procurement course you will: - Understand the European public procurement process; - How to write the Request for Tender (RFT) document; - What the development specifications are; - Implementing the public procurement process; - Ethics involved in the procurement process.


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