“Public Sector procurement professionals have a tough and complex job when responsible for the use of vast amounts of public funds. These courses provide expert resources to ensure both value for money and protection of the public interest.”Paul EmanuelliThe Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide
Fair Competition focuses on the core due diligence duties that apply to project teams as they navigate the government tendering process. This one-day offering also includes a brand-new Critical Trends introductory module covering the most recent procurement industry developments:
Focusing on the latest trends impacting the world of public procurement, this discussion covers a global survey of recent high-profile bid protests and public audits.
Covering the key transparency duties that require public institutions to disclose their evaluation criteria and process rules, this module focuses on the importance of establishing and following clear and defensible evaluation and award procedures.
Summarizing the case law developments that govern the duty to reject non-compliant tenders, this module covers:
(i) the leading precedents dealing with strict vs. substantial compliance; and
(ii) the principles that inform formal, contractual, and procedural compliance.
Expanding on Tender Compliance I, this module summarizes the leading cases dealing with: (i) technical compliance; (ii) rectifications, clarifications, and bid repair; and (iii) enforcing compliance and the difference between tender compliance criteria and contract performance requirements.
Surveying the leading cases dealing with the duty to award to the best bid, this module covers the recurring risk areas relating to: (i) reserved rights and privileges, low-bid bypass, and unfair process claims; and (ii) over-budget bids, cancellations, re-tendering, and bid-shopping claims.
Registrants will also receive a free copy of the brand-new 2022 edition of Paul Emanuelli’s eBook, The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide.
Selected Readings Supplementary Quiz
Foundations of Public Procurement contains a jurisdiction-specific supplemental reading list from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, as well as a quiz based on the content of those specific supplementary readings in each version.
- Be able to identify core government tendering due diligence duties of project teams
- Understand government tendering due diligence duties