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    Seminar: “Introductory and Practitioners’ Seminar: European Public Procurement Rules, Policy and Practice”, February 28 – March 3 (EIPA, Maastricht)

    Maastricht, The Netherlands

    This comprehensive seminar will provide you with an understanding of the principles and procedures of European public procurement policy, focusing on the Public Procurement Directives and relevant case law. You will be guided through the Public Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU and the Utilities Directive 2014/25/EU. During the seminar you will receive insights into the application of professional procurement practices.

    The four-day programme will begin with an ‘Introductory Seminar: European Public Procurement for Newcomers to Procurement’, which will start on  28 February 2023. The three-day ‘Practitioners’ Seminar: European Public Procurement Rules, Policy and Practice’ will commence on the following day.

    This seminar is part of the programme for obtaining the EIPA’s European Certification for public procurement professionals.

    After the four-day seminar you should have:

    • a good understanding of the European rules and principles on public procurement, including case law
    • awareness of the various phases in the procurement cycle and its practical implications
    • insights into professional procurement practices
    • an exchange of experiences with professionals from other countries and organisations in dealing with public procurement

    Course methodology/highlights:

    This introductory and advanced course includes exercises and cases. Participants would benefit from reading Directive 2014/24/EU in advance prior to the course.

    Programme Organiser: Ms Belinda Vetter, Tel: +31 43 3296382,

    Learn more here.

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