Training Course: “Strategic Public Procurement: Achieving Innovation, Green and Social Dimensions”, July 6-7 (EIPA, Maastricht)

How can we implement strategic procurement while complying with all the legal requirements? How to embed innovative, green and social aspects for buying goods, works and services? What types of procedures are best suited to promote innovation strategically? How strategic public procurement can help to tackle challenges public authorities are dealing with, such as sustainable economic recovery, green energy, transition to circular economy, create new jobs? What funds are available to support strategic public buying?

You will find answers to these and many other practical questions with this online course, while enhancing your ability to plan, implement and evaluate your public procurement decisions.

Over two days you will learn how to use procurement strategically, by going through different case examples with practitioners presenting their cases. The overview of real examples will shed light on the dos and don’ts of buying strategically while complying with the rules, and making the best use of public money.

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

What you will learn

You will gain knowledge, skills and methods on:

  • concepts of innovative, green and social procurement;
  • principles and rules for compliance;
  • phases of the process, from needs assessment to final evaluation;
  • dos and don’ts in daily practice;
  • funds available for financing innovative, green and social procurement in Europe.

Learn more here.