Green/Sustainable procedures for Projects

Course Title: Green Sustainable Procurement & Procurement Procedures for WB Funded
Projects
Course Preamble.
Green & Sustainable procurement is about taking social and environmental factors into consideration
alongside financial factors in making procurement decisions. It involves looking beyond the traditional
economic parameters and making decisions based on the whole life cost, the associated risks, measures of
success and implications for society and the environment. Making decisions in this way requires setting
procurement into the broader strategic context including value for money, performance management,
corporate and community priorities. This course is designed to solidify and build on your understanding
of how to integrate sustainability in the supply chain in order to promote sustainability issues via key
control points of the procurement cycle.
More specifically, the course will cover how sustainability affects activities like specification
development, tender criteria, proposal evaluation, contract award and whole-life costing techniques.
Delegates will receive practical guidance on how to implement sustainability themes across these different
areas, as well as understand how to proactively manage sustainability across a range of expenditure
categories.
Delegates will also be taken through hands on training on the World Bank procurement policies and
procedures; major procurement methods (International Competitive Bidding, National Competitive
Bidding, Shopping) and major consultant selection methods (Quality- and Cost-Based Selection, Least-
Cost Selection, Selection based on the Consultants’ Qualifications, Selection of Individual
Consultants).The trainers will also focus on procurement of Information Systems in Bank- funded
operations, evaluation of bids and common issues encountered in the evaluation process.
Training Module
✓ Meaning of Green Procurement
✓ Characteristics of Green Products
✓ Initial Steps of Green Procurement
✓ Elements of Green Procurement
✓ Government initiatives – climate change act, sustainable procurement national action plan,
flexible framework, etc
✓ Sustainability principles – triple bottom line, life cycle analysis, etc
✓ Policy Outline of Green Procurement
✓ Implementing Green Procurement Program
✓ Building a sustainable procurement policy – what to include?
✓ Definition, meaning and benefits of a Sustainable Procurement Policy
✓ Review of Sustainable Procurement Policies in the past
✓ Opportunities for institutional growth
✓ Developing Strategies for Sustainable Procurement Policies
✓ Control points in the procurement life cycle – ‘points of influence’
✓ Principles & Framework for Procuring Sustainably
✓ What to include in specifications (rethink, reuse, recycle)
✓ Aggregation, demand management and stakeholder engagement (reduce, reuse)
✓ Supplier pre-qualification and sustainability selection criteria
✓ Criteria for tender / proposal evaluation and contract award
✓ Managing sustainability as a contract performance issue – developing meaningful KPIs
✓ Proactive supplier development in relation to sustainability
✓ Prioritisation and sustainable risk assessment – identifying the key risk commodity areas
✓ World Bank Procurement Policy Aims and Objectives
✓ The World Bank’s Six Stage Project Cycle for Funded Projects
✓ Core Principles in the New Procurement Framework
✓ A New Emphasis on Value for Money
✓ Overview of the New Procurement Regulations
✓ Strategic Assessment of the Borrower’s Operational Context and Capability
✓ Developing the PPSD Supplier Market Analysis
✓ Carrying-out a Procurement Risk Analysis
✓ Turning a Needs Assessment into Development Objectives
✓ The Procurement Cycle
✓ Designing the Procurement Approach and Objectives
✓ Defining the Requirements and Writing the Specification
✓ Working with Stakeholders to Develop the Procurement Plan
✓ Important Regulations about International Competitive Bidding (ICB)
✓ Approved Selection Methods
✓ Using World Bank’s Standard Procurement Documents (SPDs)
✓ Innovative Selection Arrangements
✓ INCOTERMS
✓ Evaluation of Supplier Bids and Proposals
✓ Managing Complaints and Use of the Standstill Period
✓ Contract Implementation to Deliver Value for Money
✓ The Contract Management Plan
✓ The Bidder Perspective
Way forward After the Training
Participants will develop a work plan through the help of facilitators that stipulates application of skills
acquired in improving their organizations. ASPM will monitor implementation progress after the training.
Training Evaluation:
Participants will undertake a simple assessment before the training to gauge knowledge and skills and
another assessment will be done after the training in-order to demonstrate knowledge gained through the
training.

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