The Malta Chamber has enlisted the expertise of Dr Clement Mifsud Bonnici, an associate at Ganado Advocates and designed a Public Procurement MasterCourse that is guaranteed to give attendees the knowledge needed to gain a competitive edge over their competitors when submitting tenders.
The first session will be held on Thursday 13th February and will take you back to the basics of public procurement and give you an overview of its general principles. Dr Mifsud Bonnici will proceed to give an in-depth look at the structure of tenders and the process of evaluation period.
The second session will be held on Thursday 20th February and will explain the differences between JVs. consortia and sub-contractors in Public Procurement. The session will also give attendees an insight into competition law.
One of the ways the governments evaluates tenders is through best-price quality ratio, better known as BPQR. This third session, scheduled for Thursday 27th February, will be dedicated to understanding the different models of BPQR, permissible criteria and common mistakes done by bidders.
The final session will be held on Thursday 5th March and will focus on what bidders can do if they do no not win the bid. Therefore, Dr Mifsud Bonnici will go into the legal remedies possible in public procurement, the process of appeal and challenging direct orders.
Members can acquire this package at just €80. A one session participants fee is also being offered at €30 per session. This fantastic offer is also being offered to non-members at €120 for the package deal or €50 per session. Attendees will also be offered a Certificate of Participation.
Registration for all sessions will start at 14:30, and shall be held at The Exchange Buildings, Valletta.
Interested participants can sign up online by clicking here or email email@example.com with their details.
Further information about the sessions can be found hereunder.
- Public Procurement Refresher Session
i) Goals of Public Procurement
ii) General Principles of Public Procurement: Equal Treatment / Transparency / Non-Discrimination / Proportionality / Genuine Competition
iii) Structure of Tender Documents: Instructions, Selection Criteria, Technical Specifications, Award Criteria and Performance Conditions
iv) Phases of Tender Evaluation: Publication; Clarifications; Submissions; Evaluations; Appeals; Award
- JVs. Consortia and Sub-Contractors in Public Procurement
i) Main Differences
ii) Reliance on Experience of your Partners / Sub-Contractors
iii) Changing your Partners / Sub-Contractors
iv) Standard contract terms with your Partners / Sub-Contractors
v) Acquiring of Experience
vi) Competition Law Considerations
- Best-Price Quality Ratio
i) Criteria and Methods of Evaluation
ii) Financial / Technical Ratios
iii) Permissible Criteria
iv) Different Models of BPQR
v) Common Mistakes by Bidders
- Legal Remedies in Public Procurement
i) Pre-Contractual Remedy before Closing of Tender
iii) Challenging Direct Orders
iv) Competition Law Remedies