Corruption in public procurement, which affects countries, across the globe, has enormous negative consequences. It diverts public funds into unnecessary, unsuitable and uneconomic projects. There are many cases where the public procurement processes have been ignored and the possibilities for ineffective or incompetent practices in public procurement have also been created and provided in a multitude of opportunities for corruption.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Officials in governments, parastatal and private sector responsible for procurement, auditing, oversight bodies, accountants, tender board’s members and administrators.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
• Describe the procurement cycle, phases and activities;
• Define corruption in relation to public procurement;
• Identify consequences of corruption in public procurement;
• Develop strategies of combating corruption;
• Describe ethics and professional stands in procurement.
• The procurement cycle;
• Corruption definitions as related to public procurement;
• Consequences of corruption in public procurement;
• Strategies of combating corruption;
• The procurement process where corruption abounds;
• Ethics and professional standards in public procurement;
• Best Practice to combat corruption by the world bank and other international agencies.