DATES: FEB 15 - 19, 2021    
         
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Overview

This seminar/course focuses on Health Sector - Medical Procurement and Supply Chain Management and monitoring, including team building and leadership. It sets the Context to distinguish Health/Medical Procurement from procurement in other sectors.

The objective of this seminar/course is to address & develop strategic and organizational aspects, knowledge and skills in public procurement in Health/Medical Sector; What is Procurement strategy and how to define it; How to design and formulate comprehensive procurement strategy for Health/Medical sector at country/ministry/project level; Why and how procurement system/function should be designed; How to design and implement procurement strategy for goods/works/consultant contracts.

Managing the Health Project Life Cycle and Hierarchy of Objectives in order to build successful relationships with suppliers; Contract Terms, Legal Aspects, and Performance Criteria; Investigating and Preventing Fraud and Corruption; Dispute Resolution; Contract Restructuring; Health Procurement from a Contract Management Perspective making use of modern value for money selection tools; Change Order Management/Implementing Change in Health Contracts;; Practical Issues and latest emergency lessons learned: How to avoid the risk of overdependence on a small pool of suppliers; the Mechanics of Payment and Delivery Contract Management and Implementation; Negotiations: Process, Skills, and Techniques; Performance-Based Acquisition.

 

Who Should Attend

It is especially designed for managers of developing country projects and for persons responsible for implementing such projects in Health/Medical Sector. Interest has been expressed by potential participants from government, health sector institutions and entities, private health sector organizations and firms, international organizations and NGOs. The seminar will examine crucial issues and steps in Health/Medical procurement management. Participants are encouraged to bring an example of a project that they can relate to the seminar for discussion.


What you will Learn:

1. What is different in Medical Procurement from other sectors
2. How to build successful relationships with your suppliers
3. How use modern value for money selection tools
4. How to avoid the risk of overdependence on a small pool of suppliers.

 

Course Outline 

Day 1

  • Orientation and Logistics
  • Participant Expectations and Overview
  • Procurement Strategy for Medical Supplies and Pharmaceuticals

Day 2

  •  Introduction to Medical Procurement
  •  Practical Issues in Medical Supply Contracts – Mechanics of Payment and Delivery
  •  Introduction to Medical Supply Chain Management

 Day 3

  •  Contract Management for Medical Supply Contracts
  •  Lessons from COVID-19 Emergency Response Procurement
  •  Managing Risks for Medical Procurement and Contracts

Day 4

  •  Procurement Planning and Quantification Forecasting
  •  Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  •  Using Purchase Orders to Improve Supplier Performance

Day 5

  •  Managing Change and Improvement
  •  Resilient Medical Procurement for Emergencies
  •  Wrap-Up: Actions and Lessons to bring to your Work

 

Course Advisors:

Mr. Allan Rotman - Leadership, Governance and Procurement Advisor GHSC-PSM. Allan is a procurement and health supply chain professional with 30 years of experience including cross cutting experience in infrastructure, energy, water, urban and environment fields. He has worked for multilateral institutions in senior positions at the World Bank (20 years), Africa Development Bank (2 years), Millennium Challenge Corporation (3 years), and directly for government ministries in Kenya (2 years). Previously he worked in the private sector (15 years) with a Canadian engineering consulting firm. Allan has worked in over 55 countries internationally.

Specific Health Sector Expertise: In the health sector, Allan has worked in Ethiopia and Ghana to introduce framework contracts for pharmaceuticals; assisted Burma and Guyana with procurement assessments; and trained Ministry of Health staff in Guyana. Allan has just completed a contract management training course for the Botswana Medical Stores (CMS) for pharmaceuticals and outsourced warehouse operations, and also lectures regularly on at the International Law Institute (ILI) affiliated with Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Allan has governance experience with the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) on open contracting and procurement monitoring activities (2009-2012). Allan assisted the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to develop a new standard bidding for based on a Value-for-Money scoring methodology entitled Quality and Priced Based Selection (QPBS) (2014-16).

Other Sectors of Experience: Allan has great experience in a variety of sectors and countries, with experience in middle-income and low-income countries, as well as fragile and conflict situations (FCS) countries. As a Lead Procurement Specialist, Allan was responsible for coordination across 8-12 countries in French and English speaking western Africa, where he managed a program investment portfolio of over $6 billion for 120 active projects (2009-14), involving 15 staff. Furthermore, he has delivered training for government officials, staff and civil society.

In addition to procurement, Allan has deep experience in water, energy, urban development, environmental management and climate resilience, and is proficient in the technical requirements and specifications for these sectors,

Education & Language Skills: Allan holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a Master-level degree in urban, regional and environmental planning. Allan is fluent in English and French.

 

Veljko Sikirica has over forty-five years’ experience in Procurement, Engineering, Project Design, Management, Implementation, Sustainable Development and Capacity Building. He has extensive experience as staff of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (10 years), the Inter-American Development Bank (25 years), and in the last two years, as consultant on UN Development Program Projects.

He has vast experience in planning, organisation and implementation of Procurement under Emergency Situations, such as Major Natural Disaster Management (hurricanes, earthquakes and floods), as well as, human made disasters, such as procurement for nuclear safety recovery projects including Chernobyl. Sectors covered include: energy, infrastructure, water & sanitation, health and environment.

He has been, in the last eight years, part of the permanent faculty Teaching Staff and continues to teach at the International Master in Public Procurement Management (IMPPM), University of Rome. He is also a permanent faculty, member of the teaching staff and Executive Committee at the Belgrade University Master Programme in Procurement. At International Law Institute in Georgetown, USA he is the leader of the Project Management seminar.

Mr. Sikirica holds a Graduate degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from “Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico” and a Master degree in Finance from University of Maryland, USA. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Serbian.

 

DATES: FEB 8-12, 2021    
         
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Overview

The course presents an in-depth survey of methods and best practices taken by governments, non-governmental organizations (“NGOs”), and other stakeholders to eradicate corruption and promote transparency. Particular emphasis will be placed on recent developments and the immediate effect of the COVID-19 crisis on the recovery period to follow. The course reviews elements in public sector management commonly known as “good governance,” the causes and effects of corruption, and undertakes a comparative study of domestic and multilateral efforts to eliminate corruption. Additionally, the course examines the main provisions of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and other international instruments designed to curb corruption and their implications for governance and transparency worldwide. The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Governance and Anti-Corruption measures and the expected aftermath will be discussed in the context of topics selected from the areas listed below.

 

Format

The course will be delivered through 5 live on-Line sessions via Zoom videoconferencing platform. Each session will last approximately 3.5 hours and will start at 8:30am Washington DC time (Eastern Standard Time). We expect the class to be highly interactive and will include presentations, case studies and exercises.

 

Course Outline

 Introduction

• Definitions and measurement of corruption

• Codes of conduct and accountability

 

International Anticorruption Mechanisms

• UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC)

• US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

• UNOCD Legislative Guide

• OECD Anti-bribery Convention

• Inter-American Convention Against Corruption

• Multilateral and bilateral programs

• International cooperation

 

Public Sector Mechanisms

• Government ethics and integrity

• Government oversight

• Transparency in procurement

• Financial regulatory mechanisms

 

Private Sector Issues and Mechanisms

• Issues of financial integrity

• Maintaining financial integrity

• Role of accounting

• Codes of ethics

 

Civil Society Mechanisms

• Roles and activities of Transparency International

• The right to information

• U.S. Freedom of Information Act

• Free and independent media

• The role of stakeholders: parliamentarians, judges, civil society, NGOs and media

 

Designing and Implementing UNCAC Legislation

• Drafting legislation

• Costs and sources of funding for implementation and training

• Implementation strategies

 

Course Advisors 

Timothy L. Dickinson is a partner in the Washington D.C. office of Paul, Hastings LLP. His practice is devoted primarily to international commercial matters, including counseling on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the design and implementation of special investigations and compliance programs. Mr. Dickinson is also a member of the ILI Board of Directors.

 

H. Stephen Halloway is the Director of ILI’s Center for Comparative Legislative Management. He has over 35 years of experience in senior legal and policy positions in the U.S. Government, the U.S. Senate, State legislatures, the United Nations and the Inter-American Development Bank. He was Chief Regulatory Officer for the U.S. Department of Commerce and a civil rights attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice. He serves on the Private Advisory Council to the State Legislative Leaders Foundation.

 

 

 

 

Dear Colleague,

Our online training programs are live and interactive, much like our well-known, in-person offerings. Understanding that the ILI Advantage is best experienced in-person but learning needs to take place now, we are offering the following: if you attend an ILI online course during 2020, you will receive a scholarship to attend a future, in-person or online training course of equal value between now and December 2023.

ILI has updated many of our fundamental courses to deal with crisis. For example, International Public Procurement will have more emphasis on emergency procurement, and Contract Administration will cover more on Force Majeure. In addition, we have created the ILI COVID-19 Webinar Series, this is a series of free webinars lead by ILI experts to address specialized angles on how to deal with the COVID crisis. This can be found at ILI COVID-19 Webinars.


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International Law Institute

 

 

Upcoming Seminars:
CONTRACT DRAFTING IN ENGLISH
November 2-6 - Live Online

This seminar focuses on the practical skills necessary for drafting contracts in English. Participants will sharpen their skills in working with legal English, and specifically drafting contracts in legal English. The emphasis is on learning by doing, and the seminar will offer the opportunity to draft and receive feedback from experts. Participants will engage in several drafting exercises and a negotiation session.

   
   

Key Topics:

  • Overview of the U.S. Contract Law
  • Definitions
  • Warranties
  • Termination Clauses
  • Remedy Provisions
  • Contingency Clauses
  • Choice of Law/Governing Law
  • Jurisdiction
  • Arbitration
  • Force Majeure
  • Third Party Rights

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The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution. ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations.

ILI participants are exposed to the best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 39,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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DATES: JAN 18-22, 2021    
         
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Overview

The Procurement Integrity program covers the institutional, legal, and procedural issues involved in the procurement of goods and services by public entities and discusses reform programs to improve transparency, efficiency and accountability. The program incorporates the strategies and approaches within the United States and globally to create an organizational culture committed to high ethical standards and integrity. Participants will learn best practices on ensuring organizational procurements are performed fairly, impartially, honestly, legally, and free from fraud and abuse.

 

Format

The seminar will be delivered through 5 live on-Line sessions via Zoom videoconferencing platform. Each session will last approximately 3.5 hours and will start at 8:30am Washington DC time (Eastern Standard Time). We expect the class to be highly interactive and will include presentations, case studies and exercises.

 

Course Outline

 

Public Procurement Reforms

  • Reform programs and approaches to enhance transparency, efficiency, integrity and accountability

 

U.S. Anti-Corruption

  • U.S. Anti-Corruption Agencies
  • Inspector General Community
  • Oversight

 

Risk Framework Models

  • Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commissions (COSO)
  • Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

 

Got Ethics

  • Ethics & Compliance Programs
  • Whistle-Blower Protections

 

Procurement Fraud

  • Make-up and Schemes
  • Vulnerabilities
  • Criminal, Civil and/or Administrative

 

The Fraudster

  • Mind-set & Motivation
  • Elusiveness

 

Procurement Integrity Control System®

  • Elements
  • Criteria

 

Investigations

  • Fraud Risk Theories
  • Proactive Approaches
  • Case Preparation

 

Case Study

  • Ethical Reform Movement
  • Road Blocks
  • Victories and Set-Backs

 

Course Advisors

Sabine Engelhard is a lawyer specialized in procurement whose career focus has been in international development, capacity building and governance-related issues. She held various senior positions at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She also worked at the World Bank, with a prominent international law firm, and headed the Washington office of an international consulting firm. Sabine has been involved in high-profile initiatives with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), to strengthen country procurement governance. Today Ms. Engelhard consults for different international organizations. She is an independent expert with the United Nations (UN) Award-Review Board, advising on procurement challenges resolution. She is a course advisor and a lecturer at the International Law Institute (ILI) in Washington DC, and lectures in the Procurement Master’s Program of the International Training Center of the International Labour Organization (ITC/ILO) in Turin, Italy. She holds master-level and post-graduate degrees in Law, International Relations, and European Studies.

 

 

Dear Colleague,

Our online training programs are live and interactive, much like our well-known, in-person offerings. Understanding that the ILI Advantage is best experienced in-person but learning needs to take place now, we are offering the following: if you attend an ILI online course during 2020, you will receive a scholarship to attend a future, in-person or online training course of equal value between now and December 2023.

ILI has updated many of our fundamental courses to deal with crisis. For example, International Public Procurement will have more emphasis on emergency procurement, and Contract Administration will cover more on Force Majeure. In addition, we have created the ILI COVID-19 Webinar Series, this is a series of free webinars lead by ILI experts to address specialized angles on how to deal with the COVID crisis. This can be found at ILI COVID-19 Webinars.


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International Law Institute

 

 

Upcoming Seminars:
INEQUALITY AND EQUITY IN LAW
October 13-14 - Live Online

This seminar is primarily intended for U.S.-based legal audience but it is open to and valuable for international legal audience. Attendees representing non-profit sector or private sector would find this course particularly beneficial.

   
   

Key Topics:

  • How can the law become more responsive to the rise in economic, social and political inequality?
  • What procedural mechanisms already exist in the law that can increase equity?
  • What innovative legal strategies or structures can be created or added to by organizations to encourage diversity and equity?
  • What are the substantive limitations of equality?
  • How much inequality is helpful and acceptable within systems?
  • What are the liability issues related to inequity that arise out of the COVID pandemic and protests for racial justice?
  • What are the most innovative legal and public policy strategies and best practices to respond to these issues?

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The International Law Institute was founded in 1955 as part of Georgetown University. Since 1983, ILI has been an independent, non-profit training institution. ILI has a long-standing track record of assisting emerging economies and developing countries in achieving economic growth through sound governance and legal infrastructure.

ILI offers training to assist government officials, practitioners and the private sector in finding solutions to the legal and economic challenges faced by developing nations.

ILI participants are exposed to the best practices in good governance, management, and transparency standards that will give them the tools to improve the performance of government agencies, promote public accountability in government and achieve economic growth. More than 39,000 participants, from 186 countries, have been trained by ILI and its global affiliates. ILI organizes special seminars and conferences in the ILI facilities and abroad. ILI also partners with many renowned organizations to co-sponsor other events which contribute to the promotion of the rule of law and international development.

 

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