May 8, 2023

Course Description

This course addresses procurement in the Irish public sector. It is designed for those working in and for the public sector who are interested in understanding public procurement principles, policies, and procedures. Delegates will be provided with the basic knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to ensure an effective and efficient procurement service, which will deliver value for money, manage procurement risks and ensure compliance with all national and EU procurement regulations. 

All attendees will get a chance to engage in an informative Q & A session and recieve highly informative course notes.

Course Content

Principles governing public procurement

Understand procurement procedures allowed under EU Regulations

Understand frameworks

Draft suitable pre-qualification and tender documents

Evaluate pre-qualifications and tenders

Correctly debrief unsuccessful applicants

Understand risks relating to legal challenges

Who Should Attend?

This course will be very relevant to those new to the process of procuring public work, or awarding public contracts, who wants an understanding of the foundations of the procurement process.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course.

This course may qualify for CPD points. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €465 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €565. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE.

The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.


Paul Davis
Head of the Management Group (School) in Faculty of Business in DCU

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