There are currently in place over 150 OGP national “procurement” frameworks covering thousands of purchased services and supplies and accounting for many € billions of public sector business. This number does not include the many hundreds of frameworks operated by Commercial Semi States, Local Authorities, Voluntary Sector Organisations and other public bodies. All indications are that this number will continue to grow and yet there is still a lack of understanding of the purpose, operation, benefits and drawbacks of Framework Agreements amongst suppliers, buyers and indeed those operating frameworks.
This one-day course is unique and will look into designing or managing Frameworks from a commercial perspective, detailed guidance on their operation and management and even some debate as to their value for and efficacy for all parties.
This training course will cover the fundamentals of framework agreements, their operation and management and essential knowledge for users of framework agreements whether as a supplier, client user (buyer), professional advisor and lawyer, or operator.
What is a Framework agreement?
Establishing a Framework Agreement
Frameworks in operation
Due diligence and evaluation
Frameworks – the future
This course will be of interest to anyone in the procurement sector who has responsibility or involvement in creating, managing, or operating framework agreements
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. 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.