about this event:
Use the full potential of market research
In order to succeed, procurement practitioners need to have a clear picture of what market consultation should actually entail. In this practical seminar, you will learn how to proceed effectively in market consultation. Market research can be a powerful tool to facilitate the effectiveness of follow-up procedures in procurement. It enables procurement officers to choose the optimal method while inviting the most suitable bidders to the formal procurement process.
- How to develop a strong strategy for market consultation
- How to conduct market consultation for complex procurements
- Fraud in Public Procurement - main risks during the pre-tendering stage
What will you learn at this Practical Seminar?
- What are the dos and don’ts in market research?
- How to approach the right suppliers
- How to avoid being accused of unequal treatment
- How to generate interest in your agency as a buyer
- How to document preliminary market consultation properly
- How to benefit from market research in further procurement stages
- What information is allowed to be used in further procurement stages and what needs to be disregarded?
- How to use the results of market consultation to optimise “downstream” processes
- What is the difference between market research, competitive dialogue and competitive procedure with negotiation?
- How to choose the procedure that will best fit the chosen strategy
- How to develop a sound risk management strategy for market consultation
Who is this seminar for?
Procurement Practitioners, Project Managers, Policy Advisers and other professionals responsible for public procurement in institutions such as:
- International and European Organisations and Agencies
- Central Procurement and Purchasing Agencies
- National and Regional Ministries and their Subordinated Bodies and Agencies
- Higher Education and Research Institutions
- Competition Authorities
- Defence Procurement Agencies
- City Councils and Communities
- International and National Agencies for International Aid and Development Cooperation
- National and Regional Transport, Road and Highways Agencies
- Other Bodies responsible for public procurement
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