PFMA Supply Chain Management Bid Committees Course
Brief Description
The PFMA Supply Chain Management Bid Committees Course provides you with the skills and tools needed to operationalise the legislative requirements as stipulated in the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPFA) and Preferential Procurement Regulations in order to help you successfully implement supply chain management systems in your municipality and/or organisation. In addition to various aspects of the concept of supply chain management, you will come to understand the delegations, roles and functions of various bid committees (including their meeting procedures), as well as the application of the preference point system and calculation of points.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course, you will have a sound knowledge of
  • SCM concepts
  • role-players in SCM
  • code of conduct for SCM practitioners
  • delegations, roles and functions of various bid committees (specification, evaluation and adjudication)
  • bid meeting procedures,
  • and application of the preference points systems and the calculation of points.
Course Content
Day 1
  • Relevant legislation and regulations (detailed discussions of the PPFA and Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2001)
  • SBD/MBD forms and goals
  • Calculations of points
  • Practical exercises and/or case studies
  • Ethical code of conduct
Day 2
  •  Types of consultant and differences between bids, RFQs and RFIs
  • Compilation of the TQR
  • Evaluation criteria, weights and values
  • Price and functionality
  • Formulae and calculation of points
  • Compilation of evaluation panels
  • Developing and compiling score sheets
  • Calculation of points and conversion to preference point systems
  • Practical exercises and/or case studies
Day 3
  • Joint ventures/consortia: differences and similarities
  • Calculation of points
  • Administration process during Bid Adjudication Committee meetings (composition and appointment of members, duties of various office bearers/observers/consultants)
  • Meeting procedures and conduct of members
  • Practical exercises and/or case studies
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification.

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Public Administration and Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a senior manager and/or a member of a bid specification, evaluation and adjudication committee.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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