Public Procurement: Principles, Categories, and Methods

Welcome to your Procurement ClassRoom online!

In this course, Public Procurement: Principles, Categories and Methods, you will learn the basics of public procurement, its principles, practices, and methods which include:

  • What is Public Procurement?
  • Basic Principles of Public Procurement. Effective public procurement
  • What are Public Procurement Categories?
  • Using Public Procurement Methods.

This course is designed for beginners and aspiring procurement practitioners. It includes some of the topics covered in my book: Public Procurement and Contract Administration: A Brief Introduction.


Is this course for you?

If you are:

  • New to the procurement profession
  • A student interested in pursuing a career in Public Procurement or
  • Just interested in learning the fundamentals of public procurement

This course is for you!


About the Instructor

Your Instructor

Jorge A. Lynch T.
Jorge A. Lynch T.

These courses are prepared based on my own experience and the application of public and project procurement best practices in different parts of the world.

I am an International Public and Project Management Consultant with almost 30 years of experience working primarily on donor-funded and development projects in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.

Besides receiving a Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University, and being a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (FCIPS), I am the founder of The Procurement ClassRoom, and have written several books for the Procurement ClassRoom Series.

With these courses, my aim is to share the wealth of my knowledge and experience with those who are ready to start a career in public and project procurement or enhance an existing one.

Course Curriculum

  Public Procurement: Principles, Categories and Methods
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  Module 5 - Non-Competitive Public Procurement Methods
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  Concluding Remarks
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts as soon as you enroll. It is a free and completely self-paced online course - you decide when to start and when to finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course and additional resources for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am not happy with the course?
If you are dissatisfied, please send your comments to the instructor with suggestions for improvement.