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Background:

World over, public procurement is now recognized as a strategic tool for achieving developmental, social and environmental objectives of governments, rather than using it as a tool for mere compliance with rules and regulations. Today, public purchases by the Centre, states, Municipal bodies and PSUs account for 25 per cent of the country’s GDP, or about $600 billion.

To ensure that this money is spent properly in a transparent manner, most Governments in the region have enacted Procurement laws or are in the process of enacting one. Such Acts are expected to improve the quality of procurement. World Bank’s endeavor with the initiatives in capacity development programs in the area of procurement let to commencement of Professional Diploma in Public Procurement.

AIMA offers Professional Diploma in Public Procurement (PDPP) program to enable officials involved in public procurement to be trained to work effectively in such an environment.

Objectives of the Program

This is a blended learning programme designed for working professionals. The program is delivered through online and face-to-face sessions (3 days in 6 months). The objective of the training program is to deliver comprehensive knowledge that covers theoretical aspects, modern methods & trends and also good practices in Public Procurement. This is expected to result in Capacity Building and professionalization of Public Procurement in India. The course is very useful for Government officials who are actively involved in various procurement activities.

It aims in educating and familiarizing the concerned executives / officers with all the relevant rules & procedures of Public Procurement.

Program Structure

Mandatory Modules

Specialization Modules: Select any two

Introduction to Procurement and Public Procurement International Practices in Public procurement
Public Procurement Framework in India Public Procurement of Civil Works
Categories and Methods of Procurement Public Procurement of Services
Public Procurement Operations Logistics in Public procurement
Contract Management and Closure E-Procurement
Public Procurement and Good Governance  

For Whom

  • Procurement Professionals wishing to update their domain knowledge
  • Non- procurement professionals who are involved in or manage the procurement function
  • Auditing and Compliance professionals
  • Anyone interested in Public Procurement

Blended Learning Methodology

IPDPP provides learners with an opportunity to enhance domain knowledge and benefit from expert feedback on submissions. Registered learners systematically enhance their knowledge and skills and undergo structured assessment. The blended methodology ensures comprehensive online and offline learning.

Program Structure: Once the candidate gets enrolled for the program, he/she is issued individual user id and password with which the program can be commenced. The whole program will be divided into three phases-

Phase 1: Online study comprises of e-content, online learning, Assessments (Multiple Choice Questions MCQ’s and Subjective). The 90% of the course is covered through the online content provided and through Webinars and telephonic discussion to handle the queries.

Phase2: Workshop for 3 days – Three day face to face / virtual workshop will be provided .During the training, orientation to the course is given along with the coverage of the modules of the program.

Phase3: Online Examination for 90 min.

At the end of the course, the participants will get Professional Diploma in Public Procurement from All India Management Association.

Faculty and Course Content

All India Management Association has vast intellectual resources to meet the demand of building Public Procurement capacity. The experts and faculties are involved in various procurement programs and consultancy projects.

Duration and Assessment Structure

  • Registered candidates are given six months to complete PDPP.
  • They are required to pass module-end assessments, submit assignments and pass the end term online assessment.
  • The diploma will be issued to all successful candidates.
  • Validity of the enrollment is 1.5 years.
  • Only three attempts allowed during the enrolled period.

Both Formative (during the course) and Summative (end of the course) Assessments are planned. Summative assessment will carry 60% weightage and Formative assessments, will carry 30% weightage. 10% weightage is from either of these components – attending Face 2 Face / virtual workshop OR by submitting Project Report.
Formative Assessments comprise of Module-end Assessments and Assignments.

Fee Structure

The Course fee – INR 20,000/- plus taxes as applicable.

Partners for Capacity Development in Procurement

AIMA has been contributing towards capacity development in the area of Procurement since 2015. Some of the initiatives taken by AIMA with support of the Government of India and the World Bank, in this field are organizing annual event like Global Procurement Summit, Professional Diploma in Public Procurement, Training Programs in Public Procurement, e-Procurement, Transformation of Procurement, GeM & GFR, Launching Procurement Knowledge Portal - indiaprocurement.in etc. Some of the Ministries/ Government of India/ PSU/ Private Bodies etc. associated with AIMA are -




 

Contact Details

Yash Kashyap
Programme Manager

Contact : 011 - 47673000/49868399. Ext:- 721/710

Mobile : +91-8800893848

Email: pdpp@aima.in

Program Structure

Mandatory Modules

Specialization Modules: Select any two

Introduction to Procurement and Public Procurement International Practices in Public procurement
Public Procurement Framework in India Public Procurement of Civil Works
Categories and Methods of Procurement Public Procurement of Services
Public Procurement Operations Logistics in Public procurement
Contract Management and Closure E-Procurement
Public Procurement and Good Governance  

Fee Structure

Program fee - INR 23,600 (including GST) for Indian and $400 for Foreign enrollments.

Fee may be transferred online as per the Bank Details mentioned below:

Bank Details

Bank Account Name: All India Management Association
Bank Name: Indian Overseas Bank
Bank A/c No.: 149801000003460
Branch Name: Lok Kala Manch
Branch Address: 20, Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003, India
Branch Telephone No.: 011-24694879
Account Type: Saving Bank Account
Bank Code ( 9 digit MICR code) : 110020046
IFSC Code: IOBA0001498
Branch Code : 1498
Swift Code : IOBAINBB001

Once you process the fee please share the transaction details, a scanned copy of graduation degree, brief profile and your postal address.

Testimonials

Mahesh Kumar Rana

Procurement consultant, SICOM
Ministry of Environment,
Forest & Climate Change,
Govt. of India (PDPP – October 2014 batch)

PDPP is a nice program for anybody who wants to make a career in procurement. For veterans, this course is refresher course covering almost all the modules in brief. Good initiative taken by AIMA & The World Bank. A very enthusiastic & supportive team at AIMA , the faculty and coordinator. Thanks to each one of them.

Lt Col. Rajeev Kumar

Govt. of India (Indian Army)

(PDPP – October 2014 batch)

AIMA has a professional approach towards the course. Tha faculty is par excellence. The support staff is cooperative and helpful.

Dr. Virendra Singh Salhotra

Additional Deputy Director General Ministry of
Health & family Welfare

(PDPP – October 2014 batch)

It is one of the most comprehensive programmes for learning nuances of public procurement.

Divyasom

Senior Consultant

Emst & young LLP

(PDPP – October 2014 batch)

PDPP Program enabled us to grasp the finer details of Procurement in Public sector. The best part about the program is that we can learn at our own pace using online course content.

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