Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Global Standards for Public Procurement Developed by NIGP

NIGP - The Institute for Public Procurement, has developed a series of position papers or standards addressing a variety of key issues in public procurement. 

Global Standards issued to date:  The following are the subjects for the "Global Standards of Public Procurement Practice" that have been adopted to date:
  1. Strategic Planning
  2. Performance Measurement
  3. Performance Management
  4. Performance Metrics
  5. Cooperative Procurement
  6. Transparency
  7. Risk Management
  8. Developing a Procurement Policy Manual
  9. Ethical Procurement
  10. Performance Based Contracting
  11. Sustainable Procurement
  12. Spend Analysis
  13. A Lease-Purchase Decision
  14. Specifications
  15. Developing Evaluation Criteria
  16. Outsourcing
  17. Technology in Public Procurement
  18. Evaluation Process
  19. Supplier Relationship Management 
  20. Qualifications-Based Selection for Architectural and Engineering Services (QBS)
  21. Public-Private Partnerships 
More information:  To read the actual standards developed for each of the above-listed items, click here to visit NIGP's website.  Select "Public Procurement Practices & Principles" on the left side of the page and then click on any of the specific statements you wish to read.
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