Public Procurement

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Public Procurement
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 105358 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: Autumn 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2022.

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Duration One academic year.

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend classroom-based seminars and online webinars. They are supported in their studies by various online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee €4,500 (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable in two instalments.
Entry Requirements IPA Certificate in Public Procurement or equivalent, or five years relevant experience.
Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland
Place On NFQ: Level 8 (Special Purpose Award).

Delivered in association with Greenville Procurement Partners Ltd.
Course Content

Expand+The Programme
The Professional Diploma in Public Procurement is an
advanced programme that equips decision-makers with the skills to design and implement strategic initiatives, thus ensuring they position and resource their procurement activity app...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Programme Content
The Professional Diploma has five modules and a work-based project.

1. Strategic Procurement, Market and Business Strategy:
• Basics of strategic procurement
• Internal and external influences and barriers
• Business re...

Assessment Method Assessment is by a mix of assignments, a work-based project involving a formal project presentation, and two final examinations. The work-based project, a significant part of the programme, will be agreed in conjunction with course coordinators.
Further Enquiries All Correspondence and enquiries should be address to:
Undergraduate Office,
Whitaker School of Government and Management,
Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road,
Dublin 4.

Phone: +353 (01) 240 3600