831 Public Procurement

831 Public Procurement

  • Study programme and level: University degree programme Public sector governance 1st Cycle
  • 2nd or 3rd year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Elective
  • Lectures: 20
  • Other forms of study: 70
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Maja Klun, PhD in Iztok Rakar, PhD

 

1. Objectives and competences

Objectives:

  • finds the main points of public procurement,
  • evaluates legal and economic aspects of public procurement,
  • analyses importance of public procurement for efficiency and effectiveness of public finance
  • compares public procurement procedures within EU.
  • Formulates public tender and creates decisions

Comptences

  • To feel confident to critically evaluate problems in the field of public procurement
  • To cooperate with all participants in the process
  • To critically evaluate existing processes of public procurement
  • To use basic economic elements in the public procurement
  • To collect and interpret data for proposals creating, decision making and for critical evaluation of practical issues

2. Content

  • Definition, value and purposes of public procurement in Slovenia and EU
  • Basic principles of public procurement
  • No discrimination rule
  • Defining criteria for evaluating tenders
  • Risk evaluation
  • Legal regulation of public procurement procedures
  • Legal protection in public procurement

3. Readings

  • Zakon o javnem naročanju (uradno prečiščeno besedilo) /ZJN-2-UPB5/ Ur.l. RS, št. 12/2013
  • Zakon o javnem naročanju in Zakon o javnem naročanju na vodnem, energetskem, transportnem področju in področju poštnih storitev z uvodnimi pojasnili dr. Vesne Kranjc. GV založba, Ljubljana (2010) (cca. 120 str.)
  • Zakon o pravnem varstvu v postopkih javnega naročanja z uvodnimi pojasnili. GV založba Ljubljana, 2010 (cca. 50 str.).
  • Thai, K. V. (2009). International handbook of public procurement. CRC Press, Boca Raton. (izbrana poglavja, skupaj 200 od 802 str.)
  • Arrowsmith, Sue (2010). EU PUBLIC PROCUREMENT LAW: AN INTRODUCTION. University of Nothingam, London, str. 44-66 in 298-337

4. Intended learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding:

  • Student is expected to understand definitions, theory, processes, regulation, relations and procedures of public procurement in legal and economic perspective
  • Student is expected to know basics principles of public procurement and legal procedures in the field
  • Student is able to solve open questions in the field of public tenders and public procurement

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • lecture
  • practical work
  • project work
  • (group) presentation
  • case study
  • e-learning
  • study consultation

6. Assessment

  • exam (60 %)
  • real-time tasks and active participation (40 %)