Public Procurement: Principles, Categories and Methods
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Public Procurement: Principles, Categories and Methods

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About the Author

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

An International Procurement and Supply Management Consultant with almost 30 years of experience, Jorge A. Lynch T. received a Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Cranfield University and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (FCIPS).

Jorge manages projects, advises government and donor officials, and provides training and capacity building in Public and Project Procurement. Jorge has worked primarily on donor-funded and development projects in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands.

The Founder of The Procurement ClassRoom, Jorge writes the Procurement ClassRoom Series and offers online courses for beginners to intermediate-level procurement practitioners at:

You can connect with Jorge at:

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: The Public Procurement Cycle
    • Introduction
    • The Goal of Public Procurement
    • Actors, Stakeholders and Beneficiaries of Public Procurement
    • Similarities and Differences between Public and Private Sector Procurement
    • Procurement Legal Framework
    • Tender Boards
  • Chapter 2: Basic Principles of Public Procurement
    • Transparency
    • Integrity
    • Economy
    • Openness
    • Fairness
    • Competition
    • Accountability
  • Chapter 3: Public Procurement Categories
  • Chapter 4: Public Procurement Methods
    • Types of Procurement Methods
    • Competitive Procurement Methods
    • Non-Competitive Procurement Methods
  • Glossary of Terms
  • About the Author

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