Course Description: "Legal Aspects of Public Procurement"

Welcome to the "Legal Aspects of Public Procurement" course offered by PPRA's e-learning platform. This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the legal framework governing public procurement processes. Participants will explore key legal principles, regulations, and best practices essential for ensuring compliance and transparency in procurement activities.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of legal compliance in public procurement and its impact on organizational operations.
  • Gain insights into the legal rights, responsibilities, and liabilities of procurement professionals.
  • Learn about relevant legislation, regulations, and case law governing public procurement.
  • Develop skills to navigate legal challenges and mitigate legal risks in procurement processes.
  • Enhance knowledge of contract law, dispute resolution, and ethical considerations in procurement.

Course Modules:

  1. Introduction to Public Procurement Laws and Regulations

    • Overview of legal principles and frameworks governing public procurement.
    • Role of legal compliance in fostering transparency and accountability.
  2. Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Procurement Professionals

    • Understanding the legal duties and obligations of procurement officers and stakeholders.
    • Liability and consequences of non-compliance with procurement laws.
  3. Key Legislation and Regulatory Frameworks

    • Examination of national and international laws and regulations applicable to public procurement.
    • Analysis of specific legal provisions impacting procurement practices.
  4. Contract Law in Procurement

    • Basics of contract formation, interpretation, and performance in the context of procurement.
    • Contractual rights and remedies available to parties in procurement agreements.
  5. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Measures

    • Ethical considerations and anti-corruption measures in public procurement.
    • Compliance with integrity standards and codes of conduct.
  6. Dispute Resolution and Legal Remedies

    • Overview of dispute resolution mechanisms for procurement-related disputes.
    • Procedures for resolving contractual disputes and legal challenges.
  7. Legal Aspects of Bid Evaluation and Award

    • Legal considerations in the evaluation and selection of bids.
    • Ensuring fairness and transparency in bid award processes.
  8. Case Studies and Best Practices

    • Analysis of legal cases and precedents relevant to public procurement.
    • Review of best practices and lessons learned from legal challenges in procurement.

Delivery Method:

This course will be delivered through a series of online modules, interactive presentations, case studies, and assessments accessible via the PPRA e-learning platform. Participants will have opportunities to engage in discussions and simulations to apply legal concepts in procurement scenarios.

Who Should Enroll:

This course is suitable for procurement professionals, legal advisors, government officials, and individuals involved in public procurement activities requiring a solid understanding of legal frameworks. Participants seeking to enhance their legal knowledge and compliance skills in the context of procurement will benefit from this course.


Upon successful completion of the course and assessments, participants will receive a certificate of completion, demonstrating their proficiency in the legal aspects of public procurement.

Join us in exploring the legal landscape of public procurement and acquire the skills necessary to navigate legal complexities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Enroll now to enhance your understanding of the legal framework governing public procurement!