Start Day: Mon 20 May
End Day: Fri 24 May

Module description:

This module focuses on the one side, on available public procurement procedures (negotiations, pre-commercial procurement) and steering mechanisms (best value procurement, value engineering, IPR) to achieve added value for public money in public contracts. The module adopts a legal, psychological and economic perspective.


Lecturer 1

Stephan Corvers

Date May 20  hours: 10.00 -1.00

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Lecturer 2

Ramona  Apostol

Date May 20  hours: 2.00-5.00

         May 23  hours: 2.00-5.00

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Lecturer 3

Paolo Augugliaro

Date May 21,22   hours: 10.00 -1.00 and 2.00 - 5.00

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Negotiation Bibliography

Lecturer 4

Carl Mair

Date May 23 hours: 10.00 -1.00

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Lecturer 5

Andrea Bonaccorsi

Date May 24  hours: 10.00 -1.00 and 2.00 - 5.00

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Prof. Corvers Stephen 

Available Time:  2 hours

Students will be asked to answer 4 – 5 open questions related to a case-study regarding the following topics:
• preparatory phase before the procurement procedure;
• legal negotiation grounds within the EU regime;
• pre-commercial procurement (procurement of R&D services);
• contractual clauses regarding IPR and value engineering.

The students will be allowed to use during the exam any reading materials they consider useful. The responses should be limited to maximum 1 A4 sheet per question.

Department of Economics and Finance
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Via Columbia 2, 00133 Roma

Prof. Gustavo Piga

Executive Director
Prof. Annalisa Castelli

Distance Learning Coordinator
Prof. Andrea Appolloni

Cristina Cerri / Simona Rippo

Phone: +39 06 7259 5942
Fax: +39 06 2020 500

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