Alessandro Ancarani (Coordinator)

Start Day: Mon 30 June

End Day: Fri 04 July



The main goals of the course are:

  • To provide the basic strategic knowledge necessary:
  • To choose when to use negotiation, open or restricted tendering;
  • To chose what type of auction;
  • To understand and optimize the strategic links between various the stages of the procurement process: ex ante preparation, contractor selection, contract management, and ex-post evaluation of a procurement process.
  • To provide the basic strategic knowledge about:

              i) How to choose the awarding criteria (lowest price vs. most economic advantageous tender)

              ii) How to score suppliers at the selection stage when quality matters (goods/services/works);

              iii) How to set the reserve price for a procurement contract;

  • To show the relevance of the strategic tools within the context of international public procurement procedures (e.g. Multilateral Development Banks STDs);
  • To provide empirical evidence and case studies on the practical implementation of the strategic tools discussed in this module


Lecturer 1

Alessandro Ancarani

Date June 30 and July 01: hours 10.00-1.00 and 2.00-5.00

                                 July 02: hours 10.00 -1.00

Lecture Content


Lecturer 2

Andrea Bonaccorsi

Date July 02: hours 2.00-5.00

          July 03: hours 10.00-1.00

Lecture Content


Lecturer 3 

Veljko Sikirica

Date July 03: hours 2.00-5.00

          July 04: hours 10.00 -1.00 and 2.00-5.00

Lecture Content

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

User Login

Remember Password