Procurement Training: Basic Orientation on Republic Act 9184
PUBLISHED ON August 11, 2023
On July 5 to 7, 2023, a significant milestone in enhancing the Human Rights Violations Victims’ Memorial Commission’s (HRVVMC) organizational procurement practices was achieved through the successful conduct of the “Procurement Training: Basic Orientation on Republic Act 9184.” This comprehensive training aimed to equip employees with essential knowledge and skills in the realm of public procurement, ensuring strict adherence to the law and fostering an environment of fairness, transparency, and efficiency in the procurement
With the rapidly evolving landscape of procurement regulations, it has become imperative for the Commission to stay well-versed in the intricacies of Republic Act 9184. The training was offered by the Government Procurement Policy Board-Technical Support Office (GPPB-TSO). The first day of the training was facilitated by Ms. Juliana G. Sunga who delved into the fundamental principles, procedures, and guidelines outlined by the law, the preparation of technical specifications, scope of work, and terms of reference. The second and third days were facilitated by Ms. Crispinita A. Valdez whose discussion focused on Procurement Planning, Alternative Methods of Procurement, Standard Bidding Procedures, Preparation of Cost Estimates, and Green Public Procurement.
Throughout the three-day session, participants were immersed in a series of engaging workshops, discussions, and case studies that provided a practical understanding of the law’s application. Topics ranged from the essentials of procurement planning to the intricacies of the bidding process, contract implementation, and post-procurement stages. The interactive nature of the training allowed for the exchange of experiences, challenges, and best practices among participants, enriching the learning journey.
This training marks a significant step forward in the Commission’s collective commitment to upholding the highest standards of governance and professionalism in our procurement endeavors. By equipping its employees with the necessary tools, this training paves the way for increased efficiency, reduced risks, and enhanced collaboration in the procurement process.
This training serves as a cornerstone in the Commission’s journey towards procurement excellence, as it continues to contribute to the achievement of organizational goals with integrity and dedication.