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PROFESSIONAL Diploma In Public Procurement (PDPP)
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About the Programm

  • The World Bank has designed Professional Diploma in Public Procurement program for procurement professionals and who are aspiring for a career in Public Procurement to acquire in depth domain knowledge. Examination is also given by World Bank.
  • Indian Institute of Materials Management, an apex institute of professionals for the field of Supply Chain across the nation is a partnering institute to deliver the PDPP program.

Career Objectives

  • PDPP aims to build up a strong foundation in Public Procurement and endeavors procurement practitioners in India to understand the process and best practices in Public Procurement followed in Govt. of India and States.
  • PDPP tries to enable those who are aspiring for a career in public procurement to acquire in-depth knowledge and understanding of the field.

Who can benefit from the course?

  • Procurement Professionals for updating domain knowledge.
  • Non-procurement professionals who are associated with the procurement function.
  • Employees of private sector who bid in Public Procurement.
  • Auditing and compliance professionals.
  • Anyone interested in Public Procurement.

Duration — 6 months
Registration is open throughout the year. Examination can be taken after 6 months of the registration. For fast track candidates, who have completed online learning, the duration of 6 months can be relaxed. la examination is being planned during March/April 2015. Last date of registration for this examination is 31st December 2014. Thereafter examinations will be held during each September and March.

Graduate in any discipline or diploma in Engineering/Pharmacy/Hotel Management/Hospital Management.

Mode & Details of the learning
Modules are to be learnt online and it is to ensure better learning but marks obtained do not count towards total evaluation. One has to pass (online) module by securing 70% + marks (even by multi attempts) in the 20 questions given at the end of a module. One can proceed to the next module only after the previous module is cleared. Reading Material is available online. Hard copies will also be provided to candidates by IIMM.

Issuance of Diploma
Diploma will be issued by IIMM carrying the endorsement of the program being powered by The World Bank.

Delivery of the program
The program is initially being delivered through following IIMM Branches. Bangalore, Pune, Aurangabad, Nasik, Delhi, Nagpur, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Goa, Ahmadabad, KGF, Mumbai, Ranchi, Lucknow, Jamshedpur, Hyderabad, Durgapur, Udaipur, Hubli, Vadodara, Visakhapatnam.Mysore.

Course Curriculum
PDPP has total 8 modules [1 to 6 are mandatory and 2 are optional from 7 toll]

Module No. Name
Mandatory 01 Introduction to Procurement and Public procurement (including Management Concepts and Techniques)
02 Public Procurement Framework in India (including legal aspects of Public Procurement)
03 Categories and Methods of Procurement
04 Public Procurement Operations
05 Contract Management and Closure (including Receipt and Accounting of materials and payment of suppliers' bills)
06 Public Procurement and Good Governance
(Any 2)
07 International Practices in Public procurement
08 Public Procurement of Civil Works
09 Public Procurement of Services
10 Logistics in Public procurement
11 E-Procurement

Assessment Structure
Candidate after having passed the modules & the assignments and having undergone 5 days contact class program conducted by IIMM will be taking examination on the 5th day of the contact class. The evaluation towards award of PDPP is given below.

a) Assignments - Total 4 in number. Three assignments one each from Modules (1 & 2), (3 & 4) and (5 & 6) are to be submitted. Fourth Assignment will be from the 2 opted modules i.e. modules (7-11) 30%
b) Assessment of the level of participation during the entire program including contact classes 10%
c) Online Examination at the end of contact classes taken by the World Bank and coordinated by IIMM (1 Paper of 2 hrs Duration) 60%

Rs 20,000/- per candidate for the full program. It can be reduced to Rs 15000/- if a group of 5 or more registered together.

How to Register

  1. Log on to www.procurementlearning.org
  2. Enter the Tab on Diploma Program.
  3. Enter the Tab - "Click here for Registration" for PDPP Program.
  4. Enter all the fields for registration.
  5. Click on "Create My Account" after filling in all the required information.
  6. After creating an account, a confirmatory mail will be generated automatically to your mail id, you have mentioned in the registration process. Login to your mail id and confirm that your mail id is correct by clicking the link given in the mail.
  7. Now that you have created your account, select the Partner Institute as IIMM from the drop down menu.
  8. Fill in the rest fields and attach the documents.
  9. In last, press "Enroll Me".
  10. The enrolment application for PDPP will be sent to the branch you have chosen. You will then be informed by the branch for submission of fees.
NOTE: - However, Provision for initial batches have also been made to register offline by submitting an application (Format and address Enclosed on the next page) along with bank DD/Cheque in favour of IIMM supported by Highest Qualification certificate.