The PPA conducted trainings to work with the CAIS EOP for contracting authorities

During the summer months (July and August), the Public Procurement Agency (PPA) conducted two new one-day free trainings to work with In the summer months (July and August), the Public Procurement Agency (PPA) conducted two new one-day free trainings to work with The Centralized Electronic Procurement Information System (CAIS EOP). The focus groups of the trainings were representatives of the contracting authorities in the field of Health, the central administration, State Forestry and others.

The active participation of the PPA aims at acquiring as many participants in the procurement process as possible to become familiar with the functionality of the system, which becomes mandatory for use as of November 1, 2019. All participants in the training courses are reminded of the positive effect of early registration with the platform and defining roles within the organization, as well as the ability to prepare templates and documents.

Representatives from more than 100 medical establishments in the country, central administration, as well as over 40 forestry farms participated in the two trainings. A total of 230 public procurement experts have been trained. The completed evaluation form – “Survey of satisfaction of trainees” shows that the average satisfaction of the participants in the trainings was 5.54 with a maximum value of 6.00.

Given the increased interest in the training, the Public Procurement Agency will continue to maintain the established good practice. All interested parties from the contracting process can apply for enrollment in further training to work with the national platform at the official e-mail address – [email protected] When planning follow-up trainings, experts from the Agency will contact stakeholders.

Again, we take the opportunity to remind you that current system information can be found on the Public Procurement Portal, in the sections “CAIS – Frequently Asked Questions” and “CAIS EOP – Current”.