Purpose and main contents of the course – Are there any innovative ways of acquiring goods and services governed by the procurement code? How can we encourage dialogue between the public and private sectors to develop innovation projects and investments? How to get innovative services if you do not know the characteristics of the service you want to acquire? The course provides concrete answers to all these questions through the illustration of contractual instruments and selection procedures of the contractor, reinforced by practical examples of innovative paths already carried out by some local authorities for the development of smart services.
Course objectives – Mayors, councillors, executives and officials of local authorities who want to start up innovative services in their territory but who do not have financial resources and / or specialized skills to develop procurement procedures aimed at acquiring smart city infrastructures and / or services.
Method of provision – The basic course is about 4 hours on average and is provided to a group of no more than 8 people in order to allow personalization of contents. The dates and times are agreed and tendentially the course is delivered at a location indicated by the local authority.
Description of the distinctive elements – This is a tailor-made course, ie calibrated to the specific needs of the participants with a high level of personalization of the contents. Furthermore, the contents of the course are particularly aimed at providing an overview of examples of innovative procurement for the local authority that wants to experience smart city routes and digital agenda.
Presentation of the teacher – Andrea Martino, is Founder and CEO of Martino & Partners and is Professor of Procurement at Italian and International Universities, previously he was CEO and President of SCR Piemonte spa – client company, general manager of ARCA, the central purchases in Lombardy, central director of purchases of Lombardia Informatica, Bain & Company manager.
There may also be the presence of Testimonials, operating in the public sector, which have successfully managed innovative procurement procedures.