Public Procurement and Finance Diploma KNEC Notes

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Introduction to the Module Unit

Public Procurement and Finance is a unit offered to diploma students in Supply Chain Management Course to equip them with the right attitudes, knowledge and skills to be able to procure goods and services for the public sector and appreciate how public finance is raised and managed.

General Objectives

By the end of this module unit, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe the organisation structure of public procurement
  • Apply government legislation and policies relating to public procurement
  • Explain ways in which the government raises and spends funds

KNEC Notes by Topic

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Topic 1: Introduction to Public Procurement

1.1. Definition of public procurement

1.2. Scope of public procurement

1.3. Purpose of Public Procurement

1.4. Historical development of legal framework of public procurement in Kenya

1.5. Organisation of public procurement

Topic 2: Bodies Involved in the Regulation of Public Procurement

2.1. Bodies involved in regulation of public procurement

2.2. Functions of the bodies involved in public procurement

Topic 3: Public Procurement Functions

3.1. Types of procurement entities

3.2. Role and responsibilities of procuring entities

3.3. Role of accounting officers in public procurement

3.4. Responsibility of users in the public procurement process

3.5. Responsibility of tender committee

Topic 4: General Procurement Rules

4.1. Meaning of procurement rules

4.2. General procurement rules

4.3. Importance of general procurement rules

Topic 5: Procurement Methods

5.1. Open-tendering methods

5.2. Alternative procurement methods

Topic 6: Application of ICT in Public Procurement

6.1. Importance of ICT in Public Procurement

6.2. E-procurement process

6.3. E-procurement tools

6.4. Distinction between procurement and e-procurement

6.5. Security risks and legal issues in e-procurement

Topic 7: Public Finance

7.1. Meaning of public finance

7.2. Sources of public finance

7.3. Application of public finance

Topic 8: Administration and Control of Public Expenditure

8.1. Meaning of administration and control

8.2. Control of public expenditure by parliament

8.3. Exchequer system of control

8.4. Statutory offices that supervise implantation of public funds

8.5. Budgeting as a tool in control of public finance

Topic 9: Emerging Issues and Trends in Public Procurement

9.1. Emerging issues and trends in public procurement

9.2. Challenges posed by emerging issues and trends in public procurement

9.3. Coping with challenges posed by emerging issues and trends in public procurement

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