The profession of public procurement practitioners is versatile. It reaches achieving the objectives of public procurement to managing the progressive change of market conditions such as globalisation, digitalisation, industry 4.0, the pressure to innovate, the acceleration of product cycles and a necessary higher prioritisation of socio-political and green objectives.

To further support public procurement practitioners, the European Commission has initiated and is funding the second training programme for CPB personnel.

The following topics will be covered by the Public Procurement Excellence Programme 2021: