Basics of Public Procurement

Public procurement is the legal authority that advises, plans, obtains, and evaluates a government’s expenses on goods and services that are used to fulfill any government activities, obligations, and objectives.

The essential elements of the procurement process for public officials are often organized as the stages of the procurement process cycle. This outlines the steps of public procurement spanning from the identification and definition of a needed product or service through the contract or resource retirement stage.

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