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									                                 Programme Details
           COMPUTER NETWORKING AND SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION
Learning Outcome         :       Officers who successfully complete the course will have
                                 theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge required
                                 to understand, execute network operations and key           Ministry of Finance & Planning
                                 client/server administration tasks of an organization.

Target Group         :           Senior Officers from the Department of Inland Revenue,     ACADEMY OF FINANCIAL STUDIES
                                 Customs and other relevant departments under the
                                 Ministry of Finance and Planning who are currently
                                 engaged in network and system administration
                                 related activities or intended to engage in such
                                 activities or interested in gaining network and
                                 system administration related knowledge (basic
                                 computer knowledge is required to follow this
                                 programme)
Evaluation Method            :   Group activity and practical test

Course Content           :       Introduction to Internetworking basics
                                 OSI reference model
                                 Structured Caballing
                                                                                            TRAINING PROGRAMME CALENDAR
                                 LAN Technologies
                                 WAN Technologies
                                                                                            October/November/December 2011
                                 TCP/IP - IP Addressing (V4 and V6)
                                 Switching/VLANS and Routing
                                 Introduction to Wireless networking
                                 Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7 client
                                 Networking Configurations
                                 Windows Server 2003 / 2008
                                 Quality of service and network management
                                 Security and hardening
                                 Trouble shooting

Duration                 :       5 Days - 30 hrs
                                 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.                355-3/1, Olcott Mawatha, Colombo - 10
Medium                   :       English                                                    Tel. : 2472335, 2451331 & 2458520 Fax : 2472334/6
Course Fee               :       12,000/- per participant inclusive of Course               E-mail : info@afs.gov.lk   Website: www.afs.gov.lk
                                 Materials, Lunch and Refreshments
Applications             :       One week prior to the date of commencement
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               Academy of Financial Studies                               COMPUTER HARDWARE AND MAINTENANCE
     Training Arm of the Ministry of Finance & Planning
            Training Programme Calendar 2011               Learning Outcome    :           At the end of this programme the participants will
                                                                                           have adequate knowledge on how to Assemble, Install
                                                                                           & Maintain a Personal Computer and day to day
                                                                                           trouble shooting.

Content :                                                  Target Group        :           Senior Officers from the Department of Inland
                                                  Page                                     Revenue, Customs and relevant departments coming
                                                                                           under the Ministry of Finance and Planning, who are
                                                                                           interested in the basic knowledge in personal
1.    Training Calendar for October, 2011          03                                      computer.
2.    Training Calendar for November, 2011         04
3.    Training Calendar for December, 2011         05      Evaluation Method       :       Group Assignment
4.    Special Programmes                           06
                                                           Course Content          :
5.    Programme Details                          07 - 15
                                                                                           Introduction to Computer Hardware and its
6.    Registration Form                            16                                      components
7.    Programme Details                          17 - 31                                   Assembling a Computer
8.    AFS Current Location                         32                                      Software Installation
                                                                                           Printer Maintenance
                                                                                           Computer Networks
                                                                                           Troubleshooting
                                                                                           Virus guards and other virus issues

                                                           Duration                :       5 Days - 30 hours
                                                                                           9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.

                                                           Medium                  :       English

                                                           Course Fee              :        Rs. 12,000/- per participant inclusive of Course
                                                                                            Materials, Lunch and Refreshments

                                                           Applications                :   One week prior to the date of commencement




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                                                                                                  Training Calendar for October, 2011
                    Programme Details                                           Course I.D. No.                    Title                  Fee Rs.       Date of
                            MS Access                                                                                                                Commencement
                                                                                AFS111001          DIPPCA –Module on Procurement          20,000/-     On going
                                                                                                   Policy and Planning (Week Day -                    programme
Learning Outcome    :   The objective of this programme is to train the
                                                                                                   Monday)
                        participants to use database management systems in
                                                                                AFS111002          Government Payroll Management          10,000/-    03/10/2011
                        collection, storing and analysis of information.                                               rd    th
                                                                                                   System (October 03 to 08 )
Target Group        :   Those interested - specially those who are engaged in   AFS111003          Computer Hardware and                  12,000/-    04/10/2011
                                                                                                                       th    th
                        data related duties i.e. data collection, storing &                        Maintenance (Oct. 04 to 08 )
                        analyzing.
                                                                                AFS111004          High Level Programme on                10,000/-   To be decided
                        Should have the Basic Computer Knowledge.                                  Management Information System
                                                                                                   (1/2 days per week (30 hours)

Course Content      :   Describe Databases and Microsoft Access as a RDBMS      AFS111005          Diploma in Communicational Skills in   25,000/-    04/10/2011
                        Designing databases                                                        English
                                                                                AFS111006          Advanced Office Automation using       12,000/-    10/10/2011
                                Tables                                                            Information Technology
                                Forms
                                                                                                               th    th
                                                                                                   (October 10 to 14 )

                                Queries                                        AFS111007          Two Day Awareness Programme on         7,000/-     13/10/2011
                                Reports
                                                                                                   Public Procurement Management
                                                                                                           th  th
                                                                                                   (Oct. 13 &14 )
                                Macros
                                                                                                                           th   st
                                                                                AFS111008          MS Access (October 17 to 21 )          10,000/-    17/10/2011
                                Modules
                                                                                AFS111009          Computer Hardware and                  12,000/-    17/10/2011
                        Switch board & Database Security                                                               th    st
                                                                                                   Maintenance (Oct. 17 to 21 )
                        Case Study on office Related Database                   AFS111010          Fixed Asset Management                 7,000/-     17/10/2011
                                                                                                           th    th
                                                                                                   (Oct. 17 to 19 )

Evaluation Method   :   Group activity & Practical test                         AFS111011          Office Automation using Information    10,000/-    24/10/2011
                                                                                                                      th      th
                                                                                                   Technology (Oct. 24 to 28 )

Duration            :   05 days – 30 hours                                      AFS111012          Computerized Integrated Govt.          10,000/-    24/10/2011
                        9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.                          Accounting System (CIGAS)
                                                                                                           th    th
                                                                                                   (Oct. 24 to 29 )
Medium              :   English
                                                                                AFS111013          Computer Networking and System         12,000/-    25/10/2011
                                                                                                                           th    th
Course Fee          :   Rs.10,000/- per participant inclusive of Course                            Administration ( Oct. 25 to 29 )
                        Materials, Lunch and Refreshments
                                                                                AFS111014          DIPPCA –Module on Procurement          20,000/-     On going
                                                                                                   Policy and Planning [Weekend]                      programme
Applications        :   One week prior to the date of commencement
                                                                                AFS111015          One Day Awareness Programme on          4,000/-    28/10/2011
                                                                                                   Public Procurement Management

                                                                                AFS111016          DIPPCA- Module 02 -Pre qualification   20,000/-    31/10/2011
                                                                                                   & Bidding Documents (Consecutive
                                                                                                   10 Mondays from 8.45 a.m to 4.15
                                                                                                   p.m.)
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              Training Calendar for November, 2011
                                                                                                    Advanced Office Automation Using Information Technology
Course I.D. No.                    Title                    Fee Rs.      Date of
                                                                      Commencement
                                                                                     Title
                                                                                             Learning Outcome     : Officers who successfully complete this course will be
                                                                                                                 Fee R
                                                                                                                      able to use personal computers effectively in their
AFS111101         DIPPCA- Module 02 -Pre qualification &   20,000/-     On going                                      routine office work.
                  Bidding Documents (Week Day)                         programme
                                                                                                                      This programme will introduce the facilities available
AFS111102         DIPPCA –Module on Procurement            20,000/-     On going
                                                                                                                      in the Computer - Especially in the Operating System,
                  Policy and Planning [Weekend]                        programme
                                                                                                                      Microsoft Office Packages and Internet and E-mail at
AFS111103         Government Payroll Management            10,000/-    31/10/2011                                     an advanced level.
                                st    th
                  System (Oct.31 to 05 Nov. )
AFS111104         Skills Development for Effective         10,000/-    31/11/2011            Target Group         : Officers from the Department of Inland Revenue,
                                           st      th
                  Internal Auditing (Oct.31 to 04 Nov.)                                                               Customs and relevant departments coming under the
AFS111105         Advanced Office Automation using         12,000/-    07/11/2011                                     Ministry of Finance and Planning.
                  Information Technology
                          th     th
                  (Nov. 07 to 11 .)
                                                                                             Course Content       : Introduction to Internet & getting connected to the
                                                                                                                      Internet
AFS111106         Computer Networking and System           12,000/-    08/11/2011
                                         th  th                                                                       World Wide Web
                  Administration (Nov. 08 12 )
AFS111107         Computerized Integrated Govt.            12,000/-    09/11/2011                                     E-mail ( Outlook )
                  Accounting System (CIGAS) ( Advanced)                                                               Advance features of System Software
                         th    th
                  (Nov. 9 to 12 )
                                    th     th                                                                         (Windows Vista )
AFS111108         MS Access (Nov. 14 to 18 )               10,000/-    14/11/2011
                                                                                                                      Advance features of Application Software
AFS111109         Fixed Asset Management                   7,000/-     14/11/2011
                                                                                                                      (Office 2007 / 2010 )
                          th    th
                  (Nov.14 to 16 )                                                                                        Microsoft Word to create letters & documents effectively
AFS111110         Two Day Awareness Programme on           7,000/-     17/11/2011                                        Microsoft Excel for Solving Accounting Problems
                  Public Procurement Management
                           th   th
                  (Nov. 17 & 18 )
                                                                                                                       Microsoft PowerPoint       for   effective   Audio   Visual
                                                                                                                      Presentations
AFS111111         Computer Hardware and Maintenance        12,000/-    21/11/2011
                           st   th
                  (Nov. 21 to 25 )                                                                                       Microsoft Access for Databases creation

AFS111112         Deficit Financing Mechanisms, Public     2,000/-     24/11/2011                                     Synchronizing Tools
                  Debt and Debt Management Strategy                                                                   Introduction to Computer Networking

AFS111113         One Day Awareness Programme on           4,000/-     25/11/2011            Evaluation Method    :   Module wise practical test
                  Public Procurement Management
                                                                                             Duration             :   05 days – 30 hours
AFS111114         Computerized Integrated Govt.            10,000/-    28/11/2011                                     9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m
                  Accounting System (CIGAS)
                                                                                                                      English
                          th     rd
                  (Nov. 28 to 03 Dec.)                                                       Medium               :
AFS111115         Office Automation using Information      10,000/-    28/11/2011            Course Fee           :   Rs.12,000 /- per participant inclusive of Course Materials,
                                     th     nd
                  Technology (Nov.28 to 02 Dec.)                                                                      Lunch and Refreshments

                                                                                             Applications         :   One week prior to the date of commencement
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                                                                                                             Training Calendar for December, 2011
                 Office Automation Using Information Technology

                                                                                           Course I.D. No.                     Title                    Fee Rs.       Date of
Learning Outcome       :   Officers who successfully complete this course will be able                                                                             Commencement
                           to use personal computers effectively in their routine office
                           work.                                                           AFS111201         Growth Accounting and Real Sector          4,000/-     02/12/2011
                                                                                                                                    st     th
                                                                                                             Forecasting (December 1 & 08 )
                           This programme will introduce the facilities available in the
                           Computer - Specially in the Operating System, Microsoft
                                                                                           AFS111202         Government Payroll Management System       10,000/-    05/12/2011
                           Office Packages and Internet and E-mail.                                                     th     th
                                                                                                             (December 5 to 10 )

Target Group           :    Officers from the Department of Inland Revenue, Customs
                                                                                           AFS111203         Advanced Office Automation using           12,000/-    12/12/2011
                            and relevant departments coming under the Ministry of
                                                                                                             Information Technology
                            Finance and Planning.                                                                    th    th
                                                                                                             (Dec. 12 to 16 )

Course Content         :    Use and importance of IT in office environment
                                                                                           AFS111204         Fixed Asset Management                     7,000/-     12/12/2011
                                                                                                                     th    th
                           System Software -Operating System and its Features                                (Dec. 12 to 14 )
                           o     Windows Vista
                                                                                           AFS111205         Computer Networking and System             12,000/-    13/12/2011
                           Application Software ( Office 2007 )                                              Administration
                                                                                                                     th  th
                           o     Word Processing - Microsoft Word                                            (Dec. 13 17 )
                           o     Electronic Spreadsheets - Microsoft Excel
                           o     Audio Visual Presentation - Microsoft PowerPoint          AFS111206         Two Day Awareness Programme on Public      7,000/-     15/12/2011
                           o     Database - Microsoft Access                                                 Procurement Management
                                                                                                                     th   th
                           Introduction to Internet                                                          (Dec. 15 & 16 )

Evaluation Method      :   Module wise practical test                                      AFS111207          Computerized Integrated Govt.             10,000/-    19/12/2011
                                                                                                             Accounting System (CIGAS)
Duration               :   05 days – 30 hours                                                                        th    th
                                                                                                             (Dec. 19 to 24 )
                           9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.
                                                                                           AFS111208         Computer Hardware and Maintenance          12,000/-    19/12/2011
Medium                 :   English                                                                                    th    rd
                                                                                                             ( Dec. 19 to 23 )
Course Fee             :   Rs. 10,000/- per participant inclusive of Course Materials,                                        th       rd
                           Lunch and Refreshments                                          AFS111209         MS Access (Dec.19 to 23 )                  10,000/-    19/12/2011

Applications           :   One week prior to the date of commencement
                                                                                           AFS111210         Office Automation using Information        10,000/-    26/12/2011
                                                                                                             Technology
                                                                                                                     th   th
                                                                                                             (Dec.26 to 30 )




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                                 Programme Details
                                                                                              COMPUTERISED INTEGRATED GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS (CIGAS)
                              SPECIAL PROGRAMMES
                                                                                             Learning Outcome      :    At the end of the programme the participants will have
                                                                                                                        a clear understanding of the package in recording,
                                                                                                                        analyzing and summarizing the financial transactions
1. Five days Advanced Training programme on Public Procurement and Contract
                                                                                                                        carried out during the budget implementation using
   Administration for the Audit Superintendents of Auditor General’s Department
                                                                                                                        budget classifications.
2. Five days Advanced Training programme on Public Procurement and Contract
   Administration for the Audit Examiners of Auditor General’s Department                                               Middle level accountants and the support staff
                                                                                             Target Group          :
                                                                                                                        involved in accounting for financial transactions in
3. Diploma in Public procurement and Contract Administration in 05 modules conducted on                                 the Ministries and Departments.
   50 consecutives Mondays (300 hrs) from 8.45 a.m to 4.15 p.m (Course Details is attached
   in page No.7-12 )                                                                                                     Introduction to CIGAS package
                                                                                             Course Content        :
4. Diploma in Public procurement & Contract Administration in 05 modules conducted on                                    Budget classification of Revenue and Expenditure
   50 commencing Saturdays (300 hrs) from 8.45 a.m to 4.15 p.m (Course Details is                                        Transactions and Commitments
   attached in page No.7-12 )
                                                                                                                         Cash Book and other Ledgers
5. Motivation Picnic, Moral Boosting and Attitude Training programme conducted by
                                                                                                                         Bank Reconciliations
   Dr. Kuma Iddamallena for the officers of the Department of Inland Revenue.
                                                                                                                         Month end Balancing
6. Motivation Picnic, Moral Boosting and Attitude Training programme conducted by
   Dr. Kuma Iddamallena for the officers of the Department of Census & Statistics                                        Monthly Summaries of Accounts


                                                                                             Duration              :    06 days – 36 hours
Following Programmes were conducted on Special Requests made                                                            9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.
                   by the respective Offices
                                                                                             Medium                :    English

                                                                                             Course Fee            :    Rs.10,000/- per participant inclusive of Course
 1. One day Awareness programme on Public Procurement Procedure Programme for 48
                                                                                                                        Materials, Lunch and Refreshments
    Junior Level Officers of the Department of Census & Statistics on 28th June 2011.

                                                                                             Applications          :    One week prior to the date of commencement
 2. Two day Awareness programme on Public Procurement Procedure for41 Junior Level
    Officers of the Department of Census & Statistics on 04th & 05th 2011.

 3. Disciplinary Management in Government Institutions Programme for 25 officers of the
    Department of Forest Conservation from 03rd to 05th August 2011.

 4. Motivation Picnic, Moral Boosting and Attitude Training programme by Dr. Kuma
    Iddamallena on 06th August 2011 for senior staff of Sri Lanka Customs.

Programmes of this nature could be arranged to cater to the special needs of the
Public Sector Institution for more details Please contact Registrar on 2451331
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                 GOVERNMENT PAYROLL MANAGEMENT SYSYEMS
                                                                                                   DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACT
                           At the end of the programme the participants will be able
                                                                                                             ADMINISTRATION (DIPPCA)
Learning Outcome      :                                                                  (1) Introduction:
                           to use the package for the preparation of salaries and
                           other related documentation.
                                                                                             The Government has given highest priority to accelerate economic development in the
                           Middle level accountants and the support staff involved in        context of a well integrated development strategy to ensure that the benefits of growth
Target Group          :                                                                      will be regionally balanced and accrue to all segments of the population. Procurements of
                           the preparation of salaries and other related documents.
                                                                                             goods, works and services which are vital inputs for public sector investments play a
                           Introduction of Ms Dos                                            critical role in this effort. It involves large amount of funds and is very fundamental for
Course Content        :                                                                      National Development. Promoting the application of high degree of professionalism in
                           Creation of Master Files                                          Public Procurement Management is therefore one of the key responsibilities of the
                                                                                             Ministry of Finance and Planning. The Academy of Financial Studies (AFS) being the
                           Creation of Variable /Static/Loan/Remittance Data Files
                                                                                             training arm of the Ministry of Finance and Planning, having clearly identified this need,
                           Updating & Installing GPS Modified Version                        has decided to include three key training modules on Public Procurement Management in
                                                                                             its training calendar for the benefit of those who would be involved in the Public
                           Modification of existing data                                     Procurement Process.
                           Preparation of Pay-sheet and Pay-slips                            In view of the heavy demand for a diploma level programme, AFS has decided to offer a
                                                                                             high level course on Diploma in Public Procurement and Contract Administration
                           Preparation of monthly reports                                    combining and making further improvements to the different training modules on
                           Back - up System Security & Error handling                        Procurement.

                           W & OP / EPF / ETF Deductions                                 (2) Primary Objectives:
                           Case Study
                                                                                             The primary objectives of the diploma Programme is to impart comprehensive knowledge
                                                                                             and improve skills in all aspects of the Public Procurement process and thereby helping to
Duration              :    06 days – 36 hours
                                                                                             develop expertise in the area and promote availability of accredited procurement
                           9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.
                                                                                             specialists to handle large public procurements effectively.
Medium                :    English
                                                                                         (3) Details of the Course Modules:
Course Fee            :    Rs.10,000 /- per participant inclusive of Course Materials,
                           Lunch and Refreshments.                                             Module                              Module Name                              Lecture    No.
                                                                                                No.                                                                          Hours      of
Applications          :    One week prior to the date of commencement
                                                                                                                                                                                      Credit
                                                                                                                                                                     s
                                                                                                  1          Procurement Policy and Planning                                 60        02
                                                                                                  2          Pre-qualifications and Bidding Documents                        60        02
                                                                                                  3          Bid Evaluation and Award of Contracts                           60        02
                                                                                                  4          Contract Administration                                         60        02
                                                                                                  5          Selection of Consultants and Value for Money in Procurements    60        02
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(4) Target Group:
                                                                                              COMPUTERISED INTEGRATED GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS (CIGAS) (ADVANCED)
       Middle and Senior Level Officers involved in the Procurement related matters.
                                                                                                 Learning Outcome       :    At the end of the programme the participants will have
(5)    Medium:                                                                                                               an in depth knowledge on technical detail and develop
                                                                                                                             skills to use the advanced features of the package
   The medium of lectures, examinations, instructions, assignments, presentations and
    all related activities will be in English.
(6) Methodology
                                                                                                 Target Group           :    Accountants in the Ministries and Departments,
       Lectures                                                                                                              District & Divisional Secretariat.
       Group Exercises
       Assignments and Presentations                                                             Course Content         :        Access CIGAS data through excel and prepare
       Case Studies                                                                                                               additional reports

(7) Duration:
                                                                                                                                 Transactions and Commitments
                                                                                                                                 Correction of errors
    Duration of each module would be 10 days (60 hours) two days per week. Lectures
                                                                                                                                 Repairing damaged files
    will be conducted at the AFS on Mondays and Tuesdays from 09.00 a.m. to 4.30
    p.m.                                                                                                                         Printing CIGAS data with printers on USB ports
(8) Credit Requirements and Assessment:                                                                                          Working with laser printers

    Successful completion of each module will have two credits. Participants should get
                                                                                                                                 Cash Book and other Ledgers
     in all 10 credits to be eligible for the award of Diploma in Public Procurement and                                         Preparation of Head office & sub office Budgets
     Contract Administration (DIPPCA). Also the participants will be issued with a
     Certificate on successful completion of each module. Assessments will be made on
                                                                                                                                 Moving bank Reconciliation to another computer
                                                                                                                                  for internal control
     the basis of Attendance (10%), Assignments and Presentations (40%) and
     Examinations (50%).                                                                                                         Recovering data when password lost
    Examinations will be conducted at the end of each module. One repeat examination
                                                                                                                                 Monthly Summaries of Accounts
     will be conducted for each module normally within 4 weeks after issuance of final
     examination results. (A participant is allowed to sit only one repeat examination).                                         Reading from automatic backups
     In order to get a “GENERAL PASS”, at least 50 marks in the respective module                                                Payroll CIGAS Integration
     should be obtained. Participants who get overall average of 70 marks with a
     minimum of 60 percent in each module would be eligible for a “MERIT PASS”.                  Duration               :    04 days – 24 hours
    Participants will be allowed to obtain total credit requirements within two                                              9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.
     consecutive years including any repeat examinations.
                                                                                                 Medium                 :    English /Sinhala
(9) Final Decision on the Award of Diploma / Certificate:
                                                                                                 Course Fee             :    Rs.12,000/- per participant inclusive of Course
    The decision of the AFS shall be final in all matters pertaining to the issuance of
                                                                                                                             Materials, Lunch and Refreshments
     Certificate / Diploma.
(10) Course Fees:
                                                                                                 Applications           :    One week prior to the date of commencement
      The course fee payable per Module is Rs. 20,000/= per participant inclusive of Course
       Materials, Lunch and Refreshments.


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                                                                                                                         Content of the Course Module
         HIGH LEVEL PROGRAMME ON MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM                                                          Procurement Policy and Planning

     Learning Outcome    : Successful completion of this programme helps the participants     Learning outcome
                           to understand how to improve organizational performance by
                           exploring information related issues, and examines solutions to    At the end of this module, participants would be able to;
                           reduce problems. This programme takes a management                          Understand the Government Policy on procurements and the Regulatory
                           approach, highlighting the issues faced by the end users and                 Framework Governing Public Procurements
                           managers in identifying, capturing and systematizing information            Familiarize the Procurement Guidelines and the Manual
                           in order to improve organizational performance. Modern                      Understand the reform initiatives and the Current Developments in Public
                           information technologies are transforming the delivery of goods
                                                                                                        Procurements
                           and services, but managers face organizational and strategic
                           issues as they decide how to respond to these opportunities.                Prepare Procurement Plans and Action Plans
                           Information and technology are becoming increasingly important              Choose Appropriate Procurement Methods
                           as organizations seek to improve their performance. Applying                Choose Appropriate Type of Contract
                           information and technology can offer new ways to do business,               Use IT for Procurement Planning and Monitoring
                           increase the efficiency of business processes, reduce costs, and
                           provide measures used to enhance performance. By following
                           this course participants will benefit from the features such as    Contents
                           focus on managing information, rather than managing
                           technology.                                                                  Introduction to Public Procurements
:    Target Group        : Senior and Middle Level Officers involved in taking decisions                Government Policy on Procurements
                           relating to acquisition and use of management information                    Salient Features of the Government Procurement Guidelines and the Manual
                           system.                                                                      Salient Features of the Procurement Guidelines of the WB, ADB and JABIC
                                                                                                        Government Procurement Guidelines and the Manual
     Course Content      : Information Systems in Present Day Organizations
                             Strategic use of Information systems in Organizations                      Role and Responsibilities of Procurement Entities, Procurement Committees and
                             Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management in                           Procurement Evaluation Committees
    Organizations                                                                                       Strategic Procurement Planning
                             Information systems for Decision Making Enhancement                        Listing contracts, Choice of Procurement Methods and Assess lead time for each
                             Information Systems for Operational Excellence and                          contract
                             Customer Intimacy in Organizations
                                                                                                        Preparation of Action Plans
                             E-Business and Collaboration
                             Digital Markets, Goods and Commerce                                        Procurement Preparedness Activities
                             Foundations of Business Intelligence: Databases and                        Preparation of Procurement Plans
                             Information Management                                                     Preparation of Bid packaging and Slicing
                             Building Appropriate Information Systems Architecture for                  Procurement Methods
                              Organizations
                                                                                                        Baseline Indicators and Compliance Performance Indicators
                             Securing Information Systems
                             Managing Information systems Projects and Acquisition                      Procurement Monitoring and Performance
                             Ethical and Social Impact of Information Systems                           Computer Application for Procurement Monitoring

     Duration            : 10 Days - 30 hrs (1/2 day per week on Wednesdays)
                             1.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 1.00 p.m.

     Medium              :   English

     Course Fee          :   10,000/- per participant inclusive of Course
                             Materials and Refreshments
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                                                                                                                       Programme Details
                                                                                                            Diploma in Communicational Skills in English
                           Content of the Course Module
                       Prequalification and Bidding Documents                                Learning Outcome      :   The objective of the programme Diploma in
                                                                                                                       Communicational Skills in English is to offer a
                                                                                                                       comprehensive training programme in English. At the
                                                                                                                       end of the Diploma in English, participants will be able
Learning outcome
                                                                                                                       to renew their knowledge in modern business writing
                                                                                                                       and professional writing skills required in both Public
At the end of this module, participants would be able to;
                                                                                                                       and Private sectors. Moreover, the trainees will be able
         Understand the need for prequalification and the prequalification process
                                                                                                                       to enhance their presentation skills which vital for the
         Choose appropriate prequalification criteria                                                                 efficiency and productivity at work.
         Prepare prequalification documents
         Prepare prequalification evaluation reports                                        Target Group          :   Associate officers, Management Assistants & allied
                                                                                                                       grade officers.
         Understand the importance of Bidding Documents
         Prepare Bidding Documents
         Use Standard Bidding Documents
                                                                                             Course Content        :
                                                                                                                           Introduction to Tenses in English Language.
                                                                                                                           Business writing ( Official Letters, Memos, Emails,
                                                                                                                            official Reports)
Contents
                                                                                                                           Academic Writing ( Essays, Academic Reports)
          Need for Prequalification                                                                                       Reading skill      for   language   &    vocabulary
          Prequalification Process                                                                                         development
          Prequalification Documents                                                                                      Effective Presentation Skills
          Preparation of Prequalification documents
                                                                                                                           Advanced Grammar
          Preparation of Prequalification reports
          Importance of bidding documents for works, goods and other services.                                            Explain my viewpoint on a topical issue and deal
                                                                                                                            with interjection as well
          Use of Standard Bidding Documents
          Preparation of Bidding Documents for Goods, Works and other Services                                            Interview Skills
          Issuing of Bidding Documents and Pre- bid conference                                                            TOEFL & IELTS listening skills
          Instructions to Bidders, Conditions of Contracts and Standard Formats,                                          Proposing vote of thank and public speaking skills
           Specifications, Drawings and BOQs, Schedule of Requirements, Price Schedules
          Bidding Documents for Special Procurements such as IT, Supply and Installation,
                                                                                                                           Translation Methods

           Design and Built, Turn-key                                                                                      Impromptu Speeches on current topics
                                                                                                                           Other learning sessions with group work, role play
                                                                                                                            and class room presentations

                                                                                             Duration              :       6 Months – 200 lecture Hours (2days per week –
                                                                                                                           Either the morning sessions 9.00 am to 12. 00 pm or
                                                                                                                           Afternoon sessions 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm)

                                                                                                                   :       The Diploma Course will be conducted entirely in
                                                                                             Medium                        English

                                                                                             Course Fee            :       Rs 25,000.00 /- per participant inclusive of Course
                                                                                                                           Materials and Refreshments
                                                                                             Applications Before   :       One week prior to the date of commencement
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                 Growth Accounting and Real Sector Forecasting                                                     Content of the Course Module
                                                                                                               Bid Evaluation and Award of Contract
Learning Outcome      :            Growth accounting which is an important part of          Learning outcome
                                   macroeconomic analysis will be presented in the
                                   context of practical economic accounting                 At the end of this module participants would be able to;
                                   frameworks with less theory for the benefit of                    Understand different evaluation methods
                                   statistical information compilers, researchers,
                                                                                                     Carry out public opening of bids
                                   performance reviewers and economic analysts
                                   involved in different areas in the Ministry of Finance            Examine bids and identify errors, omissions and deviations
                                   and Planning, including Census and Statistics,                    Select substantially responsive bids for more details evaluation
                                   National Planning, Fiscal Policy, National Budget and             Evaluate and Compare Bids for Goods, Works and Related Services
                                   Trade and Investments and Resource mobilization.                  Post Evaluation Verifications
                                   This program expects to enhance the analytical
                                                                                                     Write Evaluation Reports
                                   knowledge of those officers in this subject area and
                                   improve the quality of review and analytical work                 Award of Contracts
                                   related to in this important aspect of
                                   macroeconomic analysis.
                                                                                            Contents

                                                                                                      Procedures for public bid opening
Target Group          :        Targeted for junior, middle and senior officers in the                 Preliminary examination of bids
                               Treasury Departments & Department of Census &                          Major and Minor deviations, Loading for deviations
                               Statistics
                                                                                                      Evaluation of bids for goods, commodities, equipment, industrial plant
Course Content        :             Macro-economic Framework and Sector links                        Evaluation of price and commercial factors- payment, delivery, etc.
                                    Growth Accounting Frameworks                                     Evaluation of technical features- efficiency, capacity, maintenance, etc.
                                                                                                
                                    Sources of Economic Growth
                                                                                                       Evaluation and comparison on life cycle cost
                                                                                                      Evaluation and comparison of bids for goods, works and other services
                                    Information Sources and their Use                                Evaluation of Information Systems
                                    Measurement s of Productivity in Sri Lanka, other                Post qualification verifications
                                     cases and Issues                                                 Writing of Evaluation Reports
                                    Links for Identification of Economic Policy Effects              Evaluation of Private Infrastructure
                                     on Growth                                                        Issues and Problems in bid evaluation
                                    Approaches to Real Sector Economic Forecasting                   Award of Contract
                                     and Forecasting in Practice

Duration              :        2 Days - 8 Hours
                               2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Medium                :        English

Course Fee            :        Rs 4,000.00 /- per participant inclusive of Course
                               Materials and Refreshments

Applications Before   :        One week prior to the date of commencement

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                            Content of the Course Module                                                                     Programme Details
                              Contract Administration
Learning outcome                                                                                     Deficit Financing Mechanisms, Public Debt and Debt Management Strategy
At the end of this module participants would be able to;
      Prepare Contract Administration Plan
     Administer contracts on Works, Goods and other Services
                                                                                                  Learning Outcome       :   This short-term analytical training lecture/seminar
     Understand Letter of Credit and other Payment Mechanisms, Documents and
                                                                                                                             which is targeted for junior, middle and senior
       Procedures
                                                                                                                             officers involved in the Treasury Departments,
     Follow Disbursement Procedures in externally funded projects                                                           particularly those in fiscal policy, budget, external
     Follow dispute Resolution Procedure under Externally funded Operations.                                                resources, national planning, treasury operations,
                                                                                                                             state accounts will enhance          awareness and
Content
       Scope and Functions of Contract Administration in Works, goods and consultant                                        understanding on the modes and instruments of
        contracts                                                                                                            deficit financing, their effects on public debt and
                                                                                                                             trends and outlook, other major factors influencing
       Securities for Performance, advance payment, guaranteed efficiencies, outputs etc.
                                                                                                                             debt indicators, debt sustainability assessment and
       Obligation of the parties to the contract principles in sharing of risk / merits
                                                                                                                             debt management strategies.
       Meaning of shipping and trade terms – INCOTERMS
       Quality Control
             o Works – Inspection and measurement during construction by departmental             Target Group           :    Junior, middle and senior officers involved in the
                  staff/external consultants, inspection by senior officials e.g. executive and                               related functions/ activities in the ministry of Finance
                                                                                                                              & Planning
                  superintending engineers
             o Goods – Pre shipment agencies, inspection procedure, inspection and
                                                                                                  Course Content         :       Evolution of Debt and Debt Profile
                  testing after arrival prior to taking delivery                                                                 Debt Management Strategies
             o Consultants – peer reviews, periodic progress meetings
       Time Control
                                                                                                                                 Official Development Assistance

             o Extensions to contract period – delivery, completion time                                                         Medium-term Debt and Debt Service Forecasting
             o Concept of penalties and liquidated damages                                                                       Interest Rates and Exchange Rates Sensitivities of
             o Force Majeure, excepted risks                                                                                      Debt
       Cost Control during Contract Implementation                                                                              Debt Sustainability Indicators and Assessments
             o Variations in works contracts
             o Fixed and Variable prices – Price adjustment procedures
                                                                                                                                 Government short-term Cash flows and its
                                                                                                                                  Management
       Payment mechanisms and documents
             o Opening Letters of Credit                                                                                         Transmission Mechanism of the Impact of
                                                                                                                                  Exogenous Shocks to Public Debt
             o Different types of LCs - irrevocable, confirmed, divisible etc
             o Opening LC with guarantee from World Bank.                                                                     1 Day - 4 1/2 Hours
                                                                                                  Duration               :
             o Disbursement Procedure under Different Aid Categories and Funding                                              2.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
                  Agencies
       Claims and Disputes                                                                       Medium                 :    English
             o Avoidance of disputes
             o Dispute Resolution Boards in works contracts                                       Course Fee             :    Rs 2,000.00 /- per participant inclusive of Course
                                                                                                                              Materials and Refreshments
             o Conciliation and Commercial Arbitration
             o litigation                                                                         Applications Before    :    One week prior to the date of commencement
       Reporting during Project Implementation
       Termination Process for default, for owners convenience
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                                                                                                                      Content of the Course Module
               Skills Development for Effective Internal Auditing
                                                                                                  Selection of Consultants and Value for Money on Procurements

Learning Outcome            :     This programme helps participants to carry out              Learning outcome
                                  Internal Audit Functions effectively in the public sector
                                  Environment.                                                At the end of the module, participants would be able to;
                                                                                                  Apply provisions in Government Consultancy Guileless on selection and employment
Target Group                :     Internal Audit Departments / Divisions in the public
                                                                                                   of consultants
                                  sector organization such as Ministries, Departments,            Prepare Expressions of Interest (EOI), and Short List of Consultants
                                  Provincial Councils, Local Authorities and state owned          Prepare Terms of Reference (TORs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs)
                                  Enterprise.                                                     Choose appropriate type of consulting contract
                                                                                                  Choose evaluation criteria and evaluate proposals
Course Content              :             Scope and Objective of Internal Auditing               Conduct negotiations
                                                                                              
                                          Current Development and emerging
                                                                                              
                                                                                                   Prepare Evaluation Reports
                                                                                                   Supervise and monitor consultants’ activities
                                           Requirements
                                                                                                  Understand Value for Money Concept
                                          Duties , Functions and Qualities of Internal           Apply value for money concept to Public Procurements
                                           Auditors                                               Understand value for money Auditing in Public Procurements
                                          Understanding Internal Audit Standards, Code of
                                                                                              Contents
                                           Ethics and other best practices.
                                          Audit Planning programming                             Procedures for hiring of Consultants under different sources of financing and their
                                                                                                   review procedures
                                          Risk based Auditing                                    Preparation of Cost Estimates for Consultancy Services
                                          Internal Control Systems, Documentation and            Preparation of invitation for Expression of Interest (EOI), Short-listing of Consultants
                                           evaluations                                            Different Methods for selection of Consultants and their choice
                                                                                                  Preparation of Terms of References (TORs)
                                          Audit Techniques                                       Different Types of Consultancy Contracts and their choices
                                          Audit Procedure in personal emoluments,                Preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and use of standard requests for
                                           Procurements & Establishment Matters etc.               proposals (RFPs)
                                                                                              
                                          Value for Money Audit
                                                                                              
                                                                                                   Preparation of Evaluation Criteria and methodology
                                                                                                   Opening of proposals and evaluation of technical and price proposals
                                          Preparation of Audit Reports                           Negotiations and Award of Consultancy Contract
                                  5 Days - 30 Hours                                               Professional liability and other important provisions in consultancy contracts
Duration                    :
                                                                                                  Contract supervision and monitoring
                                  9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.
                                                                                                  Concept of value for money and its application to Public Procurements and Value for
                                                                                                   Money Auditing in Public Procurements
Medium                      :     English

Course Fee                  :     Rs.10,000/- per participant inclusive of Course
                                  Materials, Lunch and Refreshments

Applications                :     One week prior to the date of commencement




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                                  Resource Persons
                                                                                           TWO DAYS AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT
1.   V Kanagasabapathy
     MPA (Harvard), FCA, FPFA, FCMA, FMAAT
     Senior Financial Consultant                                                                                      At the end of the programme, the participants will
     Academy of Financial Studies
                                                                                           Learning Outcome      :
                                                                                                                      have a general awareness and clear understanding
     Ministry of Finance and Planning                                                                                 on Government Policy on Procurements, Regulatory
                                                                                                                      Framework, Ethics, Salient Features of Procurement
2.   P M Pius Fernando                                                                                                Guidelines and the Manual, Procurement Process
     M.Sc. Information Technology (U.K.), F.P.F.A., D.P.F.M                                                           under the Government Procurement Guidelines and
     Retired Director General Department of Public Finance General Treasury                                           Current Developments.
     Ministry of finance and Planning
                                                                                           Target Group          :    Officers involved in Public Procurements.
3.   W Ivan Tissera
     M. com. Australia, B.A. Econ. Special (Hon.), FPFA                                                               Government Policy of Procurements
     Addl. Director General
                                                                                           Course Content        :
     Department of Foreign Aid and Budget Monitoring                                                                  Regulatory Framework governing Public
     Ministry of Finance and Planning                                                                                 Procurements
4.   H P W Premadasa                                                                                                  Salient features of the Government Procurements
     B.A. Philosophy & Economics (Hon.), M.A. Buddhist Studies, Corporate Member of                                   Guidelines and the Manual
     the Institute of Supplies and Material Management
     Procurement Manager                                                                                              Salient Features of Consultancy Guidelines
     H E T C Project (World Bank Funded)                                                                              Rules and Responsibilities of Procurement Entities,
     Ministry of Higher Education
                                                                                                                      Procurement Committees and Technical Evaluation
5.   T Paskaran                                                                                                       Committees
     B.Sc . Civil. Engineering, Corporate Member of the Institute of Engineering
     Deputy Director – Works Division                                                                                 Strategic Procurement Planning and Procurement
     Road Development Authority                                                                                       Methods
6.   S S T Sumanasekara                                                                                               Salient Features of Bidding Documents
     M.Sc . Engineering in Construction Management, Associate Member of the Institute                                 Bid Evaluation Principles and Process and Bid
     of Engineering
     Procurement Specialist                                                                                           Evaluation Reports
     Road Sector Assistance Project                                                                                   Award of Contracts and Contract Management
7.   G A Dayaratne
     B.Sc Eng. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering-CEI (U.K), MBA                             Duration              :    2 Days - 12 Hours
     Deputy Project Director (Contract & Procurement)                                                                 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.30 a.m.
     Uma Oya Multipurpose Development Project
                                                                                           Medium                :    English
8.   A R Ekanayake
     B.Sc., Colombo University, Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering N.I.B.M,   Course Fee            :    Rs 7,000.00 /- per participant inclusive of Course
     Post Graduate Dip., in Management Systems, University of Waikato, N.Z.                                           Materials, Lunch and Refreshments
     Freelance Consultant serving International Funding Agencies
                                                                                           Applications Before   :    One week prior to the date of commencement




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                      Programme Details
                                                                                                       FIXED ASSET MANAGEMENT
 ONE DAY AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

                                                                                 Learning Outcome       :     On successful completion of the training programme, the
                                                                                                              participants will be able to understand the Importance of
Learning Outcome       :    At the end of the programme, the participants
                                                                                                              Fixed Asset Management and will be in a position to
                            will have a general awareness and clear
                                                                                                              implement the asset management process maintaining
                            understanding on Government Policy on
                                                                                                              proper inventories, carrying out Annual Board of
                            Procurements, Regulatory Framework, Ethics,
                                                                                                              Surveyors for physical verifications and regular reporting
                            Salient Features of Procurement Guidelines and
                                                                                                              for purposes of accounting and reporting by maintaining
                            the Manual, Procurement Process under the
                                                                                                              a proper data base.
                            Government Procurement Guidelines and
                            Current Developments.
                                                                                 Target Group           :     Members of the Sri Lanka Accountants Service and those
Target Group                Senior Level Officers involved in Public                                          who interested
                       :
                            Procurements.
                                                                                 Course Content         :     Importance of Asset Management
Course Content         :        Government Policy on Procurements                                            Asset Management Process

                                Regulatory Framework governing Public                                        Categorization and Classification of Fixed Assets
                                 Procurements                                                                 Maintaining Inventory Records and Fixed Asset Register
                                Salient features of the Government                                           Acquisition of Fixed Assets
                                 Procurements Guidelines and the Manual
                                                                                                              Custody, Ownership and Utilization of Fixed Assets
                                Procurement Entities and their Role
                                Procurement Committees and their Role
                                                                                                              Repairs and Maintenance of Fixed Assets

                                Technical Evaluation Committees and their
                                                                                                              Disposal of Fixed Assets
                                 Role                                                                         Maintenance of a data base and reporting for accounting
                                Procurement Methods
                                                                                                              purposes

                                Bidding Documents                               Duration               :     3 days – 18 hours,
                                Bid Evaluation
                                                                                                              9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.45 a.m.

                                Award of Contracts and Contract
                                                                                 Medium                 :     English /Sinhala
                                 Management

Duration               :    1 Day - 6 Hours                                      Course Fee             :     Rs 7,000.00 /- per participant inclusive of Course
                            9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m., Registration at 8.30 a.m.                                 Materials, Lunch and Refreshments

Medium                      English                                              Applications Before    :     One week prior to the date of commencement
                       :
Course Fee             :    Rs 4,000.00 /- per participant inclusive of Course
                            Materials, Lunch and Refreshments

Applications Before    :    One week prior to the date of commencement


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