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(Fully Online) IPM Course and Toolkit for Procurement Officers

ONLINE LEARNING
12-13 Oct 2020 (AM)
25-26 Nov 2020 (AM)

Programme Synopsis

Equip yourself with the essentials of IP management (IPM), and learn how to respond effectively to procurement-related IP concerns and issues. Developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance (MOF), our programme is a core policy course listed in Financial Circular Minute (FCM) M9/2016.

Through our comprehensive one-day programme, build the relevant IP competencies to excel in your procurement roles, in line with the recently mandated Procurement Competency Framework (PCF).

​This course is only open to Singapore Civil Servants and Public Officers. This course is targeted at Procurement Officers across Public Agencies. Project Managers and other Officers (e.g. users and evaluators) who handle procurement matters involving intellectual property are also encouraged to attend for better understanding.

Interested in organising a corporate run of this course for your organisation? Contact us today!

Programme Schedule

Date
12 Oct, 2020 - 13 Oct, 2020
time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
(2 x ½ day online streaming session) (Registration opens at 8.30am)
venue
IPOS International
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this course will be conducted via online streaming. We will be providing participants with the relevant materials prior to the course. When the COVID-19 situation improves in the near future and this course is able to be conducted face-to-face, we will update course registrants accordingly.
Date
25 Nov, 2020 - 26 Nov, 2020
venue
IPOS International
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this course will be conducted via online streaming. We will be providing participants with the relevant materials prior to the course. When the COVID-19 situation improves in the near future and this course is able to be conducted face-to-face, we will update course registrants accordingly.

Learning Objectives

This course aims to provide the following knowledge and skills to the participants:

  • Understand IPM, and an overview of IPM across Whole of Government (WOG)
  • Understand the various IP/IPM considerations in procurement, including:
    • Issue of ownership of Foreground IP (FIP)
    • Rights to Background IP (BIP)
    • Use of IP by other agencies/stakeholders
    • Possible commercialisation
    • Possible use by industry
    • Language of assignment
    • Use of vendor’s/tenderer’s confidential information
    • Copying tender specifications from third parties
    • Risk mitigation – Warranty and Indemnity
  • Apply the IPM toolkit for procurement, which includes the following materials:
    • User guide on how to navigate the toolkit
    • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on IP/IPM to resolve basic IP-related issues at work
    • Key IP issues which cover the ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ for procurement officers
    • Communication brief to project owners, for use when embarking on procurement involving IP to facilitate communication with the various project owners
    • Basic IPM checklist & workflow for IP considerations in procurement
    • IP glossary containing definitions with illustrated examples on the various IP terms
    • Annotated contract templates, comprising explanatory notes in layman terms explaining complex IP clauses in the Conditions of Contract (CoC) templates.

Programme Outline

Description

Day 1

1.

Ice Breaker Activities

2.

Deck 1 of the Presentation Slides: Introduction to Intellectual Property (IP), Intellectual Property Management (IPM) and Overview of IPM across Whole of Government

3.

Activity Segment

4.

Deck 2 of the Presentation Slides: IP/IPM Considerations in Procurement (Part 1)

Recap of Morning Session

Day 2

1.

Deck 3 of the Presentation Slides: Case Studies

Group Discussion and Group Presentation

2.

Deck 4 of the Presentation Slides: IP/IPM Considerations in Procurement (Part 2)

3.

Deck 5 of the Presentation Slides: Practical Applications of the Procurement Toolkit & Key Takeaways

4.

Activity Segment & Wrap-up

Note: The above programme may be subject to change.

Pre-Course Reading Materials

The materials will equip participants with the basics of IP/IPM before they come for the course. ​ ​

 

Post-Course Learning Portal and Online Quiz 

After the course, participants can access the course materials, complete an online quiz and download e-certificate of attendance through the learning portal.

 

Fees

S$ 535.00 per pax (Inclusive of GST)

 

Contact

Ms Dilpreet Kaur
Tel: (65) 6330 8692 | Fax No: (65) 6221 8601