To review and clarify the updated Project Procurement Management Plan (PPMP) of each college and unit of Bicol University (BU), the Procurement Management Office (PMO) held a two-day workshop and presentation at the AVP Catering Services, Legazpi City, on November 28 to 29, 2022.
The planning officers of each office were invited to attend the activity. On the first day, the program proper commenced with welcome remarks and statements of purpose by Dr. Ma. Julieta B. Borres, PMO Director, followed by messages from VP for Planning and Development, Dr. Eddie S. See, and VP for Administration and Finance, Atty. Joseph L. Bartolata.
The discussion for the BU Procurement Status: 2022 Experience was presented as well as the Synchronization of Work and Financial Plan (WFP) and PPMP led by Prof. Alwin Maceres, the University Planning Officer. In the afternoon, the workshop started with a hands-on training for the attendees. The PPMP of some academic units were also presented.
The presentations resumed on the second day while the PPMP experts gave out remarks, suggestions, and clarifications regarding each PPMP. In the afternoon, the academic related and non-academic related units and offices presented their PPMPs.
The deadline for submission of the approved PPMPs is scheduled on or before December 16, 2022, according to Office Memorandum No. 401, series of 2022, while the cluster Annual Procurement Plans (APPs) is on January 6, 2023. | by Arnold C. Noda, CPRO