Tendering and Contracting of Public Transport Services


  
  
 
 
Tendering and Contracting of Public Transport Services
  • Training
16/01/2019
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18/01/2019
Brussels
  • Belgium

About: 

Our training is recommended by former participants:

“Trainers’ quality, scope of the programme, moderator’s professionalism all made the training a real opportunity for learning. This programme is a good combination of theory and practice with successful cases from different cities. I absolutely recommend it for those who are interested in contracting and tendering.” (Fatih Canitez, IETT, Istanbul – Brussels edition, 2015)

“Excellent programme and excellent trainers. Experience that can be implemented in many sectors of my organization. I am glad to have met interesting participants.” (Vlahusic Andro, City of Dubrovnik, Croatia – Prague edition, 2016)

Learning Objectives

  • Broaden your knowledge on institutional and regulatory framework of public transport
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the 4 main models of organisationDirect awardingDeregulationRoute tendering and Network tendering including the roles and competences of various actors, risks and responsibilities sharing between authority and operator, quality incentives in contracts, etc.
  • Discuss and apply during workshops the lessons learnt from these models of organisation: success factors and limitations
  • Have a better understanding of the implementation of the European Regulation 1370/2007 on public passenger transport services by rail and by road

Target Audience

  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider perspective on alternative ways to organise the provision of public transport services and on how these services are contracted in other cities and countries.
  • Professionals eager to develop their understanding of public transport service contracting, competitive tendering and quality management
  • The course is adapted to experienced professionals but also to newcomers in the sector and welcomes participants from local transport authorities, public transport operators, the supply industry and regulatory bodies.
  • The course is suitable for participants from companies worldwide

Check out here which companies sent delegates to previous editions.

Applicants must have a good command of English to appreciate the programme.

Methodology

Interactive plenary sessions with introduction by the course leader, presentation by the trainer and open discussion with participants followed by workshops to share experience in smaller groups.

  • Learn from skillful trainers
  • Share your knowledge and experience with other participants
  • Discuss real life examples and lessons learned from different models of organisation
  • Challenge your thinking on the way to organise public transport services

lnspiring Trainers

Our course moderator will be Didier van de Velde, Researcher at the Delft University of Technology and Director at inno-V, The Netherlands.

Other experienced professionals in the fields of public transport service contracting, competitive tendering, quality management and regulatory affairs will be trainers for this course.

Trainers will be:

  • Martin Dean, Managing Director - Bus Development at The Go-Ahead Group plc, London, UK
  • Robert Fontaine, Manager of Corporate Planning, Reporting and Social Responsibility, STIB-MIVB, Public Transport Operator, Brussels, Belgium
  • Jeppe Gaard, CRO Contracts, Movia, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Paul Eradus, Manager Public Transport, City of Almere, The Netherlands

Speakers: 

Didier van de Velde, Researcher at the Delft University of Technology and Director at inno-V, The Netherlands

Martin Dean, Managing Director - Bus Development, The Go-Ahead Group, London, UK

Robert Fontaine, Manager of Corporate Planning, Reporting and Social Responsibility, STIB-MIVB, Public Transport Operator, Brussels, Belgium

Jeppe Gaard, CRO Contracts, Movia, Copenhagen, Denmark
Paul Eradus, Manager Public Transport, City of Almere, The Netherlands

 

 

Programme: 

UITP reserves the right to make amendments to the programme or any related activity

Session 1: General Introduction

This session will look at:

  • Overview of organisational forms in public transport
  • Allocation of decision-making between actors 
  • Understand the shape competition can take and the role it can play 
  • Overview of main contracting issues
  • Position your own organisational form in relation to others

Session 2: EU affairs: Focus on Regulation 1370/2007

This session includes:  

  • Regulatory and institutional framework (The European legislation)
  • EU affairs: Focus on Regulation 1370/2007

Session 3: Direct Award

This session includes:

  • Presentation of the essentials of the case
  • Direct Awarding in Brussels
  • Discussion

Workshop session:

This workshop is designed to maximise the learning experience by discussing the concepts and examples presented during the day. It allows participants to exchange in small groups and learn from each other’s experience and knowledge. The discussions are led by the trainers.

Session 4: Deregulation

This session includes:

  • Presentation of the essentials of the case
  • Deregulation 
  • Discussion

Workshop session:

This workshop is designed to maximise the learning experience by discussing the concepts and examples presented during the day. It allows participants to exchange in small groups and learn from each other’s experience and knowledge. The discussions are led by the trainers.

Session 5: Route tendering Model

This session includes:  

  • Presentation of the essentials of the case
  • The route tendering model in Copenhagen – the experience of Movia
  • Discussion

Workshop session:

This workshop is designed to maximise the learning experience by discussing the concepts and examples presented during the day. It allows participants to exchange in small groups and learn from each other’s experience and knowledge. The discussions are led by the trainers.

Session 6: Network tendering model

  • Presentation of the essentials of the case
  • The network tendering experience in the Netherlands
  • Discussion

Workshop session:

This workshop is designed to maximise the learning experience by discussing the concepts and examples presented during the day. It allows participants to exchange in small groups and learn from each other’s experience and knowledge. The discussions are led by the trainers.

Registration: 

21% VAT excluded

Until 19/11/2018

After 19/11/2018

Member

1210 €

1690 €

Member « developing nations »*

885 €

1235 €

Non-member

1635 €

2280 €

Non-member « developing nations »*

1095 €

1540 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +)

1130 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

830 €

Group UITP non Member (4 or +)

1520 €

Group UITP non Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

1020 €

* Participants from developing nations benefit from a special discount. Check here the list of eligible countries.

To register a group of 4 persons of more from the same organisation, please contact us: sunita.kelecom@uitp.org - Tel: +32 2 663 66 57

Participation fees include:

  • Training instruction
  • Lunches and coffee breaks
  • All training documents: Binder including all presentations and supporting documents; Access to all training material via UITP's electronic library Mobi+ (after the training)

Groups generally consist of 25 participants and are limited to about 30 in order to increase the learning experience and interaction during the programme. Places allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Terms and Conditions

Please download our Terms and Conditions here.

Contact Person

Sunita Kelecom, Training Assistant, UITP Centre for Training, sunita.kelecom@uitp.org, Tel: +32-2-663 66 57

Practical information: 

Training Venue

UITP
Rue Sainte-Marie 6
1080 Brussels

Metro: Comte de Flandre/Graaf van Vlaanderen (line 1 or 5) or Tram 51: Porte de Flandre

Accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservation.

Hotel Meiniger  (***)
Quai du Hainaut 33
1080 Brussels
Phone:+32 2 588 14 74
https://www.meininger-hotels.com/en/hotels/brussels/hotel-brussels-city-center/

Hotel Ibis Sainte-Catherine (***)
rue Joseph Plateau N°2
1000  Brussels
Phone: + 32 2 620 04 26
https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1454-ibis-brussels-city-centre/index.shtml

Hotel Metropole (*****)
31, place de Brouckère
1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 2 217 23 00
https://www.metropolehotel.com/en

Hotel Hilton Brussels Grand Place (****)
Carrefour de l'Europe 3
1000  Brussels
Phone: + 32 2 548 42 11
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/belgium/hilton-brussels-grand-place-BRUGRHI/

Speakers: 

Didier van de Velde, Researcher at the Delft University of Technology and Director at inno-V, The Netherlands

Martin Dean, Managing Director - Bus Development, The Go-Ahead Group, London, UK

Robert Fontaine, Manager of Corporate Planning, Reporting and Social Responsibility, STIB-MIVB, Public Transport Operator, Brussels, Belgium

Jeppe Gaard, CRO Contracts, Movia, Copenhagen, Denmark
Paul Eradus, Manager Public Transport, City of Almere, The Netherlands

 

 

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