Development of online courses for the Bank’s Operations Academy – Phase 2


Avenue Joseph Anoma, 01 B.P. 1387, Abidjan, CÔTE D’IVOIRE

Quality Assurance Division

Operations Committee and Quality Assurance Department (SNOQ)

E-mail : [email protected]; [email protected] and [email protected]

 Telephone : (+225) 2026-5907




  1. The African Development Bank hereby invites Consulting Firms to express their interest in the following Assignment : Development of online courses for the Bank’s Operations Academy – Phase Two ;
  2. The Operations Academy was created as a Bank-wide effort aimed at establishing and institutionalizing a comprehensive and compulsory curriculum specifically geared towards all operations staff. The Operations Academy comprises two components: (i) a “Gateway” component (finalized in 2019) and (ii) specific accreditation pathways (Task Manager Pathway, Non-Sovereign Operations “NSO” pathway, Country Portfolio Officers “CPO” Pathway and Country Managers pathway) ;
  3. The objective of this assignment is to develop online courses for the second phase of the Operations Academy, including a Pathway focused on non-sovereign operations. The scope of work of this project includes course design, storyboard development (based on the narration texts provided by the Bank and enhanced with interactions), production of Alpha and Gold online versions in both French and English languages ;
  4. The consulting firm is expected to creatively design and deliver about thirty hours of e-learning suitable for the Bank’s learning platform. These online courses must be SCORM compliant ;
  5. The Operations Committee and Quality Assurance department (SNOQ) invites Consulting Firms to indicate their interest in providing the above-described services. Interested eligible consulting firms or associations of consulting firms shall provide information on their qualifications and experience demonstrating their ability to provide the services (documentation, references for similar services, experience in comparable assignments, availability of qualified staff, etc.). Expertise in instructional design of e-courses must be therefore be clearly demonstrated ;
  6. The eligibility criteria, the establishment of a short list and the selection procedure shall be in conformity with the Bank’s Procurement Policy and Procedures for Recruitment of Corporate Consultants. Please note that interest expressed by a consulting firm does not imply any obligation on the part of the Bank to include it in the shortlist ;
  7. The estimated duration of services is expected for 12 months and the estimated starting date is July 2020 ;
  8. Interested Consultants may obtain further information at the address below during the Bank’s working hours: 09:00 to 17:00 hours, Abidjan Local Time ;
  9. Expressions of interest must be received at the address below before Thursday 21, May 2020 17:00 hours, Abidjan Local Time and specifically mentioning “Expression of Interest for Development of online courses for the Bank’s Operations Academy – Phase Two”.

For the attention of :

African Development Bank

Operations committee and quality assurance department (SNOQ) Avenue Joseph Anoma, 01 B.P. 1387, Abidjan, CÔTE d’IVOIRE Tel: +225-2026-5907

E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected] and [email protected]