The four pillars of the MAPS indicator framework (“core methodology”) provide a comprehensive approach for assessing procurement systems. Supplementary modules complement the core assessment methodology.
- The modules focus on specific policy areas of public procurement, to be used by countries depending on their particular needs.
- Some modules require a MAPS assessment with the core methodology as a pre-requisite, some can be used as “stand-alone” assessments.
There are six supplementary modules that focus on the following topics: