Effective procurement capabilities

Effective procurement capabilities

17-18 December 2020 (facilitated online)

In-house Enquiry


This course is also available for in-house delivery. For more information please contact the Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected] for a quote.

Course Overview


  • Apply the NSW Government regulatory and policy framework to a procurement activity
  • Plan and conduct a procurement
  • Approach the market and manage a contract.

This two-day program is designed for participants who purchase low risk, low value goods and services using whole of government or agency specific arrangements or by seeking competitive quotations. The program covers the complete lifecycle of a low risk, low value procurement from initial planning activities through to closing it out. The program targets any government officer who regularly undertakes or manages low risk, low value procurement and contracting activities, and also employees of State Owned Corporations. It is based on interactive and practical learning activities designed to allow participants to apply newly acquired knowledge to actual workplace scenarios.

Learning Outcomes


  • Apply NSW Government regulatory and policy framework to a procurement activity
  • Plan a procurement
  • Approach the market
  • Conduct a procurement
  • Manage a contract
  • Apply appropriate probity to a procurement.

Benefits to your organisation

  • Compliance with the NSW Government Procurement Framework
  • Contract disputes avoided
  • Improved value for money arising from low risk, low value purchases

Benefits to you

  • Understanding of how to plan a low risk, low value procurement process
  • Ability to conduct an effective procurement activity
  • Ability to manage a contract effectively

This training is based on interactive and practical learning activities designed to allow participants to apply newly acquired knowledge to actual workplace scenarios.

 


This training forms part of the NSW Public Sector Procurement Training


Target Audience

This two-day program is designed for participants who are not procurement specialists but who may be involved in procurement activities that use whole-of-government or agency specific arrangements and/or involve seeking competitive quotations.


Course Content

The following topics are covered in the course:

  • Planning a Procurement
  • Approaching the market
  • Conducting the procurement
  • Managing the contract
  • Introduction to contract law
  • NSW Government procurement electronic platforms
  • Corruption prevention in procurement.


Enquiries: For more information on our learning programs, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected].