QLD Level 4 Adv Dip of Procurement & Contracting 20190402P1

QLD Level 4 Adv Dip of Procurement & Contracting 20190402P1


When: 2 April 2019 - 20 June 2019 (9 days - 3 x 3-day workshops)

Workshop dates: 2-4 April, 14-16 May, 18-20 June 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Venue: 111 George Street, Brisbane (2-4 April) 451 St Paul's Terrace, Fortitude Valley (14-16 May & 18-20 June)

Standard $5,800
Group (3 or more) $5,600 per person *
*Call 02 8223 8418 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au

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Pre-training Requirements


  • Completion of the Diploma of Procurement and Contracting
  • To discuss accelerated entry into the Advanced Diploma, please contact IPAA NSW on 02 8223 8402 or email info@nsw.ipaa.com.au




This advanced procurement and contracting program focuses on the skills and knowledge required to manage the procurement and contracting functions within an agency or to develop agency policy, processes and procedures. The 9-day program (3x3 workshops) is strategically focused on the development of organisational procurement capability. It is suitable for experienced procurement professionals wanting to enhance their strategic management knowledge and skill base. It is action learning-focused and uses case studies and simulations to ensure the tools, techniques and concepts presented are analysed and practised in the learning environment.


Learning Outcomes


  • develop organisational procurement plans
  • strategically analyse agency procurement spends by category
  • direct and manage continuous improvement and change in the procurement function
  • develop opportunities for coordinated procurement within and across agencies
  • manage strategic procurement negotiations
  • manage strategic procurement risk
  • strategically direct the management of contracts across an agency.


Benefits to your organisation


  • agency procurement linked to achieving agency goals
  • improved procurement outcomes
  • optimise procurement spend across the agency


Benefits to you


  • ability to plan strategically and link procurement to the agency’s Strategic Plan
  • ability to structure the procurement function
  • ability to manage the performance of the procurement teams and the agency’s contracts


Advanced Diploma Learning Approach


This course is delivered through a mixture of presentation, group work, case studies and individual research in a partnering arrangement with accessUTS (RTO ID No 90811).




Assessment encompasses group work conducted in class including presentations on researched topics and work based tasks completed outside of the face to face sessions.


Formal assessment includes in-class group work (including presentations) and work-based tasks completed outside of the class sessions.


Units in the Program


There are 15 units in this program they are:


PSPPROC604B       Plan for strategic procurement

PSPMNGT608B       Manage risk

PSPPROC605B       Coordinate strategic procurement

PSPPROC606B       Negotiate strategic procurement

PSPPROC607A       Manage strategic contracts

PSPGOV602B         Establish and maintain strategic networks

PSPETHC601B        Maintain and enhance confidence in public service

PSPLEGN601B        Manage compliance with legislation in the public sector

PSPMNGT607B       Develop a business case

PSPFIN601A            Apply complex public sector financial requirements

PSPGOV604A          Foster leadership and innovation

PSPGOV605A          Persuade and influence opinion

PSPMNGT609B       Formulate business strategies

PSPMGT003            Manage Change

PSPPROC608          Manage fundamental aspects of supply chain


Additional information


The class size is aminumum of twelve up to a maximum of twenty participants only.

Individual bookings are a per person cost. Group bookings are a per person cost for a group of three or more participants from the same agency.


Please read the Student Policies and Procedures before registering. Download here.


Course delivery is subject to meeting minimum panel size (12–20).  Where a minimum panel is not achieved, registered attendees will be advised no later than one week prior to the course start date.


In-House Course Delivery


In-house training can also be provided directly to your organisation. Maximum class size of 18 applies. Contact info@nsw.ipaa.org.au for more information including the fee schedule.


Privacy Policy


The information being collected when registering for this course is for the purpose of managing your learning and development. This organisation may disclose this information to a Queensland government agency or contracted service provider as is necessary for the management, delivery and student outcome reporting of this learning and development course. Your personal details will not be disclosed to any other third party without your consent, unless required to do so by law.

2/04/2019 9:00 AM - 20/06/2019 5:00 PM
111 George Street (Room B) Brisbane, QLD 4000 AUSTRALIA

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