PSP60616 - Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting

PSP60616 - Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting
To enrol into this course please navigate to the Upcoming courses page on the IPAA NSW website and search to see if the course is available. If there are no available courses please contact the IPAA NSW Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au



This course is also available for in-house delivery. For more information please contact the Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au for a quote.

Course Overview


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 (3 x 3 days) is strategically focused on the development of organisational procurement capability. It is suitable for experienced professional procurement officers 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 in the program are analysed and practised in a safe learning environment. The program involves assessment, which encompasses in-class group work including presentations and work-based tasks completed outside of the class sessions.

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 you

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

Benefits to your organisation

  • 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

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

 
       


This training forms part of the NSW Public Sector Procurement Training


Assessment

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


Program accreditation

This qualification is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).  By completing this program, you may be eligible to apply for exemption from some units in the CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.  For more information about CIPS accreditation visit the CIPS Accredited AQF Programs page.

 


Units in the Program

  • PSPPCM020    Plan for strategic procurement
  • PSPMGT007    Coordinate strategic procurement
  • PSPPCM023    Manage strategic contracts
  • PSPETH004    Maintain and enhance confidence in public service
  • PSPLEG004    Manage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPMGT006    Develop a business case
  • PSPGEN078    Apply complex public sector financial requirements
  • PSPGEN069    Foster leadership and innovation
  • PSPGEN070    Persuade and influence opinion
  • PSPMGT008    Formulate business strategies
  • PSPMGT003    Manage Change
  • PSPPCM024    Manage fundamental aspects of supply chain
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment must be made either in full online at the time of confirming purchase or 14 days from the date of the invoice.
Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. 

Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event running — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 5–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–5 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 7–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–6 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, 100% of the event fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty, provided that nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days before course/event start date; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
Penalties may be waived in exceptional circumstances, work commitments do not count as exceptional circumstances.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration will be refunded. 


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