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PCP (Lvl 4 – Strategic- Adv Dip of Procurement & Contracting

When: Commencing 14 September 2022

Workshop dates: 14-16 September, 12-14 October and 16-18 November (9 days - 3 x 3-day workshops)

Venue: Workshop 1 & 2 - UQ Brisbane City (293 Queen Street)

Workshop 3 - Herston Campus | 11 Wyndham Street, Herston QLD 4006 | Building 0881 | Mayne Medical School Building | Room 325

Standard Fee (incl. GST) - $5,800
Group Fee (incl. GST) - $5,600 per person* (Minimum 3 people)

*For group bookings, call 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected]

Pre-training Requirements

  • Completion of the PCP (Lvl 3 Advanced) Diploma of Procurement and Contracting
  • To discuss accelerated entry into the Advanced Diploma, please contact IPAA NSW on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected]
  • QLD PCP Procurement policy 2021 click here


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-day 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. The program 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.


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:

  • PSPETH004 maintain and enhance confidence in public service
  • PSPLEG004 Manage compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPGEN067 Establish and maintain strategic networks
  • PSPMGT008 - Formulate business strategies
  • PSPMGT006 Develop a business case
  • PSPGEN078 Apply complex public sector financial requirements
  • PSPPCM020 Plan for strategic procurement
  • PSPPCM021 Coordinate strategic procurement
  • PSPMGT007 Manage risk
  • PSPPCM022 Negotiate strategic procurement
  • PSPGEN066 Apply government systems
  • PSPPCM023 Manage strategic contracts
  • PSPPCM024 Manage fundamental aspects of supply chain
  • PSPGEN070 Persuade and influence opinion
  • PSPGEN069 Foster leadership and innovation

Class Size

Course delivery is subject to meeting minimum panel size (12). 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 [email protected] 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.
Sponsor acknowledgement
This event is presented with support from our partners.
Wednesday, 14 September 2022
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Christie Spaces
320 Adelaide Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Standard Fee (incl. GST) - $5,800 Group Fee (incl. GST) - $5,600 per person*

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