The Complete Procurement Cycle  register

Course Overview

This comprehensive two-week programme will improve your knowledge of procurement, tendering processes, regulatory frameworks, risks on all aspects of the procurement cycle, procurement strategies and contract supervision.
The programme covers the full procurement cycle and key principles from the start of the process, through effective tendering documentation, the evaluation process and the legal aspects of award of tender, to the management of providers.
We look at the linkages between procurement strategies and the improved delivery of corporate and organisational objectives using these strategies. The programme examines the risks associated with poor procurement practice and the abuse of procurement processes by contractors through cartels, price rings and unfair restrictions on trade.

Course Objectives

  • You will gain knowledge in all the key areas required for anyone working within the procurement area
  • Your organisation will gain maximum value for money and commercial advantage
  • Ensure robust procurement processes are aligned to burgeoning national and international statutory and regulatory requirements

Course Outline

  • Developing your practical skills in the audit process from planning to execution and reporting and monitoring recommendations
  • Procurement strategies
  • Procurement processes including specification, tendering, evaluation and awarding of contracts
  • Framework agreements compliance
  • Quality control
  • Post-procurement review