Advanced Procurement for Local Government

Event Type Training Course
Event Focus Training
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Government
Dates 01/10/2019 to 01/10/2019

For:  All Staff who are involved in procurement, tendering and contract management activities in Local Government.
Course Overview:
This course targets those interested or involved in more complex purchasing activities such as public tendering, expressions of interest (EOI) processes and joint purchasing arrangements.  The course begins with a revision of the Local Government purchasing framework and legislation.
Participants undertaking this course will gain a better understanding of advanced purchasing processes including scoping, identifying demand, planning, preparing, advertising and publishing Requests for Tender (RFT) or EOIs.
Participants will also gain an in-depth understanding of various evaluation models and learn important elements of recommendation report development and preparation.  Matters of probity and ethics, codes of conduct, the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and other contemporary issues are also addressed.
Course outline:
    - Advanced Purchasing (Greater than 150K)
    - Strategic Purchasing –The advanced purchasing process
    - Centralised, Decentralised and Hybrid Purchasing
    - Advanced Purchasing Methods, Public tenders, Expressions of interest, Selective tendering
    - Developing the RFT/EOI document
    - Scoping and Specifying Requirements
    - Market Research and Assessment 
    - Evaluation Methodology and Selection Criteria
    - Risk management
    - Administering the tender process
    - Negotiation

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148 Frome Street, Adelaide SA 5000
GPO Box 2693, Adelaide SA 5501

Telephone 08 8224 2000
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