Planning and Specification Development

Planning and Specification Development


Planning and Specification Development focuses in detail on the critical steps associated with planning and specification development for successful contracts.

Addressing key planning areas including: understanding the supply market, risk management, and procurement planning, this course will also provide skills, processes and hands on case studies to assist those Officers involved in all aspects of the preparation of specifications.

Target Audience

Suitable for Local Government Managers and Officers whose role requires them to be directly or indirectly involved in the development of Specifications.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this program, participants should be able to understand:

  • procurement planning and its impact on the entire procurement process
  • risk management, stakeholder engagement and market analysis as part of the planning process
  • evaluation strategies and their impact on Specifications
  • different types of specifications including their benefits and challenges
  • performance management; and
  • specifications and their impact on your ability to effectively manage contracts.


9:00am - 4:30pm (8:45am registration)


$688.00 (Incl GST)

Cancellations, transfers and substitutions

  • Requested must be received in writing via email, letter or fax.
  • Cancellations received within 5 working days of the start of the course will incur a 20% administration fee of the full course cost.
  • Non-attendance or cancellations received within 2 working days of the start of the course will incur the full course fee.
  • Participants can only transfer course dates once without incurring the full fee.
  • Substitutions can be made at any time and no fee will be incurred.

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