Procurement - Developing Specifications for Excellence

Procurement - Developing Specifications for Excellence


This 1 day course is designed to assist Local Governments and Contract Managers in Western Australia to:
  • demonstrate a systemised, practical step-by-step process to developing a fit for purpose SOW/SOR for any purchase
  • clarify the roles and responsibilities of different people involved in developing SOW/SOR
  • share practical experiences among the members of the group through participation, discussion and group problem solving
  • progress an actual live request statement of requirements to a point where the participant is confident he/she can complete it quickly, efficiently and effectively.

Target Audience

This workshop is designed to help any person tasked with the responsibility of capturing and documenting the requirements associated with a procurement effort:
  • Procurement personnel
  • Scope writers
  • Technical/field personnel
  • Reviewers and management

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this course, participants will have a better understanding of:
  • what needs to be provided in a statement of requirement;
  • what is involved in a procurement outcome so that it is fair to, and achievable by, potential providers;
  • the different specification types, and when to use them;
  • how to develop and document offer evaluation plans, including criteria for evaluation;
  • provider contract arrangements, standards of performance and codes of practice, incentives, disincentives and performance measures;
  • how to prepare key performance indicators in a way that is achievable and meaningful ; and  
  • probity in the context of the evaluation plan.


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


1 day
$578.00 (Incl GST)
Procurement - Developing Specifications for Excellence
  • Tuesday, 15 June 2021
  • Registration from 8:45AM
  • WALGA Offices
    L1/170 Railway Parade
    West Leederville
  • $578.00 (Inc GST)
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