Procurement Developing Specifications for Excellence

In person
Monday, 16 September, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

$690.00 (plus GST)

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This one day course is designed to assist Local Government Officers tasked with the responsibility of capturing and documenting the requirements associated with a procurement activity, to support evaluation and contract management activities.

The course will:

  • Demonstrate a systemised, practical step-by-step process to developing a fit for purpose Statement of Requirement for any procurement.
  • Clarify the roles and responsibilities of different people involved in developing a Statement of Requirement.
  • Share practical experiences amongst 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 they can complete it quickly, efficiently and effectively.

Target Audience

Local Government Officers involved in a procurement activity required to develop, evaluate or manage contractual request specifications.

Recommended pre-requisites:

  • Procurement and Contract Essentials;
  • Introduction to Specification Writing and/or;
  • Some practitioner procurement experience.

But also valuable to have completed the following courses:

  • Procurement Planning and Risk Management.
  • Compliance, Evaluation and Contract Award.
  • Contract Administration and Management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Determine what needs to be provided in a Statement of Requirement;
  • What is involved in defining a procurement outcome so that it is fair to, and objectively achievable by, potential suppliers;
  • The different specification types, and when to use them;
  • How to develop, document and offer evaluation plans;
  • How to establish 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 delivers value;
  • How to manage probity in the context of the evaluation process, and
  • Where to get help and assistance.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

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Monday, 16 September 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

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