Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply
Course summary
1 day
300 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 29/04/2020 - London
Course Dates
29/04/2020   (English)
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24/11/2020   (English)
300 GBP
23/06/2020   (English)
300 GBP
23/09/2020   (English)
300 GBP

Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

Introduction to Public Sector Procurement

This course introduces delegates to the essential regulations relating to the procurement process. There have been increasing numbers of audits regarding public sector spending and this has significantly affected how organisations procure goods and services.

This course will equip delegates with a look at EU directives relevant to the procurement process, public procurement rules and other legislation that directly impacts procurement procedures. Participants will learn best practices and how to apply it to their procedures.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is targeted towards procurement professionals new to working in the public sector or in organisations who work with the public sector.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You will leave this course equipped to:

  • Understand the implications of the specific UK and EU legislation regarding public procurement.
  • Understand the processes required to establish good practice and operate within legal parameters
  • Apply the knowledge in your own organisation, ensuring fair and equal treatment of potential suppliers
  • Demonstrate knowledge of recent case law and the effect this has had on procurement practice.

Training Course Content

Key course content includes:

  • Legal framework for public procurement, examining national and EU legislation including thresholds
  • Procurement procedures, including the OJEU process, Prior Information Notices (PINs) and invitations to tender
  • Evaluation of tenders and the awarding process
  • Managing the contract once the award has been made.


The cost of this Introduction to Public Sector Procurement is:

  • £270+ VAT CIPS members
  • £300 + VAT non-members

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Average rating 3.3

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The tutor was fantastic I wish all my courses had been as informative. I left completely understanding the scenarios and even after the course finished the tutor was prepared to go through further questions to ensure understanding in the varied workplaces of the delegates, the course was amazing.
Cover the basics, but not very applied
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