Introduction to Procurement Processes in the Public Sector

SR Supply Chain Consultants
Course summary
6 hours
165 GBP excl. VAT
Nationwide, Online courses
Next available date: Enquire for more information - United Kingdom
Professional Training

Course description

Introduction to Procurement Processes in the Public Sector

This introductory course has been designed to aid anyone who would like to develop their knowledge of public sector procurement procedures and improve their skills in the workplace, providing delegates with a range of tools and practical applications which are essential for an effective Procurement department.
This course is specifically tailored for the Public Sector. On completion the delegate will have a broad understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Procurement department.

If you would like a full Course Outline, please contact us and we will be happy to provide.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Delegates are welcome from across the organisation who would like to better understand the Procurement function, its systems and processes. In addition, how the Procurement department mitigates risk and creates value for the budget through compliance to EU Procurement Directives.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course every delegate will be able to:
Fully understand the role of Procurement, how it adds value and mitigates risk and where and how they can assist in this.
Understand the importance of involving all stakeholders to ensure accurate specification development, giving Procurement the best chance of success.
Gain knowledge of EU Procurement directives and how they work.
Understand the types and methods of Procurement e.g. how Framework agreements and mini competitions work; Why a Tender exercise takes so long etc and how they can assist in selecting the optimum Procurement method for various situations.
Understand how the right supplier is selected and their role and inout to ensuring this takes place.
Appreciate the need for effective Contract Management.

7 hours CPD

Training Course Content

Course Objectives
To ensure that all delegates:
Understand the role of Procurement in their Organisation and the role of Stakeholders in their effectiveness.
Fully understand the Procurement cycle / Process and their role within it including where value can be added.
Understand the varying types of Procurement and the requirements of the EU Procurement Directives.
Be aware of Procurement choices including Tenders, Framework agreements, Mini Competitions, Dynamic Purchasing Systems etc.
Understand their role post Contract award.

About provider

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd - Developing the People Behind Procurement & Supply

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd have been delivering procurement  training for a number of years, specialising in the delivery of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification, and the Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship. SR Supply Chain Consultants...

Read more and show all courses with this provider

Contact info

SR Supply Chain Consultants

Suite 8 Business First Centre Millennium Road
PR2 5BL Preston

 Show phone number

Find a course for you!

  Read the course
 summary on this page

 Fill in your details and Request information

 Receive all the info you need

Find more courses here