Suitable for anyone who runs a quote or tender
This course provides practical and insightful training on the end to end procurement process. It includes an overview of procurement, methodology, the different approaches to engage suppliers, governance, ethics and legislation as well as evaluation and selection considerations.
It consists of four modules:
- Introduction to procurement
- Guiding principles
- The procurement process
- Evaluation to supplier engagement
Contract Management Essentials
Suitable for anyone who manages a contract or supplier agreement
This course is designed to provide the learner with techniques and tools to effectively manage supplier relationships. Commencing with the key principles of contract management, the course covers planning, mobilisation and management of suppliers as well as the important step of exiting a supplier. This course has been designed to watch in it’s entirety with one module complimenting another.
Probity in Purchasing and Procurement
Suitable for anyone who purchases or signs off on purchasing
Probity is an essential part of procurement and purchasing. This course has been designed to provide learners with the fundamental information regarding probity, ethics and governance within the procurement process. it is recommended for anyone who purchases, manages contracts, raises purchase orders or authorises procurement and contract activity. It explores the key principles, why probity is important including the risks and includes real-life case studies
If you would like to discuss your council’s options, or to organise a trail version for your council please contact Vicky Newton via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 8224 2046.
Procurement is an essential part of councils operations that can reduce costs, add value and forms a key component of a risk management strategy. LGA Procurement developed this suite of training modules to enhance staff knowledge and understanding of “good purchasing” practice in Local Government.
Goods and services procurement is a key strategic management function of all councils.
No longer is it only ‘contract specialists’ involved in the contracting process - staff from all disciplines may have a critical role to play in the development of successful contracts and their ongoing management.
LGA Procurement developed the modules below specifically for the South Australia Local Government sector.
Local Government Purchasing and Procurement - An Introduction
Local Government Purchasing and Procurement - Advanced
Contract Management in the Local Government Sector
Local Government Tendering Requirements
Each module is offered in Adelaide (LG House) at a flat rate per person, or it can be tailored to your council, to meet your specific training needs. Just ask us for a quote!
Don’t want to come into Adelaide for training? Have a chat with us about hosting a session at your council! We can invite your neighbouring council’s to attend and divide the agreed fee between the councils in attendance.
Training package and resources
Each participant receives a comprehensive manual on the topics covered in the module. Each manual has detailed student notes, and an activity book setting out practical activities for completion during the course to reinforce theory presented in training.