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Clever Buying Two-Day Course

Click here to get all the info on our ‘Clever Buying’ courses, or click here to register your interest in a course.

Is it time to sharpen up your procurement tools?

The latest tools are proven to streamline procurement processes, improve decision-making, and reduce the costs of tender evaluations. Whether you’re an experienced and qualified tender evaluator, or you’re keen to boost your procurement career, this course will be an eye-opener for you.

We’ll cover leading-edge tools and techniques that make procurement simpler, more streamlined, cost-efficient and defensible. You’ll come out of the course confident in meeting legal and ethical standards applicable to NZ Public Sector organisations.

This course is a perfect introduction for procurement practitioners who are keen to get qualified.

Clever Buying TM, our two-day interactive workshop covers:

Day One: RFT Preparation

  1. Understanding the NZ Procurement Environment
  2. Procurement Strategy & Planning
  3. Procurement Sourcing Processes
  4. Procurement Sourcing Practice

Day Two: Tender Evaluation

  1. Procurement Sourcing: Scoring Methods
  2. Tender Management and Evaluation Processes
  3. Legal and Ethical Aspects: Government Procurement Rules
  4. Tender Evaluation Practice.

Download full course description and information on the Diploma in NZ Public Sector Procurement here.

The course is designed specifically for anyone who takes responsibility for procurement and needs to get best value for money from their tender processes.

It can lead seamlessly into qualification for your Diploma in NZ Public Sector Procurement, which is equivalent to one of the acceptable qualifications needed by at least one member of the evaluation team on NZTA (Waka Kotahi) funded projects.

Payment and Refunds Policy: Payment is required before the course. We allow a full refund if you cancel more than a month before the course; or a 50% refund or a transfer if you cancel between a month and a week before the course date. Unfortunately, we cannot generally provide refunds for cancellations within a week before the course. A transfer to another course may be possible if a cancellation is received within a week of a course, however additional charges may be needed to recover venue and catering costs already incurred if you cannot find another person to take your place.

Upcoming Courses

Clever Buying Procurement Training

26-27 February
Places available
25-26 March
Limited places available
Next course, dates tbc
Places available
Your time and venue
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Host a course at your convenience - Minimum 10 students

Future courses also available, for more details get in touch

Short Courses