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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. It’s also a superb refresher for experienced Procurement Professionals to keep up-to-the-minute with best and emerging procurement practice.

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 descriptions and information on the Clever Buying Procurement training and qualification options here.

The two-day Clever Buying foundation course can lead seamlessly into the Diploma in NZ Public Sector Procurement, or the NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Procurement Procedures. These are both acceptable qualifications for Qualified Proposal Evaluators (qualification must be held by at least one member of the evaluation team on NZTA – funded projects valued over $200k).

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

28-29 May 2024
Fully booked now - waitlisting available
31 July- 01 Aug
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23-24 July 2024
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2/3 July
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5-6 June 2024
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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