Procurement and Contract Management Practices

Successfully Manage Procurement Contracts and Vendors

This workshop develops fundamental procurement process knowledge and skills that you can apply immediately in all aspects of effective business and project procurement. Learn a step-by-step process for converting business and/or project needs into outsourced goods and services. Select the best possible suppliers and manage stakeholders involved in the supply chain.

The course is aligned to the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) standards. For optimum learning, we highly recommend that you complete Project Management Essentials (or equivalent) before attending this course.

Takeaways

  • Identify stakeholder expectations, and convert project needs into contract requirements
  • Create supplier selection criteria and follow a structured approach to short-listing and selecting suppliers
  • Conduct an effective bidders’ conference
  • Strengthen your negotiating techniques to achieve “win-win” outcomes
  • Monitor and control supplier performance, to ensure requirement standards are met
  • Amend contracts and manage changes that occur during the procurement process
  • Maintain productive working relationships with suppliers
  • Reduce the potential for disputes and legal action
 

UPCOMING OFFERINGS

Canada BC Job Grant 

2017 Course Calendar