Procurement training

This training is for:

  • Anyone who is involved in committing the University’s budgets and/or funding to goods and services.
  • Anyone who is listed as having delegation to authorise to place/approve purchase orders and invoices.
  • Anyone who is involved in purchasing, quoting, and tendering requirements for goods/services.
  • Anyone responsible for staff who undertake the above roles.

Items covered in this training:

  • Policy, statutory and legislative requirements
  • Non-compliance consequences
  • Procurement decision matrix – identifying the procurement route (procurement thresholds)
  • Preparing request for quotation/tender document
    • Specification
    • Contract
    • WHS considerations
    • Environmental considerations
    • Evaluation criteria
    • Issue and receipt of requests for quotation
    • Evaluation
    • Clarification
    • Negotiation
    • Award of contract
    • Records management
  • Purchasing ethics and code of conduct

To register, log onto Discover - staff learning and development portal.

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