Preparing for a Procurement

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At Value Match we provide procurement solutions and bid management services delivered with integrity. This 60 minute course provides an introductory overview on how to prepare for a procurement and the various approaches involved. Developed and created by public and private sector procurement professionals, our Preparing for a Procurement training course provides a practical understanding of the initial activities required during the first stage of the procurement process.

Learning Outcomes

  • Procurement Cycle – Understanding the procurement cycle, and how to prepare for a procurement, by analysing your needs and understanding how to conduct market analysis, whilst applying useful tools and techniques to your procurement to maximise social value and minimise climate impact.
  • Understanding your Procurement Requirements – Learning how to define the reasons why you need a procurement and being able to map out your objectives.
  • Understanding the Market – Understanding how your requirements fit within the current market to ensure that your procurement is effective and achieves its objectives.
  • Free Downloadable Resources – Several freely downloadable resources available that will help maximise your procurement approach.

Matching Capability with Knowledge

Our courses are CPD certified, which means that the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmark. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements ensuring any learner can record their hours in contribution to their continued professional development.

If you have a specific training requirement, or think a specific topic area would be helpful to create a new training course, please contact David Shields who would welcome the opportunity to discuss any ideas further.

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** Please contact David Shields to discuss pricing options for multiple licences.

For further information, contact David Shields

T: 07920 768 370