About the course

Demystifying Procurement is a course for procurement beginners, or practitioners who would like to refresh their knowledge.  

The procurement wheel sections takes you through  planning , sourcing and managing procurement.

  • This is a self-paced course divided into eight sections. 
  • You can start in any section and you can leave and resume at any time. 
  • To complete this course you need to finish all eight sections and achieve a 75% pass. 
  • Your results will be recorded in your Course Completion Report (accessed via My Learning).

                     

  Who is it for:  This course is for all procurement practitioners  - all stages of experience.

   Duration:  20-30 minutes per section. 

You need to be a logged in, registered government user to complete this course. 

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About the course

This interactive two hour face–to-face workshop will introduce the procurement lifecycle and some of the key activities in it.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain how successful procurement benefits the government, the taxpayer, suppliers, and yourself in your role.

  • Recognise what you need to know about the Principles of Government Procurement and the Government Procurement Rules to ensure you are doing procurement correctly.

  • Recognise the procurement wheel and relate the steps in it to the activities that take place within procurement.


                    

  Who is it for:  New procurement practictioners

   Duration:  120 minutes  | Location:  Wellington


You need to be a logged in, registered government user to enrol for this course. 

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About the course

Explore the 4th edition of the government procurement rules in this interactive briefing video with Senior Procurement Specialist Hayden Berkers. 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe what is new in the rules
  • Explain the concept of public value
  • Explain the rationales behind various tweaks and changes
  • Find support with procurement queries.

                    

  Who is it for:  All procurement practitioners  - all stages of experience.

   Duration:  40 minutes

You need to be a logged in, registered government user to complete this course. 

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About the course

Debriefing suppliers is an important step in the procurement process. It helps suppliers improve, increases market competition and demonstrates the rigour of our processes. Explore how to conduct a quality debrief. 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • dispel common myths about debriefing
  • identify the key properties of quality debriefs
  • describe the steps involved and material required to prepare for debriefs
  • Step through a debriefing scenario.

                    

  Who is it for:  All procurement practitioners  - all stages of experience.

   Duration:  20 minutes

You need to be a logged in, registered government user to complete this course. 

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About the course

Early market engagement can help you achieve great results in procurement. Explore best practice and how to avoid the risks here. 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • describe the importance of early market engagement
  • explain how to manage the risks involved
  • identify methods to research then engage the market
  • find further help and resources.

                    

  Who is it for:  All procurement practitioners  - all stages of experience.

   Duration:  15 minutes

You need to be a logged in, registered government user to complete this course. 

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