Pre-Procurement Engagement

30 Jul 2020 - Online course

The Pre-Procurement Engagement course is designed to provide delegates with an understanding of the importance of pre-procurement engagement due to the changes as a result of the 2014 Public Sector and Utilities Sector Directives. The course addresses the requirements of undertaking pre-procurement engagement in order to establish a robust foundation for the chosen procedure, the benefits of understanding what the market has to offer, managing internal stakeholders involved in the process, and the compliant methods available to establish communications with suppliers.

Who should attend

This course is intended for procurement practitioners, contract managers and operational stakeholders, who wish to understand and apply the tools, techniques and processes regarding pre-procurement engagement, which provides results leading to a compliant robust procedure. This is suitable for anyone who is new to pre-procurement engagement or to those who want to understand more about its use and benefits under the new procurement rules.

Agenda

  • Introduction
  • Legislative Changes
  • Definition
  • Stakeholder Involvement
  • Market Analysis (including Qualification Systems for Utilities)
  • Engaging with Suppliers including supplier days
  • Methods of Engagement
  • Influence of Pre-Procurement on Specifications
  • Pre-Procurement and the Tender Process
  • Strategy
  • Influence of Pre-Procurement on Award and Selection Design
  • Influence of Pre-Procurement on Advertising

Cost

£99 + VAT per delegate

All prices shown are per delegate excluding VAT at the current rate.

For information on the above course or to book, contact themis@achilles.com or Tel: +44 (0)7557 869239.