Writing specifications is critical to achieving good outcomes through tenders and quotes and forms the basis for effective contract management. This specification writing course helps you understand how to write a clear and precise specification, review specifications and identify problems and errors in specifications.

  • Why join the course?

    Developing well-written specifications is one of the hardest tasks in procurement. Get it right, and you create the foundation of a good contract to make supplier management a breeze. Get it wrong and you can face disputes, variations and cost overruns, not to mention extremely challenging supplier management. Don’t wait until you have a dispute or variation. Advance your specification writing skills today with our 100% online spec course.

  • Who is the course for?

    This online course is ideal for procurement officers, contract managers, project managers and team members who are involved in developing and writing specifications. It is suitable for people working in the private and public sectors. We’ll unpack the common issues with specification writing, so you know what to avoid. Learn the valuable tips and tricks to writing a clear, accurate and complete specification that is a true statement of your requirements.

  • 100% online + 24/7 access

    Study when you want, where you want, to get the most from your learning. This 100% online course is delivered in 6 videos (6 hours total). With 24/7 unlimited access, you can watch the videos as many times as you need. This short course is non-accredited and there is no assessment. You will receive a certificate of completion once you have viewed all content. This course can be used to gain CPD points with organisations like CIPS.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you’ll be better able to:

  • Understand the process of developing and writing specifications
  • Develop tender and quote documentation
  • Develop specifications
  • Review specifications
  • Identify problems and errors in specifications
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge of performance management

Course curriculum

Sharpen your specification development skills with this 100% online short course. Study at your own pace and complete 4 modules, all created and delivered by an expert practitioner.

Learn how to write specifications that will form the foundation of a good contract and make supplier management a breeze. Enrol today!
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Learn from expert practitioners

  • Michael  Young

    Procurement and Contracting Facilitator

    Michael Young

    Michael Young is a leading advisor with over 20 years experience working with federal, state and local government in procurement and contract management and related fields. He has published over 60 papers and book chapters and has authored and edited 5 books. He is a sought after speaker and presenter, having delivered keynote presentations in over 20 countries. Michael has been actively involved in the development of standards both in Australia and internationally, where he is currently working with the International Standards Organisation (ISO). He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, and holds numerous qualifications, including a Masters of Business Administration and an Advanced Diploma of Government (Strategic Procurement). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, the Australian Institute of Project Management, the UK Association of Project Management and the Australian Computer Society.

Need CPD Points?

This short course is a fast and easy way to boost your CPD point balance.

Flexible and Affordable

What you get - unlimited access to 6 videos (4 hours total). 100% online learning. Start anytime, study your way.

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