New to procurement?

Get to grips with procurement including key objectives of procurement, the elements of procurement planning, going out to market with an RFQ , quote release and evaluation. Join this online short course today.

  • Why join the course?

    Spending on goods and services comes with huge expectations, especially when you’re spending shareholders or tax payers money. You need to operate transparently – all while navigating a web of procurement legislation, policies and procedures. This online short course will help you get to grips with procurement essentials, specifically focusing on the legislation, regulation and policies. Learn the mandatory requirements plus helpful tips to make the whole procurement process easy to understand and less stressful.

  • Who is the course for?

    This online introductory level course is designed for those new to procurement or for those who have procurement as part of their job either in a private or government organisation.

  • 100% online - 24/7 access

    Study when you want, where you want, to get the most from your learning. This online course is delivered in 9 videos. With 24/7 unlimited access, you can watch the videos as many times as you need. This online short course is non-accredited and there is no assessment. You will receive a certificate of completion once you have viewed all content. Present your certificate to claim CPD points with organisations like CIPS.

What you will achieve:

By the end of the course you will be better able to:

  • Understand why it is important to undertake procurement in a particular way and establishing a good reputation as a buyer
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key procurement methods, including panel purchases, Request for Quote and Request for Tender
  • Understand Ethical Procurement and operating in a transparent way, adhering to standards and codes of conduct and be aware of conflicts of interest.
  • Understand the negotiation process and how it applies to the nature of contracts
  • Apply best practice principles to the needs of your own organisation and job role.
  • Present your certificate to claim CPD points to organisations like CIPS.

Course curriculum

Flexible and Affordable

Unlimited access to 9 videos -100% online. Study anytime, study your way.

Learn from the experts

  • 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. Present your completion certification to organisations like CIPS.

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