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IED CPD Workshop: Getting the best value from public contracts and procurement

27 Sep 2019 - Birmingham (venue tbc)

Workshop Outline: Enabling public sector clients to get the greatest value from contracts and the procurement process

This one day CPD course provides an introduction to how to get the greatest value from contracts and the procurement process. It will cover what mechanisms public sector clients can put in place to improve the delivery of local social, economic and environmental benefits, as well as forging effective and beneficial links with supply chains. Examples of good and practice will be included.

Topics covered:

• The procurement process

• Communicating with supply chains

• Setting out what can reasonably be achieved from a contract

• Handling levies

• The legal position

• Some dos and don’ts

• Monitoring performance and evaluation

The course is run in a participative manner and is aimed at creating a practical experience with applicability to all economic development practitioners both from the course learning, examples of good and poor practice and the interaction with other delegates.

We need a minimum of 10 delegates to run this course. If minimum numbers are not met, this course will not run and you will receive a full refund.

Please note, if you are not yet an IED member, why not consider joining to take advantage of the member rate for this and future CPD events? Get in touch with us at admin@ied.co.uk for further info.

To book onto this course please visit our Eventbrite booking page here.

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