Procurement specialists are expected to be proactive in the way they plan, monitor and manage their projects. This course, designed for experienced procurement and materiel management specialists, offers advanced tools and practices for the management of procurement activities throughout the four phases of the procurement process. Participants will learn to minimize the risks associated with the procurement process by better understanding and applying established contracting rules, regulations and policies.
- understanding how contract management differs from contract administration
- managing risk through proper documentation
- differentiating between the role of the contracting officer and the client
- identifying common pitfalls when managing a contract
This course is recognized by the Certification Program for the Federal Government Procurement and Materiel Management Communities, which is managed by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. To learn more about the certification program, consult the Acquired Services and Assets Sector Communities Management Office (ASAS CMO) on GCpedia.