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OsgoodePD Certificate – Public Procurement Law: The Rules in Practice

Date:   Apr 17, 2023 - May 01, 2023
Time:   9:00 AM


Supply Chain Management Association Ontario is proud to partner with Osgoode Professional Development on the Certificate for Public Procurement Law: The Rules of Practice

Focused on the practical, this Osgoode Certificate is delivered in a live, online format, giving you the opportunity to learn from and network with the leading experts in procurement law from across Canada

Over the course of five (5) modules, you will apply critical concepts in interactive workshops. In small groups, you will work with real-life case scenarios and have the chance to develop and refine your skills in a zero-consequence, supportive learning environment. Specifically, you will have the chance to develop a procurement strategy, handle a bid dispute, edit and review an RFx document and get feedback from course instructors.

What You’ll learn

  • Public procurement rules and risks, including overview of procurement law and analysis of trade agreements
  • Principles in strategic sourcing and the procurement process
  • Strategies for developing the procurement strategy
  • How to collaborate and participate in buying groups
  • Critical trends in public procurement law and practice, including innovation in IT procurement
  • Tips, knowledge and strategies when preparing the RFx
  • How to administer the competitive process, including supplier relations, evaluation and selection
  • How to incorporate active evaluation phases
  • Techniques to establish and use multi-supplier lists
  • Principles and tactics in standardization and multi-phase projects

Who Should Attend

  • Procurement specialists and professionals
  • Government procurement, legal and finance professionals
  • Contract/Project managers
  • Lawyers advising public sector purchasers
  • Lawyers advising vendors to public purchasers
  • Finance, legal and procurement managers of public bodies, including municipal corporations, special purpose enterprises, hospitals, school boards and academic institutions

Procurement policy advisors


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