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2018 MAV Procurement and Contract Management Excellence Series - Round One

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Bring your procurement and contract management skills up-to-date with MAV’s 2018 Procurement & Contract Management Excellence Series. This training series has been designed specifically for local government staff with contract management and procurement functions.

MAV 2018 Procurement & Contract Management Excellence Series - Round One

Bring your procurement and contract management skills up-to-date with MAV’s 2018 Procurement & Contract Management Excellence Series. This training series has been designed specifically for local government staff with contract management and procurement functions. Our refined 2018 program is targeted at both introductory and more advanced competency levels so this series will provide you with the most up-to-date knowledge and understanding of  procurement.

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Planning and Specification Development

This full-day course provides a more detailed outline of the principles of good practice procurement planning and specification development to ensure that resulting contract arrangement are effective and practical.

Elements of this course link with:

  • Spend Analysis
  • Evaluation, Supplier Selection andContract Establishment
  • Managing Contracts in Local Government
  • Contractor OHS Management.

Who should attend

Suitable for local government managers and officers whose role requires them to be directly or indirectly involved in the development of specifications.

Event details

Date: Monday 7 May
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: Municipal Association of Victoria, Room 1101, Level 11, 60 Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Price: $390.50 (incl. GST)
Catering: Full-day course includes lunch.

Evaluation, Supplier Selection and Contract Establishment

This one-day course supports supplier selection and evaluation techniques aligned to probity and value for money. Learn key tips on setting up evaluation criteria for the quotation and tender stage, to ensure the right supplier is selected.

Designed for staff either currently involved in quotation/tender evaluations or about to do so, participants will come away with practical skills applicable in the local government context.

Elements of this course link with:

  • Spend Analysis
  • Planning and Specification Development
  • Managing Contracts in Local Government
  • Contractor OHS Management.

Who should attend

Suitable for local government managers and officers whose role requires them to purchase goods, or be part of evaluation panels.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 15 May 2018
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: Municipal Association of Victoria, Room 1103, Level 11, 60 Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Price: $390.50 (incl. GST)
Catering: Full day course includes lunch.

Advanced Contract Management (2 days)

This two-day advanced course is designed for those managing high risk, complex contracts and individuals who have an intermediate level of knowledge in this area.

A large portion of value is extracted (or lost) post contract award. Through advanced contract management, you can manage risk, increase innovation, reduce waste and increase efficiency.

Elements of this course link with:

  • Spend Analysis
  • Planning and Specification Development
  • Evaluation, Supplier Selection and Contract Establishment
  • Managing Contracts in Local Government
  • Contractor OHS Management
  • Managing Contracts in Local Government.

Who should attend

Suitable for local government managers and officers who have intermediate experience in contract management.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 5 June to Wednesday 6 June 2018
Time: 9am to 5pm both days
Venue: Municipal Association of Victoria, Room 1103, Level 11, 60 Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Price: $775.50 (incl. GST)
Catering: Two-day course includes lunch.

AS4000 Training

This course is designed to examine and address the administration of these contracts in a local government environment and to provide better understanding under local government conditions.

We will examine the different contracts available under the AS 4000 and AS 4124 series to enable attendees to select the correct form of contract. We will then examine key aspects of the contracts, their structure, use, administration, areas of caution and work through activities and examples in a workshop format.

At the end of the course, attendees will be able to select the best type of contract to meet their needs, will understand the risks associated with the contract form and how to administer it under local government conditions.

Event details

Date: Tuesday 12 June 2018
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: Municipal Association of Victoria, Room 1103, Level 11, 60 Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Price: $500.50 (incl. GST)
Catering: Full day course includes lunch.

Collaborative Procurement

Collaborative procurement is becoming more common in local government. It isn’t just a matter of getting some people in a room and they will all agree to tender together.

What do you need to know and do to identify opportunities and get a result?

This course will take you through understanding what collaborative procurement is, how to recognise opportunities, governance (how to manage it), the steps to achieving an outcome, and ongoing management of the contract.

Elements of this course link with:

Spend analysis; Planning and specification development; Evaluation, supplier selection and contract establishment; contract management

Who should attend

Suitable for local government managers and officers who may be required to manage or participate in a collaborative procurement activity with other councils or agents.

Event details

Date: Monday 18 June 2018
Time: 9am to 5pm
Venue: Municipal Association of Victoria, Room 1103, Level 11, 60 Collins Street, Melbourne, Vic 3000
Price: $500.50 (incl. GST)
Catering: Full day course includes lunch.