Let’s work together. Procuring construction services in the public sector is a highly specialized practice requiring unique experience, knowledge, and skill. With contractors in demand, resources at a premium, and timelines tight, now more than ever procurement professionals hold the master key to successful project delivery. This one day workshop will review foundational best practices in procurement and highlight issues relevant to today's unique construction market challenge.
Format: One day (8 hours) of in-class instruction.
This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for one (1) credit towards Gold Seal certification upon successful completion of this course.
Designed for public sector employees at the local, regional, and provincial levels, including those from school districts and health authorities, who play a direct or indirect role in managing the procurement process for construction projects.
Customized, project-specific course content can be developed for large groups from a single public employer.
- Review public sector procurement obligations and processes
- Examine BC Government’s Capital Asset Management Framework construction as a best practise (and as required)
- Assess the risks and benefits of construction project delivery methods
- Explore collaboration strategies to enhance project success
- Practice identifying the most appropriate procurement process and project delivery method for typical public sector construction scenarios
- For a real project, design a procurement process including the project delivery method
National Education Consulting Inc. (NECI) is widely recognized as an industry leader in providing high quality, directly relevant and practical procurement and contract management training since 1991. With a long-established specialization in construction procurement and contract management education, NECI has worked with hundreds of public owners at all levels of government to specifically address risk areas, process considerations and mitigation strategies relevant to infrastructure projects. NECI’s instructor team comes from a wide variety of backgrounds, with each individual recognized as a leader in the procurement and contract management field. Click here to view the Team “Excellent facilitator and very credible.” – City of Calgary
Fee Includes: Student manual, digital certificate upon completion, complimentary Wi-Fi access, lunch and free parking.
Cancellation & Substitution Policy: Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within 5 business days of the course, or non-attendance on the day. Complimentary substitution of another member of your company is accepted.