PSP50616 - Diploma of Procurement and Contracting (Online)

PSP50616 - Diploma of Procurement and Contracting (Online)

For enrolment information, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.

Professional & Associate Members $6,490
Affiliate Members $6,490
Non Members $6,490




Course Overview


This qualification is intended for people currently working in a position with responsibility for the management of complex procurement and contracting. This specialist qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a procurement and contract manager in the public sector. Participants may have existing skills and experience and may be looking to build upon their knowledge and seek formal skills recognition.

Learning Outcomes


  • understand and work within relevant procurement governance arrangements and frameworks including probity and legal framework
  • contribute to Forward Procurement Planning and undertake project and specific Procurement Planning (Procurement Plan)
  • Interpret procurement requirements, analyse procurement options and methods, and assess procurement risk
  • develop request documents and specifications
  • manage the procurement process and plan and conduct an evaluation process
  • undertake negotiations
  • plan to manage a contract, manage contract performance and finalise contracts
  • demonstrate problem-solving skills through a range of applications, including research and analysis in order to define relevant data and make recommendations, implementation of workplace diversity strategies to encourage inclusiveness and effectiveness, and management of risk and conflict
  • use a range of complex written and workplace communication techniques and strategies at the appropriate levels to demonstrate effective research and analysis, information synthesis and refinement, and negotiation
  • plan and organise through identification of needs, coordination of resources, evaluation of processes and benchmarking of performance

Study Workload

The estimated time to complete the course is 6-8 hours per week over an 18 month study period comprising on-the-job learning, workplace practice, self-directed study and assessment preparation. This estimate is based on AQF guidelines and will vary according to student experience and current practice.


Units of Competency:

Students must complete 13 units of competency:

  • PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
  • PSPGEN049 Undertake negotiations
  • PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
  • PSPPCM008 Manage contract performance
  • PSPPCM009 Finalise contracts
  • PSPPCM010 Manage procurement risk
  • PSPPCM011 Plan to manage a contract
  • PSPPCM012 Plan for procurement outcomes
  • PSPPCM013 Make procurement decisions
  • PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis
  • PSPPCM014 Participate in budget and procurement review process
  • PSPPCM016 Plan and implement strategic sourcing
  • BSBPUR504 Manage a supply chain


This course is delivered in a partnering arrangement with UNE Partnerships (RTO ID No 6754).

 


NSW Public Sector Framework Capabilities


This course is targeted at Adept to Advanced level. The following behaviours from the framework are covered:

Business Enablers: Procurement and contract management

  • Apply legal, policy and organisational guidelines and procedures in relation to procurement and contract management.
  • Develop well written, well-structured procurement documentation that clearly sets out the business requirements.
  • Monitor procurement and contract management processes to ensure they are open, transparent and competitive, and that contract performance is effective.
  • Be aware of procurement and contract management risks, and what actions are expected to mitigate these.
  • Evaluate tenders and select providers in an objective and rigorous way, in line with established guidelines and principles.
  • Escalate procurement and contract management issues where required.
  • Ensure that government and organisational policy in relation to procurement and contract management is implemented.
  • Implement effective governance arrangements to monitor provider, supplier and contractor performance against contracted deliverables and outcomes.
  • Represent the organisation in the resolution of complex/sensitive disputes with providers, suppliers and contractors.


Enquiries: For enrolment information, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or email learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au.

 

When
1/07/2019 - 30/06/2020 11:59 PM
Where
ONLINE
 

Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment must be made either in full online at the time of confirming purchase or 14 days from the date of the invoice.
Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. 

Payments - Online Events

If you have an outstanding invoice for the event, you will not receive a link to the live event. 

Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event running — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 5–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–5 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the course start date — no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 7–10 business days prior to the event running — 50% of the event fee will be payable
  • Cancellation received within 1–6 business days prior to the event running — 100% of the event fee will be payable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, 100% of the event fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty, provided that nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days before course/event start date; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
Penalties may be waived in exceptional circumstances, work commitments do not count as exceptional circumstances.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration will be refunded. 


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