29 June 2022
Take your procurement skills to the next level!
Short courses now available to book at the Scotland Excel Academy
Whether you’re at the beginning of your public procurement career or are have been in the profession for some time – the Scottish Government’s Procurement and Commercial Training Programme has just what you need to take your learning and development to the next level.
Delivered by our award-winning Scotland Excel Academy, this programme of short courses is packed full of essential topics to build the knowledge, understanding and capability of the country’s public procurement professionals.
There are currently 20 courses aligned to the national procurement competency framework which considers the skills, knowledge and development needs of practitioners within a Scottish public procurement context. The programme is available to anyone working in the public sector in Scotland, as well as housing associations and registered charities.
All courses are delivered online by an experienced trainer, supported by discussions of real-life case studies and detailed training notes. Further information about the programme, including links to information about all 20 courses, is available in the services section.
Open courses are now available to book online in the following topics:
- Introduction to Public Procurement (25 August)
- Use of Evaluation Criteria for Supplier Selection & Contract Award (15 September)
- Managing the Tender Process (27 October)
- Value for Money/Cost Price Analysis (24 November)
- Service Level Agreements/KPIs (13 December)
All courses can also be commissioned as closed sessions for up to 20 delegates. These provide excellent value for organisations that want to train a team of people, and you can also partner with other organisations to commission a course.