About the Clever Buying course

Click here to download a flier about our 'Clever Buying' courses, or click here to register your interest in a course.

Is it time to sharpen up your procurement tools?

The latest tools are proven to streamline procurement processes, improve decision-making, and reduce the costs of tender evaluations. Whether you're an experienced and qualified tender evaluator, or you're keen to boost your procurement career, this course will be an eye-opener for you.

Clever Buying TM, our two-day interactive workshop covers:

Day One: RFT Preparation

  1. Procurement Essentials
  2. Procurement Planning
  3. Supplier Selection Methods
  4. Developing Requests for Tender

Day Two: Tender Evaluation

  1. Scoring Methods
  2. Evaluation Processes
  3. Legal and Ethical Issues
  4. Practicing Tender Evaluation – techniques and tools.

Download full course description and information on the NZQA qualification here.

The course is exceptionally useful for anyone who takes responsibility for procurement and needs to get best value for money from their tender processes.

For those who are keen, it can lead seamlessly into qualification for the NZQA Level Six New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Procurement Procedures, which is the qualification needed by at least one member of the evaluation team on NZTA funded projects.

Payment and Refunds Policy: Payment is required before the course. We allow a full refund if you cancel more than a month before the course; or a 50% refund or a transfer if you cancel between a month and a week before the course date. Unfortunately, we cannot generally provide refunds for cancellations within a week before the course. A transfer to another course may be possible if a cancellation is received within a week of a course, however additional charges may be needed to recover venue and catering costs already incurred.