Course Description

This course is 7 learning hours over a 2-day period. It is recommended that students spend an additional 1 hour over the two-day period on this course.

This course guides students through procurement practices, the bid process, contract negotiations, and managing contractors and vendors for optimum performance, and provides a taste of contract law. This course will provide the fundamental tools required for project managers. It will also offer insight into the procurement officer or buyer role on a project team.


Course Outline

  • Session 1: Introduction, procurement objectives, definitions, the procurement process, plan procurement, conduct procurements, due diligence
  • Session 2: Contract administration, control procurements, contract closure

What You Will Learn

  • How to understand and use the procurement management terminology
  • Proven techniques, tools and skills for managing contracting and procurement on projects, as well as how to control the procurement management scope of work
  • Best practices when defining the work required to manage a specific contract
  • How to create a plan for administering the contract and managing the vendor
  • Coordination and monitoring activities of on-site contractors in a professional manner
  • Value the importance of knowing the contractual requirements


Project Management Essentials 

Recommended For

  • Anyone working on projects in any industry who wants to improve their procurement management skills and increase their understanding of their procurement roles and responsibilities on a project
  • Project managers, project coordinators, subject matter experts, technical personnel, team members, managers, and key support personnel
  • Purchasing professionals who want to make a transition into a project environment
  • Those who want to increase their marketability in the project management job market

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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