• Public sector training programTraining for the public sector

    The following training is for Western Australian government agency staff focusing on various aspects of goods and services procurement.

    For staff attached to regional agencies, please indicate your interest in information or regional training sessions and opportunities by email: regionalprocurement@finance.wa.gov.au.

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    10 April 2018

    Aboriginal business procurement

    The Aboriginal Procurement Policy commences on 1 July 2018. The Policy aims to support the economic participation of Aboriginal people by introducing mandatory targets for government contracting with registered Aboriginal businesses. The Department of Finance has developed a policy briefing session for government staff which includes a networking morning tea with the local Aboriginal business sector. 
    See the web page for more metro and regional sessions.

    2 May 2018

    Introduction to Foreign Exchange

    This workshop provides an overview of the foreign exchange market and how this impacts on government procurement.

    30 May 2018

    Written Quotes Process

    This workshop is for public sector officers who will be involved in the procurement of products and services valued between $50,000 and $250,000.

    19 June 2018

    Risk Management in the Procurement Context

    This workshop outlines key steps to the risk management and the importance of early identification and management of risk.

    Anytime

    Understanding Goods and Services Buying for WA 

    This online module provides an introductory level of training for buying on behalf of government.

    Coming soon

    Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in Procurement

    This workshop provides an overview of using and developing 'good' KPIs.

    Anytime

    Introduction to the DCSP Policy

    This online module provides an overview of the Delivering Community Services in Partnership (DCSP) Policy and its three key themes.

    Anytime

    DCSP Policy - What is a Request?

    This online module has been developed for use by Government Agencies as well as those working in the Not-for-profit sector. It provides an overview of the Request document and outlines how to complete each section.

    See program for details

    Procurement Vocational Program

    Further your career with a qualification from this procurement vocational training program that has been tailored to the Western Australian public sector environment. This program incurs a cost and is subject to minimum enrolments.

    Coming soon

    Contract Management Awareness

    This half-day workshop provides awareness and insights into managing contracts effectively.

    See web page for details

    Tenders WA training

    Available to users releasing requests (tenders) and awarding contracts.

    See web page for details

    Gateway Reviewer training

    Available for senior executives and project managers from both public and private sectors. Share your knowledge and contribute to large government project outcomes by becoming a Gateway reviewer.