• Not-for-Profit workshops and events

    All Funding and Contracting Services (FaCS) workshops and events are provided free of charge and cover a wide range of topics to assist with various aspects of the community service procurement processes.

    FaCS also extends their services across W.A., delivering cross sectoral regional workshops and events in Broome, Kalgoorlie, Albany, Bunbury, Mandurah and Northam.

    As new events are added, they will be made available on this website and published in the monthly FaCS Bulletins.

    2016 Community Services Procurement Workshops

    Costing and Pricing

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    This workshop will provide NFP organisations with an overview of what to consider when developing your offer price.
    It will address governance principles, understanding financial statements, pricing for financial sustainability, and
    costing of services. Presented by 2020 Global in conjunction with FaCS.

    Session details
    Wednesday 7 December 2016
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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     2017 Community Services Procurement Workshops

    Introduction to Community Services Procurement

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    This workshop will provide you with an overview of the three phases of the tendering process and the various steps undertaken to successfully develop, advertise, award and manage a service agreement.

    Audience
    Government agency officers and NFP staff who are new to community services procurement.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Introduction to the DCSP Policy online module prior to enrolling in this module.

    Session details
    Tuesday 31 January 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    Tendering for Outcomes

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    This workshop will provide participants with a practical step-by-step guide to understanding the relationship between inputs, outputs and outcomes and how to develop outcomes to measure the success of a community service.

    Audience
    Government agency officers and NFP staff who are responsible for developing, measuring and/or reporting on outcomes for service agreements.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Introductory modules prior to enrolling in this module.

    Session details
    Wednesday 15 February 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    Preferred Service Provider Process

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    This workshop provides government agency officers with an overview of how to apply the Preferred Service Provider exemption to a procurement process.

    Audience
    This workshop is aimed at government agency officers interested in understanding how the PSP process is implemented. NFP staff are welcome to attend.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Introductory modules prior to enrolling in this module.

    Session details
    Thursday 9 March 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon (up to 3 hrs)
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    What is a Community Services Request?

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    Provide participants with a step-by-step overview of the Request for Tender template, with a focus on providing practical tips for both preparing and responding to a Request for Tender.

    Audience
    Government agency officers and NFP staff required to develop or respond to a Request for Tender.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Procurement Planning modules prior to enrolling in this module.

    Session details
    Tuesday 28 March 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    Conducting Tender Evaluations

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    This workshop explores how to facilitate and participate in a tender evaluation panel.

    Audience
    Government agency officers required to facilitate or participate in a tender evaluation and NFP staff interested in learning more about how government agencies evaluate offers received in response to a tender.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Procurement Planning modules prior to enrolling in this module.

    Session details
    Tuesday 09 May 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    Introduction to Service Agreement Management

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    This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of how to effectively manage a service agreement.

    Audience
    Government agency officers new to service agreement management or those who would like a refresher or to gain some new ideas. Also suited to NFP staff interested in learning about how government agencies manage service agreements.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Service Agreement Formation modules prior to enrolling in this course.

    Session details
    Wednesday 24 May 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    Costing and Pricing

    Flyer -Costing and Pricing (Opens in new window)

    This workshop will provide NFP organisations with an overview of what to consider when developing your offer price.
    It will address governance principles, understanding financial statements, pricing for financial sustainability, and
    costing of services. Presented by 2020 Global in conjunction with FaCS.

    Audience
    This workshop is aimed at not-for-profit organisations that are currently, or are interested in, contracting for community services in Western Australia.
    Government agency officers are welcome to attend.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Service Agreement Formation modules prior to enrolling in this course.

    Session details
    Thursday 08 June 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    Risk and Insurance in Community Services Contracting

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    This workshop assists government agency officers to gain a clear understanding of how to identify procurement risks, and choose appropriate insurance and indemnity limits.

    Audience
    Government agency officers who are responsible for community services procurement processes. This includes policy and program staff, procurement staff, contract managers or any other officers required to undertake procurement duties.
    Participants may benefit from completing the FaCS Service Agreement Formation modules prior to enrolling in this module.

    Session details
    Tuesday 20 June 2017
    9:00am – 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington St, Perth

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    For any information on workshops and events please email the Education and Training team.