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    Contract Management Awareness

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    The session provides an overview of contract management tasks and responsibilities that all staff should be aware of when managing goods and services contracts.

    This session is presented by Government Procurement.

    Session details:

     Date  Location

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    Tuesday 27 March 2018
    9am to 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, Corner of 469 Wellington Street and Forrest Place, Perth, 6000
    Register here for the 27 March 2018 session

     

    Developing and Using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in Procurement

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    This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of using and developing KPIs in a procurement and contract management context, explain what makes a ‘good’ KPI, identify what KPI approach is fit for purpose for a range of different procurement types and explain how KPIs can link performance and remuneration. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a number of scenarios and develop KPIs for a range of different procurement types.

    This seminar is suitable for all public sector staff with some procurement experience.

    Session details:

     Date  Location

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    Thursday 22 March 2018
    9am to 1pm
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, Corner of 469 Wellington Street and Forrest Place, Perth, 6000
    Register here for the 22 March 2018 session

     

    An Introduction to Foreign Exchange

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    This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the foreign exchange market, an introduction to basic conventions and terminology, consider the impact of FX risk in the procurement process and discuss the role of Western Australian Treasury Corporation (WATC) in assisting agencies.

    This session is suitable as a refresher to experienced staff or for new staff who would benefit from greater awareness and knowledge regarding foreign exchange and its impacts on Government agencies during the procurement process.

    Session details:

     Date  Location

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    Wednesday 2 May 2018
    9:00am to 12 noon
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, Corner of 469 Wellington Street and Forrest Place, Perth, 6000
    Register here for the 02 May 2018 Introduction to Foreign Exchange Workshop

     

    Risk Management in the Procurement Context

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    This workshop aims to explore the key steps in the risk management process and provide participants with an understanding of how early identification and management of risk can contribute to a successful procurement process.

    This seminar is suitable for all public sector staff with some procurement experience.

    Session details:

     Date  Location

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    Thursday 8 March 2018
    9am to 12:30pm
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, Corner of 469 Wellington Street and Forrest Place, Perth, 6000
    Register here for the 08 March 2018 session
    Tuesday 19 June 2018
    9am to 12:30pm
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, Corner of 469 Wellington Street and Forrest Place, Perth, 6000
    Register here for the 19 June 2018 session

     

    Written Quotes Process

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    The Written Quotes Process session is for Public Sector employees who will be involved in the procurement of products and services valued between $50,000 and $250,000.

    The session will provide participants with an overview of the written quotes process including:

    • drafting a specification;
    • preparing and issuing a request for quote using the Request for Quote templates;
    • conducting the evaluation process; and
    • awarding a contract.

    This training session is a practical one day workshop available free of charge for public sector employees. It is suitable for officers with limited procurement knowledge.

    Session Details

     Date  Location

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    Tuesday 13 February 2018
    8:30am to 04:30pm
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, Corner of 469 Wellington Street and Forrest Place, Perth, 6000
    Register here for the 13 February 2018 session
    Wednesday 30 May 2018
    8:30am to 04:30pm
    Training Room 2,
    Albert Facey House, Corner of 469 Wellington Street and Forrest Place, Perth, 6000
    Register here for the 19 June 2018 session

     

    Understanding Goods and Services Buying within the WA Public Sector

    Online learning

    We have a free self-paced online learning module providing an introduction to buying on behalf of government. The module is designed for new to government employees or those that want to refresh their knowledge on Government’s buying practices and principles. It looks at the key process and considerations to follow when making a purchase and the policies that affect it. The module takes approximately one hour to complete, however it can be paused and revisited at any time.

    To access the online learning module:
    1. Click the ‘Login here’ button below.
    2. Login to the Finance Training Portal using these details:

    • Username: financewa
    • Password: training

    3. Click on ‘Understanding Goods and Services Buying within the WA Public Sector
    4. The online module will then automatically begin. Good luck!

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    Information

    For any queries about the sessions above, please email proceducation@finance.wa.gov.au.

    Regions

    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 .