Procurement is essential to many industry sectors, from government departments to private enterprise, and a range of projects, from simple to complex, making this career in high demand.

The Procurement Specialist Program is an online professional development program that will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage the procurement, purchasing and contract management processes within an organisation.

In this online procurement course, you will learn how to navigate the procurement process, apply procurement procedures and assist with procurement for a project. You will also learn how to identify procurement requirements, conduct procurement activities and assist with supplier selection and performance management.

On completion of this course, you will feel confident in your ability to become an integral contributor to the procurement process for an organisation or department.

Course Structure

  • Plan purchasing
  • Prepare invitations
  • Retail purchases
  • Quotations or tenders
  • Legislative requirements
  • Identify suppliers
  • Evaluate sources
  • Policies and procedures
  • Invitations to offer
  • Conduct briefings
  • Recommendations to purchase
  • Obtain specialist expertise
  • Evaluate offers
  • Purchasing performance
  • Evaluation process
  • Purchasing criteria