SETA Accreditation No. 6570

Contract and Procurement

Workshop dates for 2020:

Johannesburg: For future dates email
Durbanville, Cape Town: For future dates email
Durban North: For future dates email
Port Elizabeth: For future dates email

Course fee:

Single: R7,750.00 (R8,912.50 incl. VAT)
Group booking of 5 or more delegates available: Request a quote on  – T&Cs apply.

In-House Training sessions: quotations available on request – e-mail with requirements.



Course Outline:

This programme aims to enhance procurement standards within organisations through the effective application of contracting and procurement principles. Risk Management; B-BBEE and Supply Chain Management (SCM) are also dealt with, specifically relating to tendering committees, inventory management and general supply chain principles. On completion of the workshop, participants should be able to play a leading role in the establishment of ethical standards, codes and best practices for the procurement function within their organisation.


On completion of this workshop, the participant should be able to effectively manage organizational tendering and procurement contracting initiatives.


Participants will achieve the workshop outcome by being able to:

  • Understand basic concepts of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and the Preferential Procurement Act.
  • Apply and develop sound procurement procedures.
  • Establish and manage a tender committee.
  • Develop a procurement contract.
  • Monitor supplier performance.
  • Develop a supply chain code of ethics.
  • Apply risk management principles in organizational procurement and contracting initiatives.
  • Understand the fundamental principles of B-BBEE
  • Develop a sustainable procurement strategy
Training methodology

The training methodology is based on interactive learning i.e. learners will learn by doing. Furthermore, learners will use examples from their own organisations, thus ensuring that the learning is anchored at their workplace. This workshop will strive to effect actual change back at the workplace through effective and practical outcomes based training.

Who Should Attend:
  • Directors and Senior Management.
  • Managers on all levels.
  • Supply chain & procurement managers.
  • Members of tender committees.
  • Any person who is interested in effective tendering and procurement management
Day 1:

Overview of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and the Preferential Procurement Act:

  • Understanding key concepts of the Preferential Procurement Act.
  • Good Practice in Supply Chain Management.
  • The SCM process

Procurement Procedures:

  • Targeting the correct supplier market.
  • Drafting clear Request for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Attracting the ‘right’ suppliers.
  • Publishing procedures of RFPs

The Tendering Committee:

  • Ethics and the Tendering Committee
  • Tender Risk Management Techniques
  • The rating and decision-making process.
  • The contracting process

The procurement contract:

  • Essential of the procurement contract.
  • Communicating performance criteria
  • Penalty clauses for non-performance.
  • Common pitfalls in procurement contracting

Techniques of monitoring supplier performance:

  • The mapping of project objectives.
  • Managing project deadlines and overlaps.
  • Defining performance milestones.
  • Corrective measures
Day 2:

Supply chain code of ethics:

  • Essential elements of supply chain ethics.
  • Developing a supply chain code of ethics.
  • Preventing fraud and corruption.
  • Organisational policy as ethics management tool

Risk Management in Procurement:

  • The Risk Management process.
  • Risk analysis & assessment.
  • Risk and contract management.
  • Risk remedies & treatment

Implementing B-BBEE and the latest developments re legislation:

  • The seven pillars of B-BBEE.
  • The B-BBEE scorecard.
  • Complying with B-BBEE audits.
  • Driving B-BBEE through the organisational supply chain

Development of sustainable procurement strategies:

  • Enterprise development and preferential procurement.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Developing the compliance strategy in procurement.
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