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Procurement & Contract Management

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2 day, 14 PDU course


  • If your customer is external to your organization, you are in a procurement / contract situation.
  • If you use external vendors and suppliers, you are in a procurement / contract situation.
  • How you setup and execute the procurement / contract situation can either drive your project towards success or failure – and everyone would prefer success
  • This course focuses on one of the nine knowledge areas of project management, Project Procurement Management.
  • Designed to give you a working knowledge of procurement management for projects, you will be able to use these concepts the very next day on your projects thus giving you the edge over your competition.
  • The course is designed to provide participants with the procurement management principles, techniques, tools and skills for next day applications useful in your organization and a wide range of businesses – healthcare, government, service, engineering, manufacturing, education, etc.
  • This course follows the best practices for Project Procurement Management as outlined in the   Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide).
  • This workshop is interactive, including small group exercises, large group discussions, and instructor facilitation.


  • After completing this course, you will understand:
    • The fundamentals of procurement management
    • The elements of a contract
    • The five different categories of procurement
    • What is involved in a Make vs. Buy decision
    • What is included in a procurement package
    • The different types of contracts and their relative risk
    • What is involved in conducting a procurement
    • How to evaluate seller proposals
    • The basics of negotiation
    • The fundamentals of administering a contract
    • How to close a contract


  • Project Managers / Team Leaders
  • Team Leaders moving into team leadership positions
  • Key Team Members
  • Functional Managers
  • Process and Performance Improvement Team Members
  • Business Planning Personnel


  • 2 day, 14 PDU course
  • Upon successful completion, you will receive an Integrated Process Developers, Inc (IPDI) certificate of completion.


  • Up to 20 people in your company


  • To schedule a workshop for your company, contact us for a proposal to bring this course to your organization.


  • Training courses can be held at your company’s location or training center.


  • An open mind and a willingness to learn new techniques to manage projects.
  • It is preferred, but not required, that the participants have completed any of the following workshops:
    • Fundamentals of Project Management Workshop



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