Service Matters is providing 2 free half-day workshops for any housing colleague involved in purchasing at a strategic level. The event is also ideal for anybody wishing to gain a better understanding of the current opportunities, trends, and challenges involved in public sector procurement.
The workshop has been developed from a wealth of procurement expertise and will include hot topics such as the need to deliver efficiency and value for money, as well as core issues such as contract management and supplier management.
Topics covered on the day:
- Why bother with a procurement strategy at all
- Key issues with delivery (and some practical solutions)
- The need for a planned procurement programme
- A strategic approach to supplier management