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Obtaining Value for Money & EU Procedures



Dec 18, 2012

Course Duration:

1 Day (9.30 - 4.30)


Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH


A skilled staff force is key to the delivery of procurement excellence in the South West Region.  This series of training modules, delivered by Cordie Ltd, has been devised to support those working in procurement in the public sector.


The modules have been designed to develop skills, knowledge and understanding as a result of devolved procurement responsibilities and an increasingly complex procurement operating environment. 


Knowledge and awareness of procurement techniques that will assist in the achievement of obtaining value for money:

  • Defining value for money (VFM) & ‘best value’
  • Having an awareness of the procurement cycle
  • Tools and techniques that will assist with obtaining best value
  • Procurement Benefits
  • Frameworks 
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CPD:  6 hours

Member Organisations:  £150
Associate Organisations: £170
Non-Member organisations: £190

(All prices subject to VAT.  Discounts for multiple bookings may apply)


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