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Preparing for a Procurement

At Value Match we provide procurement solutions and bid management services delivered with integrity. This 60-minute course provides an introductory overview on how to prepare for a procurement and the various approaches involved. Developed and created by public and private sector procurement professionals, our Preparing for a Procurement training course provides a practical understanding of the initial activities required during the first stage of the procurement process.

Our courses are CPD meaning the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements ensuring any learner can record their hours in contribution to their continued professional development.

This course is CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified.


Procurement Cycle – Understanding the procurement cycle, and how to prepare for a procurement, by analysing your needs and understanding how to conduct market analysis, whilst applying useful tools and techniques to your procurement to maximise social value and minimise climate impact.

Understanding your Procurement Requirements – Learning how to define the reasons why you need a procurement and being able to map out your objectives.

Understanding the Market – Understanding how your requirements fit within the current market to ensure that your procurement is effective and achieves its objectives.

Free Downloadable Resources – Several freely downloadable resources available that will help maximise your procurement approach.


Preparing for a Procurement

£25.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Mobile friendly
  • PDF certificate

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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