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Courses in our Public Sector Series

Officials in SCM functions are seldom adequately trained in asset management and often do not understand the asset lifecycle and why assets are an important contributor to service delivery.

The Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2017 (sub-regulation 9(a)) require that “…if the price offered by a tenderer scoring the highest points, is not market-related, the organ of state may not award the contract….” and then provides a process for negotiating with bidders.

The AG is expected to focus more stringently on the compliance of PFMA and MFMA institutions with regards to the Local Production and Local Content provisions in the Preferential Procurement Regulations 2017.

Preferential Procurement Regulations of 2017 states that “a contract may be awarded to a tenderer that did not score the highest points, only in accordance with section 2(1)(f) of the Act.”

Deviations from open competitive bidding methods are allowed within the PFMA as long as they have been approved.

Implement a fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective Supply Management Chain function.

The Supply Chain Management system within the PFMA and MFMA was introduced to drastically improve service delivery.

Endorsed by National Treasury

Unpack the key elements for developing effective Bid Invitations as required under legislation.

The practical and legal implications of the new regulations are significant; it is imperative that your organisation implements the regulations correctly.

Tangible (physical) assets are a vital corporate resource and applying the principles of asset management will ensure this resource input is at the lowest overall cost.


Strategic Sourcing and Category Management
Next Date: 18 Oct 2021
Developing and Managing Contracts and SLA's
Next Date: 20 Oct 2021
Intermediate Microsoft Excel
Next Date: 21 Oct 2021
Supervisory Skills for Procurement Managers
Next Date: 25 Oct 2021
Fundamentals of Stores and Stock Control
Next Date: 28 Oct 2021
Negotiation Skills for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 1 Nov 2021
Finance for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 2 Nov 2021
Project Management for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 2 Nov 2021
Ethics in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Next Date: 4 Nov 2021
Critical Negotiation Skills for the Procurement Professional
Next Date: 9 Nov 2021
Practical Procurement
Next Date: 15 Nov 2021
Effective Tendering and Supplier Management
Next Date: 17 Nov 2021
Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management
Next Date: 18 Nov 2021
Legal Aspects in Purchasing and Supply Management
Next Date: 22 Nov 2021
Preferential Procurement (B-BBEE)
Next Date: 23 Nov 2021
Enterprise and Supplier Development for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 23 Nov 2021
Communication Intelligence for Procurement Professionals
Next Date: 24 Nov 2021
Managing Total Cost of Ownership
Next Date: 24 Nov 2021
Tender Specification Writing in Procurement
Next Date: 25 Nov 2021
Value Analysis/Value Engineering for Supply Chain Professionals
Next Date: 30 Nov 2021
Procurement Analytics
Next Date: 6 Dec 2021
Asset Management in the Public Sector
Date to be confirmed
Logistics Management
Date to be confirmed