Our popular procurement workshops are back, but now in a virtual format.
The two-day in-person workshop has been transformed into 3-hour workshops in a series of four learning streams. Because of the collaborative nature of these workshops, class size is limited and the workshops will not be recorded.
This training is free of charge with support of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training and could prove to be quite popular. For that reason we request the following:
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training
1. Procurement 101
This workshop is intended for those who have little to no experience responding to government solicitations, or who feel that they need a refresher course on how procurement works within the BC Government. This course provides introductory information on how government procurement works. Topics covered will be:
2. Proposal Writing
This workshop is intended for those who are responsible to write proposals on behalf of their organization for government scored solicitations. It will be particularly useful to those who are new to this role or have not been as successful as they expected in the proposals written to date. Topics covered will be:
3. How Government Evaluates Proposals
This workshop is intended for those who are experienced in writing proposals but are unclear what happens after closing. It gives a “behind the scenes” glimpse into what Government does with proposals to determine the successful vendor. Topics covered will be:
4. What Executives Need to Know About Procurement
This workshop is intended for those in leadership roles who make the decisions on the opportunities that the organization responds to, and who sign-off on the submissions. his course explains the procurement framework that applies to how Government selects its contractors. Topics covered will be:
Liz Busch is a public sector procurement professional with over 19 years' experience as a BC government employee managing competitive solicitation projects to purchase a wide variety of goods and services for many different public sector clients. She is a known problem-solver, who finds effective solutions to even the most complex procurement problems. She understand the risks involved, and gives her clients options for their projects, based on their needs and risk tolerance.