The Role of the Project Manager in Procurement

12 PDUs / contact hours
If you need to navigate the maze of rules and regulations associated with procurement for projects or want to learn more about the process, this workshop is for you! This two-day workshop provides an overview of the legal, policy and financial frameworks applicable to the contracting process. We will focus largely on government procurement, but the concepts can easily be applied to the private sector as we focus on procurement best practices. The workshop emphasizes the role of the project manager and the major considerations when undertaking the four phases of procurement. As a project manager, you will be better equipped to meet the challenges associated with procurement for the successful completion of your projects.

Two-day Workshop

No Prerequisites


This workshop is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and as such will provide 12 PDUs (Professional Development Units) / contact hours towards attaining or maintaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation.

Professional Development Units are allocated according to the number of training hours completed by the student and may be granted by increments of 0.25 PDU for each 15 minutes of training. A participation certificate will be given to students who attend a minimum of 90% of the course.


*PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.​

  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Instructor
  • Guiding principles for procurement

  • Overview of the legal, financial and policy framework

  • The four phases of procurement

  • Understand competitive versus non-competitive contracts

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of key players

  • Procurement planning and best practices

  • Describe the key elements and benefits of a well-written statement of work

  • Understand the elements and steps involved in a bid evaluation plan

  • Identify the key elements of the bid evaluation and contractor selection process

  • Manage and monitor your contract

  • Project managers and others who are expected to plan or oversee a procurement during the life of their project. The workshop is appropriate for participants who have very little knowledge of procurement best practices or who want a refresher.

Pierre Paquette, B.A., B.ED, is a procurement consultant and trainer with more than 30 years’ experience in federal government procurement.  As a former employee of Public Works and Government Services Canada, his experience spanned from hands-on contracting of simple requirements to multi-million dollar complex professional services projects, to providing procurement advice and training.  During his career, he was senior director of Professional Services Procurement, directed the Contract Claims Resolution Board and was chief of staff for an associate deputy minister.  He has worked on many time-sensitive procurements and has an excellent understanding of the maze of federal procurement policies and rules.  Pierre is a dynamic speaker with a passion for training.  As an executive instructor at the Canada School of Public Service, he provided authority delegation training covering finance, human resources and procurement.  He is a sought after consultant providing procurement training and strategic procurement advice across government. 

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12 PDUs / contact hours
If you need to navigate the maze of rules and regulations associated with procurement for projects or want to learn more about the process, this workshop is for you! This two-day workshop provides an overview of the legal, policy and financial frameworks applicable to the contracting process. We will focus largely on government procurement, but the concepts can easily be applied to the private sector as we focus on procurement best practices. The workshop emphasizes the role of the project manager and the major considerations when undertaking the four phases of procurement. As a project manager, you will be better equipped to meet the challenges associated with procurement for the successful completion of your projects.

Two-day Workshop

No Prerequisites


This workshop is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and as such will provide 12 PDUs (Professional Development Units) / contact hours towards attaining or maintaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® designation.

Professional Development Units are allocated according to the number of training hours completed by the student and may be granted by increments of 0.25 PDU for each 15 minutes of training. A participation certificate will be given to students who attend a minimum of 90% of the course.


*PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.​

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The Role of the Project Manager in Procurement

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Pierre Paquette, B.A., B.ED, is a procurement consultant and trainer with more than 30 years’ experience in federal government procurement.  As a former employee of Public Works and Government Services Canada, his experience spanned from hands-on contracting of simple requirements to multi-million dollar complex professional services projects, to providing procurement advice and training.  During his career, he was senior director of Professional Services Procurement, directed the Contract Claims Resolution Board and was chief of staff for an associate deputy minister.  He has worked on many time-sensitive procurements and has an excellent understanding of the maze of federal procurement policies and rules.  Pierre is a dynamic speaker with a passion for training.  As an executive instructor at the Canada School of Public Service, he provided authority delegation training covering finance, human resources and procurement.  He is a sought after consultant providing procurement training and strategic procurement advice across government. 

Audience: 

Project managers and others who are expected to plan or oversee a procurement during the life of their project. The workshop is appropriate for participants who have very little knowledge of procurement best practices or who want a refresher.

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The Role of the Project Manager in Procurement
February 22, 23, 2018
9:00 - 16:00
$935.00

PMP Certification = Earning Power 

According to a new global survey by PMI, the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification brings its holders 20% more in salary than uncertified practitioners. Click here to read the complete report.

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