Course Details

Developing Specifications for Excellence

This one day course is designed to assist Local Governments and Contract Managers in Western Australia to:
  • Demonstrate a systemised, practical step-by-step process to developing a fit for purpose SOW/SOR for any purchase;
  • Clarify the roles and responsibilities of different people involved in developing a SOW/SOR;
  • Share practical experiences among the members of the group through participation, discussion and group problem solving; and
  • Progress an actual live request statement of requirements to a point where the participant is confident they can complete it quickly, efficiently and effectively.


Target Audience:

This workshop is designed to help any person tasked with the responsibility of capturing and documenting the requirements associated with a procurement effort:
  • Procurement personnel
  • Scope writers
  • Technical/field personnel
  • Reviewers and Management

Learning Outcomes:

  • what needs to be provided in a statement of requirement;
  • what is involved in a procurement outcome so that it is fair to, and achievable by, potential providers
  • the different specification types, and when to use them
  • how to develop and document offer evaluation plans, including criteria for evaluation
  • provide contract arrangements, standards of performance and codes of practice, incentives, disincentives and performance measures
  • how to prepare key performance indicators in a way that is achievable and meaningful; and
  • probity in the context of the evaluation plan.

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Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location  Spaces Cost
Developing Specifications for Excellence 15 August 2022 09:00 am - 04:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 19 $688.00
Developing Specifications for Excellence 5 December 2022 09:00 am - 04:30 pm WALGA West Leederville 20 $688.00