GAVS Training: Procurement Essentials

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Date(s) - 16/11/2016
09:45 - 16:00

Training Room, 2nd Floor, Woolwich Equitable House.

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Effective public procurement is essential for good public services. It is important know how to effectively take part in, and respond to procurement requirements, in a creative way. This training covers key procurement concepts, principles and some of the technical aspects of good procurement. Gain a better understanding of the procurement process and learn how you can demonstrate your value, and stand out from the crowd.

By the end of the training you will be able to:

  • List four procurement barriers affecting the Third sector participation and explain how you can overcome them
  • Explain the Public procurement rules
  • Identify three principles you may rely on that may assist you to participate effectively in the procurement process

Please note this course is free for members. You will need to complete the online booking process below and this will be treated as your deposit, which will be refunded upon attendance. Your deposit will not be refunded if you fail to attend.

Booking Information

  1. To book using the members rate, you will need to log in to your account. Please call GAVS on 020 8309 8231 or email if you have trouble logging in.
  2. If you are booking more than one space, please enter the attendee name/s in the comment box.
  3. Enter code: online1 – to claim your 10% discount for booking online
  4. Booking is essential, you will not be admitted if you have not booked.
  5. Any attendees arriving later than 30 minutes of start time will not be admitted.
  6. Bookings will be closed 1 day before the event, please contact GAVS to be included on the reserve list.
  7. Refreshments will be available but please note lunch is not provided.
  8. Read the full GAVS Training Terms & Conditions.

For further information or booking issues, please call GAVS on 020 8309 8231 or email

Bookings are closed for this event.