Hello and welcome to Procurement and Supply Chain Management For Construction Projects online course.
This course is all about what is procurement and how to manage it which is a very important part in project success.
The course is structured in a way that will take you from A to Z on how to practice procurement including the different types of contracts to be used and what is the difference between contract and purchase order and when to use each of them.
This course is very much recommended for you if you meet any of the below criteria:
1 – If you want to learn procurement from zero and start your career.
2 – If you want to learn how to qualify and select vendors.
3 – If you want to learn the different types of contracts.
4 – If you want to learn what are the changes to contracts and how to deal with them.
5 – If you want to learn what are the legal concepts when managing disputes.
6 – If you want to know the parties involved in contractual relationships in construction industry.
7 – If you want to learn how to draft request for proposal and how to compare prices.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
1 – Define and practise procurement for construction projects.
2 – Compare quotations, proposals, vendors and make a selection.
3 – Identify which type of contract to be used for each package and when to use a purchase order.
4 – Have a clear understanding about terms of payment and contractual terms related to payment.
5 – Draft request for proposal as a professional.
6 – Differentiate between Employer, Engineer, Contractor, Subcontractor and Supplier.
Steps that you will be taking to gradually increase your knowledge during the course:
1 – Watch the course modules and don’t skip any lectures
2 – Practise the quiz at the end of each module
3 – Go back to previous lectures if you had any confusions.
4 – Download the RFP template and prepare a sample RFP.
5 – Download the Bid Evaluation template and prepare a sample Comparison Sheet.
6 – Ask me if you need any further explanation.
The course is a mix of theoretical knowledge and practical experience about procurement where the theoretical modules are taken from the PMP guidelines on how to professionally manage project procurement, that when mixed gives full pictures of how procurement is managed in the biggest construction markets worldwide.
I’m very excited to have you here guys reading all of this and since you made it to the end of this course description, see you in the first lecture.
If you have any queries related to this course, please don’t hesitate to contact me for clarification.
CCP, PMP, ACIArb.