Route to Contract - Virtual - RTC-V

Business Skills College
2 days - 0900-1530 hrs

About this course

The course uses practical exercises to consolidate learning and references Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Level 4 learning outcomes and procurement models.  The MOD’s procurement cycle is used as a basis to illustrate practical application of commercial input to the process.

The course examines areas of potential commercial risk, commercial assurance and compliance with relevant legislation.  It considers competitive or single source contracting and potential legal challenges. It is also part of a suite of MOD courses designed to assist commercial officer’s progress from awareness to expert level but has wider applicability to non-MOD and wider government employees.

What you will learn

By the end of this course you will be able to:
  • identify and manage commercial risks through each stage of a procurement cycle
  • place competitive or single source contracts and minimise risk of legal challenge or dispute
  • identify legal elements of a contract and how they are related to a policy and regulatory framework
  • understand the principles of an approvals process and its supporting business cases, competition and single source contracting
  • understand the role of a commercial officer and their interaction with industry

How will this course help my career?

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of the procurement processes allowing you to move forward in your chosen career.

It is strongly recommended that students read the Commercial Awareness Guide (available through the Commercial Toolkit) before attending the course. 

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants

How will I learn?


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