Single Source Procurement Regulations Let & Management (Virtual) - SSPRLM-V

Business Skills College
2 days - 0900-1630 hrs and 0900-1600 hrs

About this course

The course covers the application of the rules and regulations for single source contracting in the MOD within the framework of the Defence Reform Bill 2014 and associated legislation. Its aim is to give you, as a MOD commercial officer, the confidence necessary to let and manage single source contracts.

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

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. 

Before you attend

Before attending this course you will need a basic awareness of the Defence Reform Act 2014, the half day SSPR-Awareness course is also recommended.

Please note this course is not open to industry except in non-MOD closed groups.

Delegates wishing to book on this course must ensure that prior to booking, their personal HMRS account is up to date including a full work postal address and mail point.

Can I attend this course?

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

How will I learn?


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