Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Project Management Foundations: Procurement.
- As procurement is an activity that goes beyond the world…of projects, there is plenty of information available…if you want to expand your knowledge and capabilities.…I would recommend you check out…the International Journal of Procurement Management…at the website on your screen.…This will provide you with valuable current information…on procurement strategies, outsourcing,…and supply management, in addition…to ethical procurement standards and working with suppliers.…If you're looking for more information…on contract structures and contract management,…you can get a PDF copy of the Contract Management Guide…from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.…
This document discusses approaches…to contract management overall, and focuses on pre-contract…and post-contract award activities.…In addition, it includes a contract risk management section…and provides guidelines…for building a specific contract management plan.…The document is available on the web…at the website on your screen.…With these and other resources, you can learn more…
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- Define project procurement.
- Distinguish when to use vendors and partners.
- Compare and contrast building versus buying.
- Identify different types of contracts.
- List types of payment approaches.
- Test your market.
- Build and use a request for information (RFI).