Probity Fundamentals

Dates:

Perth: 1 December 2017
Brisbane: 5 December 2017

Time:

8.45am for 9.00am - 4.45pm

Cost:
Inc GST

$1,306 per person
$1,176 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$1,111 per person if in a group of three or more

Venues:

Perth: Level 27, QV1 Building,
250 St George's Terrace
Brisbane: Level 28, Riparian Plaza,
71 Eagle Street 

Further information: Phone 1800 882 110 
Email client.training@claytonutz.com

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Overview

Recent years have seen a significant rise in the level of sophistication being applied in terms of probity arrangements for government procurement activities. As governments enter into more complex contracts with the private sector, the procurement techniques and methods are varying. This has resulted in increased levels of scrutiny to ensure the processes are fair. Understanding the fundamentals of probity is key to running defensible processes. 

Who should attend?

Government employees involved in establishing or managing procurement or major project tenders.

What we’ll cover

  • What is probity?
  • What are the fundamental probity principles?
  • What are the roles of the various players – including the role of the Probity Auditor?
  • What are some of the usual probity protection mechanisms that are utilised?
  • How should a probity plan be developed and what should it include?
  • Examination of other common law legal issues and the potential areas for legal challenge to procurement processes arising from probity type issues.

What you’ll learn

You’ll develop a understanding of the key probity principles and how they are implemented in practice.

What our clients say

"I really enjoyed the session. It has given me the confidence to trust my knowledge on probity processes!"

"Highly informative. Lots to consider."

"Great presenter and engagement was fantastic."

'Will be valuable when preparing tender for future procurement.'

"'Thanks Jamie! Really enjoyed the day and have taken lots away from it."

"I now feel I have knowledge that I would previously had to rely on my probity and procurement advisors/officers." 

Support when you need it the most

As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.

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