Free Resources

NECI is pleased to help empower professionals to better prepare for the ever-changing landscape of procurement and contract management. We’re inspired by the potential of technology as the foundation for change, and offer a variety of reports, primers, and online learning tools and our free self-assessment at no cost.

“The Foundations of Competitive Contracting in Canada was excellent. Clear and concise. A great tool, especially for any new staff to procurement.”

Maria Ciarniello

Project Manager, Province of BC

Premium Free Resources

Click one of the images below to find out how to get instant access to 2 free procurement training courses.

Foundations of Competitive Contracting in Canada

In this online module, we offer the foundational information critical to Canadian procurement professionals embarking on any form of contracting process. This module takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Get this free course.

Conducting a Quick and Dirty Risk Assessment

Hot off the press is our new FREE micro-module on risk identification and assessment. Our tools, tips, and micro-modules can help you and your team refine your procurement and contract management expertise and stay up-to-date. Get this free course.

Procurement Skills Assessment Tool

Public Sector Procurement Self Assessment Tool

Find out which areas in the procurement and contract management cycle you excel at, and which areas you may need to improve. The self-assessment takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. Start the self assessment.

The Legal Edge Procurement News Articles

The Legal Edge

The Legal Edge — published since 1994 — publishes articles written by legal and procurement experts that analyze court cases involving procurement, and showcase trends in the procurement industry. Learn More.

Request for Funding Downloadable Template

Funding Request

Request sponsorship from your employer for enrollment in NECI’s PSPP program using our easy to complete Request for Funding Letter template. Download now.

Lunch and Learn Group Facilitated Discussions

Lunch & Learn Toolkit

Lunch and Learns are facilitated group discussions that focus on important procurement and contract management topics for your organization. It is a chance to create meaningful learning sessions that encourage participants to reflect, share their experience, and apply critical thinking to challenges. Learn more.

Online, Blended, and In-Class Proven Procurement Training

If you’re interested in learning more about the programs we offer, follow the links below:

Is Procurement Training Right for You?

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