PSPP 301: Procurement Practice – Putting it all Together

Procurement Practice – Putting it all Together

Building on the skills and knowledge gained in PSPP 101, 201, 202 & 203, this interactive, peer-to-peer, online course incorporates discussions on current case examples and topics, to expand understanding and solidify key points. There are two individual assignments to be completed and submitted, and participation in the discussion contributes to participants’ overall mark for the course.

Over the four weeks of the course, participants are expected to spend 7 to 8 hours per week completing their assignments while carrying out their regular workload. Participants will learn how to budget time and to put into practice examples and illustrations they learned during the program.  Course description.


PSPP 101, 201, 202 and 203.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze common procurement scenarios and recommend an appropriate course of action
  • Differentiate between effective and ineffective procurement strategies
  • Research advanced procurement strategies and assess the value for your organization
  • Reflect on your own practice and identify areas for further development
  • Identify networking and continuing education opportunities

Expected Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will have the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effectively during all phases of the procurement and contract management cycle.

You will have reviewed and reflected on the key components of each step of the cycle and practiced the skills learned in levels 1 and 2 through interactive discussions and written assignments. Upon successful completion, you will receive your Public Sector Procurement Program certificate.

A Presentation About the Public Sector Procurement Program (PSPP)

Click here to view a short presentation about how completing the PSPP program and getting your “PSPP Certificate” will benefit you.

Courses in the Accredited PSPP Certificate Program

If you complete each course in the PSPP program, you will get your fully accredited PSPP (Public Sector Procurement Program) Certificate, which is recognized by many public sector organizations (see our clients).

Alternatively, you can choose to take each course individually, and upgrade your skill set at your convenience. Click the below images to learn more about each course.

Save 20%. Only $3252.

Register for the NEW PSPP Bundle (includes PSPP 101, PSPP 201, PSPP 202, PSPP 203 & PSPP 301), and receive a 20% discount (not to be combined with other offers) for an exceptional value of $813 off the regular 5 course price of $4065.

Progress through the program at your own pace, manage your training schedule with ease, and obtain only one approval for all 5 courses.

Accreditation & SCMP Credit

PSPP Accredited through the CSCSC’s National Accreditation Program

Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council logoSince 2011, the PSPP has been accredited by the Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council through its National Accreditation Program (the NAP). The accreditation is renewed every three years. The NAP recognizes educational offerings in supply chain-related topics that meet the Council’s standards for accreditation, created with significant input from supply chain stakeholders. The standards are based on national and international best practices and principles, and include requirements for course/program needs assessment, design, development, delivery, and student evaluation. As an accredited program, the PSPP has shown that it meets all of those standards.

Customized Training Options to Meet Diverse Needs

PSPP-national-accreditation-programPSPP courses are easily adapted for in-house delivery to public organizations across Canada. We can schedule a course for staff at your location, or set up a session where local groups partner to host a shared training initiative.

Courses can be customized to address regional or organizational templates and nuances to ensure participants receive training that is relevant and tailored to their needs, while preserving the integrity of the competency structure of the program.

SCMP Credits

Students who successfully pass any of the 200 level PSPP courses are eligible for public sector specialization credits as an exemption from taking the International Business and Multi-Cultural Skills Workshop towards the SCMP Designation Program.

CPPB and CPPO Credits

The PSPP course and its components qualify as procurement training/education contact hours for both the CPPB and CPPO certification programs offered by the UPPCC.

Professional Designation Maintenance Credits

Most professional designations include a maintenance program to ensure members are staying up to date in their field.  Log credits with NECI’s programs while participating in relevant and meaningful training that supports professional performance.

Is the PSPP 301 Course Right for You? Find Out…

Cost for PSPP 301 is $979 + tax, and has multiple start-dates throughout the year. If you have any questions, feel free to call us toll free at 1-888-990-7267 or send us an e-mail.

Learner Comments

Not only have I learned so much, knowing procurement professionals across the country have the same issues and types of procurements as I do really gives me confidence and proves procurement really is the place for me.

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