Our videos are designed to introduce the concept of procurement, provide information on what help is available to schools, academies and colleges and to explain the procurement legislation that applies to public sector purchasing. Find out more about why we produced these videos
Introduction to Purchasing and Procurement (part-1)
This video explains what procurement is and why it’s important. It delves into the different stages of the procurement cycle, demonstrating what appropriate tendering thresholds might look like in your organisation and how to draft specifications.
Introduction to Purchasing and Procurement (part-2)
This video addresses how to achieve value for money, introduces procurement legislation and provides tips on where to start with procurement activities to inspire you onto further development of procurement within your organisation.
Framework Agreements – Making them work for you
This video addresses the due diligence process undertaken by CPC on framework suppliers, the benefits to you of using a CPC framework agreement, what a framework cannot deliver, how suppliers respond to your competitions through a framework and how to maximise the number of supplier responses.
Framework Delivery from Inception to Launch
This presentation addresses how CPC engage with stakeholders and suppliers, develops specifications, adheres to procurement procedures, produces user documentation and markets the framework agreement.
College Insurance Procurement & Risk
This presentation is designed specifically for those with responsibility of procuring insurance services within a further education college environment.
Understanding contract law
Understand standard terms used in contract law and on whose terms you might be contracting. This video includes tips for contract best practice.