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Overview of Procurement (C235)


Type: Online
Duration: 03:00 hours
Status: Active

The Government procurement process aims to obtain the best value for Canadians while enhancing access, competition and fairness. This online self-paced course provides an overview for non-specialists of the different functions, policies, roles and responsibilities related to the federal procurement process. Participants will gain a more in-depth understanding of the procurement process and its different contractual phases.

Topics include:

  • understanding procurement laws and measures
  • defining contract requirements and planning considerations
  • developing a selection methodology
  • developing evaluation criteria


This course is recognized by the Certification Program for the Federal Government Procurement and Materiel Management Communities, which is managed by the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. To learn more about the certification program, consult the Acquired Services and Assets Sector Communities Management Office (ASAS CMO) on GCpedia.

This course is open to all public servants.

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  • Topics: Procurement
  • Community: Employees; Functional specialists; Managers; Supervisors
  • Audience: Materiel Management specialists; Real Property specialists
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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