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 Procurement events

We spread the word about the latest procurement trends and provide networking opportunities at our Procurement Professionals Forum for Queensland Government.
Here’s a sample of what we’ve covered:
If you’d like to suggest a topic or theme contact us on

Cartels and risk management

Cartels—urban myth or procurement reality?

Presenters: Susan MacLeod and Cynthia Tupicoff—Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
Get practical tips on how procurement officers can disrupt cartels and find out about the ACCC’s role in cartel investigation by viewing the October ACCC presentation (PDF, 1MB).

Mitigating risk in your supply chain: the power of due diligence Presenter: Hamish Doley—KPMG partner

Find out common reasons why a contract might fail and get guidance on what you can do to better mitigate supply chain risk by viewing the October KPMG presentation (PDF, 286KB)

Procurement professionalisation

Our May 2011 forum featured presentations by:
Dr O'Connor introduced QUT's new Graduate Certificate in Business (Strategic Procurement). For more information about the graduate certificate:

Supplier relationship management (SRM)

Presenter: Paul Rogers—PMMS Consulting Group

Practical application of good contract management

This was an extremely popular topic so we hosted two fora with presenter Martin Dutton—Major Training Services Director.
View Martin’s presentation (PDF, 586KB) including case studies and an overview of the key phases of contract management: contract administration, managing the contract, contract management cycle, contract management plan, roles and responsibilities.

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