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Innovation Procurement - Competitive Dialogue

Date:   Jan 30, 2019 - Jan 30, 2019
Time:   8:30 AM (EST)
1 Dundas Street W
Toronto, ON

Innovation Procurement - Competitive Dialogue

Is your organization confronted with large complex projects and not sure which way to proceed to procure? Have you wanted to seek the expertise of the suppliers in the market and have an open discussion in an exploratory and transparent way? Do you or your senior management want to tap into the buzz and benefits about newer innovation procurement and value-based methodologies?

If so, this one-day interactive seminar about Competitive Dialogue is for you and will provide you ways to expand procurement methodologies in your organization. Whether your organization is in the public or private sector, this interactive workshop will teach you the key fundamentals about Competitive Dialogue.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand
    • the origins of and what Competitive Dialogue is
    • the key challenges in using Competitive Dialogue
    • the best usages for Competitive Dialogue
  • Review use objectives, benefits and methodology for Competitive Dialogue
  • Explore risk strategies and mitigation of risks in using Competitive Dialogue
  • Examine
    • the components of and how to build a toolkit for Competitive Dialogue  
    • timelines to be considered and resources needed in the successful use of Competitive Dialogue
    • considerations before embarking on this new procurement methodology

About the Instructor:

Debby Shapero Propp is a commercial lawyer with a focus on procurement, technology and health law and has provided legal services in the private, public and broader public sectors for over 25 years.  Debby both provides advice on challenging procurement initiatives and major group procurements and develops and implements procurement processes and related agreements. Debby acts for her clients in major technology acquisitions and negotiations for both traditional and emerging technologies.

Debby is a seasoned and dedicated public presenter and instructor and regularly teaches across Canada. Drawing on her experience working both with a wide range of clients and as in-house counsel, over the last few years Debby has developed practical and well-received professional development seminars.

Debby has worked successfully with clients on the Competitive Dialogue methodology, taught about Competitive Dialogue throughout parts of Canada and written about Competitive Dialogue nationally.  


This seminar is worth 5 Continuous Professional Development / Maintenance Credits

Seminar Cost:

  • Members $495.00 + HST (13%)
  • Non-members $795.00 + HST (13%)
    • Included with the registration fee, non-members receive a 1-year membership in the SCMAO
This seminar is worth 5 Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Maintenance Credits

Seminar Cancellation/Refund Policy: A full refund will be issued on cancellations received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the seminar/course start date. An administration fee of $150.00 is applicable if notification is received between three and nine days prior to start date. Thereafter no refund will be available. Substitutions and transfer of registrations is permissible when received in writing three business days before the seminar/course start date. Please note that credits to be used for future offerings are valid for 12 months from the date of initial payment and will expire if not used in that time frame. 


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