Procurement Management and Tender Evaluation for Construction and Facilities Projects

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

All construction and facilities projects require proper procurement methods and strategies. This involves the understanding of various contractual arrangement methods from procuring consultants, main contractors to sub-contractors and suppliers.

Strategic procurement ensures products, materials and systems specified are comprehensively evaluated to ensure that they are fit for purpose, meet the time, cost and quality objectives of the clients. For project bidders, those effective bids can be translated into successful award of the construction and facilities projects.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with an overview of the various types of contractual arrangements as well as the respective tendering processes for Built Environment (BE) projects adopted by public and private sectors. This enables procurement executive/officer to recommend and deploy the appropriate types of contractual arrangements based on the project nature, complexity, scope, time, cost, as well as the client’s requirements to drive sustainable and innovative solutions. 
Proper tender management allows procurement executive/officer and bidders to have the clarity to interpret tender documentation, manage tendering processes from pre-tender stage, tender stage to post tender evaluation and award.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Understand the fundamental principles of procurement management
• Recommend the appropriate types of contractual arrangements used in public and private sectors
• Prepare and manage tendering processes for open, selective and negotiated tenders, including single stage or two stages tendering
• Manage tender stage enquiries and evaluate tender bids based on Price Quality Methodologies
• Conduct tender interviews and write tender recommendation report

Suitable for

Procurement Executive, Purchasing Officer, Supply chain manager, Supplier relationship manager, Contract Administrator, Category buyer, Purchasing manager, E-procurement manager, Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Procurement Evaluator, Procurement Vetter and Approver, Specifications Writer, Facilities Officer.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Secondary 4, ITE or Diploma qualifications; Proficient in English Communication (Spoken & Written); Have general knowledge on procuring goods and services.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Full Fees (before GST): $600.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $12.60 
GST payable for others: $42.00

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$540.00$72.60 
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$420.00$192.60 
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$420.00$192.60 
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$540.00$72.60 
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$642.00

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
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c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.