Maximising the benefits of procurement

8th July 2014, Manchester 

This CLES learning event will explore how public authorities can maximise the benefits of their procurement spend in economic, social and environmental terms. Based upon CLES’ research and advisory work it will explore how intelligence around procurement can be gathered, how the culture of procurers can be changed and how the influence of the supply chain can enable wider local and economic benefits.

Course fee

  • Non members – £100;
  • VCS non members – £75;
  • Members – £50;
  • VCS members – £40

CLES members can use prepaid event days to book this course where appropriate. 

Course fees include detailed reference materials and refreshments.


12.30pm registration for 1pm start. Course ends at 4pm.