Who should attend

This course has been designed for Commonwealth employees who have a working involvement in procurement or outsourcing.

Course outline and objectives

In this 2-hour course we will explain the dark art of assessing value for money:

  • defining 'value for money'
  • receipt and registration of bids
  • screening bids
  • evaluating technical merit
  • evaluating price
  • evaluating risk
  • ranking bids and bidders on the basis of overall value for money
  • preparing evaluation reports
  • debriefing successful and unsuccessful bidders.


Our presenters are experienced lawyers from AGS Commercial who specialise in drafting contracts and advising clients on their rights and obligations under contracts.


This is a 2-hour course, either starting at 9.30 am or 1.30 pm. Morning/afternoon tea will be provided.


Standard fee – $270 (inclusive of GST) per person.