Why Attend – Public Sector
With annual local government expenditure estimated at over £57bn and government handing more powers to local councils in order to deliver better public services, best practice procurement within local government becomes vital to ensure expenditure is managed effectively and councils are driving value for money.
LGA’s updated National Procurement Strategy Diagnostic highlights new areas for focus amongst local government procurement professionals. Adding value continues to be a key theme – whether it be delivering social value, commercialisation or asset management, developing innovation or delivering efficiency savings, procurement professionals need to be clued up on how to deal with these challenges.
The free to attend CPD certified Training Zones at LGPE have been designed specifically to upskill local government procurement professionals in the key areas highlighted in the recent National Procurement Strategy Diagnostic with the aim of transforming public procurement. All sessions count towards your CIPS chartered Status and offer your team a fantastic and unique opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge all in one place, on one day.
Results of the recent diagnostic survey showed the following areas required further training:
Last year over 120 local authorities attended LGPE and with 2019 set to be bigger than ever before, can your organisation afford to miss out?
Book your team to attend LGPE here – places are complimentary for those working in the public sector.