Housing Development Academy

Procurement: understanding key changes in the Procurement Act


This one-day course will explore how to get the most value from procurement ensuring the procurement process works to the correct objectives.

Participants will be taken through the procurement journey, giving them options available now and potentially following new legislation in April 2024. It will include use of the ‘construction innovation hub value toolkit’, the ‘construction playbook perspective’ and the ‘golden thread of value.

This course is highly interactive, using lots of case studies and scenarios for active learning.

Learning outcomes

  • Appreciate the key changes within the Procurement Act 2024 that may impact the procurement process.
  • Appreciate the legal framework which informs specifications for different development services.
  • Diagnose organisational procurement requirements which might prevent best value from being achieved.
  • Apply strategies to avoid challenge and disputes arising from a specification.