Canada's Leading Procurement Training Organization
Cannabis in the Workplace — Are You Ready?
A major issue debated these days is how employers can prepare themselves and their organizations for the coming legalization of cannabis in Canada.

A panel discussion at a recent Vancouver Island Regional Construction Association event tackled this contentious topic head on.

Suffice to say, there was standing room only at the event.
Spotlight on Leadership: Distracted Management
If you can’t see the forest for the trees, you may suffer from distracted management .

So many supply chain teams are operating with out-of-date policies , annual inventory counts mandated by internal and/or external auditors, competitive bid templates lacking adequate protection, and restricted staff training , or without monitoring supplier performance, having a contract management strategy, or being myopically focused on reducing costs.
Quote of the Day
"A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit."
Arnold H. Glasow
Where is NECI? Terrace, BC
On May 24th, NECI’s instructor “Larry Berglund” delivered a 1-day in-house Signature Seminar called the “ Infrastructure Masterclass ” to members of the Northern Regional Construction Association (NRCA) in Terrace, BC.

Continue reading to learn more about the NRCA, discover their main take-aways, and read comments from attendees — one of which was a little bit out of the ordinary ...
Upcoming Events
June 26 10:00 - 11:30 AM PST
We'll ​provide you with ​an in-depth ​analysis ​you can ​use ​to ​navigate ​through ​new trade agreement ​issues, ​and we'll also ​consider ​the ​application ​of ​some ​tribunal ​decisions ​that ​provide ​guidance ​in ​establishing ​technical ​specifications ​that ​are ​compliant ​with ​the ​obligations ​under ​the new ​trade ​agreements. REGISTER
PSPP 202 : Solicitation & Award $879
July 9 - August 3
In PSPP 202, you'll explore the intricacies of meeting public-sector obligations of fairness and transparency in the context of a solicitation – particularly, how to conduct a fair evaluation and award process according to the express terms of the solicitation document. ​ LEARN MORE
PSPP 203 : Managing & Evaluation $879
September 10 - October 5
In PSPP 203, you’ll learn how to invoke contract remedies with minimal disruption to the contract deliverables and outcomes, and handle potential contract extensions, modifications, and renewals so that they do not create policy, legal or other risks for your organization, and more​. LEARN MORE
100% Online and Self-Directed Training
Our Skill Builders training gives you the option of exploring 2 detailed courses covering the following topics
  1. RFP & Tender Drafting
  2. Contract Drafting
Each course takes about 7 hours to complete, and is a great way to maintain your professional designation .
Call our office toll free at 888-990-7267 for more information or email us .