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Lead tutor Simon Harvey is a management consultant, trainer and keynote speaker specialising in transformational strategy for sustainable enterprise. As a recognised expert in the field of organisational strategy and sustainability, Simon has provided advice, training and coaching to over 100 businesses, as well as a diverse range of public sector agencies. Taking a ‘people first’ approach to sustainability, his work focuses on connecting strategy to effective risk management and value creation by increasing the internal capability and understanding of client teams. All Simon’s work is underpinned by a commitment to openly share his knowledge, expertise and skills in delivering solutions that foster internal ownership of decision-making and accelerate internal momentum. Simon is a Senior Associate of The Natural Step and a Director of the BusinessLAB collaborative strategy consultancy.
(MSc Environmental Systems Analysis. IEMA Associate)
Calum Revfem is a passionate sustainability advocate who works with enterprises to help them understand, communicate and implement their sustainability values. Calum has developed sustainable procurement criteria and processes for local government organisations and businesses, enabling them to create value through purchasing.
Calum trained in Environmental Systems Analysis and has a Masters from Wageningen UR in the Netherlands. He is the managing director of Envirostate, a board member of Conscious Consumers and the chairman of Enviro Challenge NZ, a charitable trust delivering a sustainability education and leadership programme in high schools.
There is a limited number of 20 participants per block course.
This course is provided through the Centre for Sustainable Practice. A business unit of Otago Polytechnic, the Centre’s mission is to inspire capability for real change. Qualifications, research, business programmes, projects and leadership do this through implementing action competence – a combination of the ability to take action, having a future focus, connectedness with others, knowledge, experience and reflection.
* Strategic supply chain risks and opportunities
* Supply chain mapping and analysis
* Supplier evaluation criteria and processes
* Sustainable procurement policy and practice
At the successful completion of this course, you will have:
* an understanding of purpose, benefits and challenges of sustainable procurement for an organisation
* an understanding of sustainable procurement principles, processes and application
* the ability to undertake a sustainability procurement process within your own or another organisation Understand procurement risks and opportunities
* the necessary skills and frameworks to evaluate your suppliers
* the ability to build supplier capability.
Evidence-based assessment through course activities and development of a sustainable procurement plan.
This programme involves one two-day block course in either Auckland or Wellington followed by three webinars and a project presentation day.
You should expect to undertake approximately 50 hours of directed study and 100 hours of self-directed study.
Further study options
Links to useful websites:
* The Procura+ Manual (3rd edition - still in draft)
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