Hardware & Software

Developing an IT Procurement Policy (HS200)

Author: Pierre-Antoine Ferron
Review: Michael Houle and Corey Pembleton

Comprised of one module and an accompanying Guidelines for Developing a Municipal Information Technology Procurement Policy in the Context of an Open Smart City (HS200) is the Community Solutions Network Advisory Service advanced course on the ins and outs of IT procurement policy development.

Its aim is to give you the necessary tools to begin working on your own policy for your municipality.

Once you have finished H200, you will have covered:

1. Why IT procurement policies matters
Invitation: Why is an IT procurement policy important?

2. The steps to creating an IT procurement policy
Action: What key steps are needed in developing this type of policy?
  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: IT Policy Governance and Principles
  • Module 2: Stakeholders of an IT Policy
  • Module 3: Implementing the IT Policy
  • Module 4: Overview of related internal and external governance instruments
  • Course Summary
  • Post-course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever