Social Procurement Solutions (G203)

Authors: Authors: Elizabeth Chick, David LePage (Buy Social Canada)

Social Procurement leverages a social value from your existing procurement. In What is Social Procurement (G103) you received a basic introduction to the concept of social procurement and how communities are integrating it into their Open Smart City strategies.

Social Procurement Solutions (G203) is the advanced course on social procurement in the Community Solutions Network One-to-One Advisory Service. It dives deeper into this topic, providing a concrete outline of the steps needed to implement procurement outcomes that connect to your community development goals.

Once you have finished this course, you should have increased your ability to work with the following aspects of social purchasing:

1. The value add of social procurement
Invitation: What is Social Procurement and why does it matter?

2. How to implement social purchasing
Activation: How do you build and implement strategic social purchasing into your existing processes (including identifying goals and procurement opportunities and measuring success)?
  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: Social Procurement: A Review
  • Module 2: The Abc's Of Implementing Social Procurement
  • Course Summary
  • Quiz
  • Post-course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever