Originally posted on the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada) website
Join Kara Thompson to learn how you can increase your odds of winning government opportunities, by understanding how you can make your bid look the best. Key takeaways from the presentation will include: Understanding “best value” procurement and why governments are shifting to “best value”; and, how to position your solution to highlight your innovation and become the successful proponent. You’ll discover the top five tips to create a proposal for government that internal evaluators are more likely to justify as the clear winner.
Kara Thompson is the owner of Accountability Law Office in Edmonton, a boutique law firm providing legal and consulting advice on public procurement processes and contracting. Ms. Thompson also owns and facilitates training for Three E Training Inc., which trains provincial government employees on the management of contracts and procurement processes.
Her expertise builds on her 14 years of experience as a senior solicitor at Alberta Human Services specializing in public sector procurement and contract law. She combines her comprehensive knowledge of public sector procurement, and familiarity with the provincial government business environment to provide specialized service to government and industry. Her area of specialty is social service value-based procurements, helping her clients get the best financial value for the most innovative service solution proposed. Kara attended the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta.
5:00pm to 5:45pm - Networking and Drinks
5:45pm to 6:30pm - Dinner
6:30pm to 8:00pm - Presentation
Date: November 15, 2016
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton AB
Cost: $50 for CMC-Alberta members, $55 for non-members
Register via the CMC-Canada website here, http://www.cmc-canada.ca/professionaldevelopment/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=c480f095-44ee-4819-a3fe-bd9199cb9e56&EventTypeKey=&Home=/professionaldevelopment/events/calendar