Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome

  • 2

    1. Principles of Social / Sustainable Procurement

    • What is Social / Sustainable Procurement?

    • ‘Social’ or ‘Sustainable’ Procurement?

    • Value Pluralism

    • Case Study: Auckland Council

    • Social Procurement & Social Responsibility

    • Levelling the Playing Field

    • Social Procurement: The New Zealand Context

    • Quiz: Principles of Social and Sustainable Procurement

  • 3

    2. Categories of Social Procurement

    • What Counts as Social Procurement?

    • Labour Market Insertion (Targeted Employment)

    • Workforce Development

    • Supplier Diversity

    • Case Study: Rotorua Culvert and Vegetation Redeployment Project (2020)

    • Quiz: Categories of Social Procurement

  • 4

    3. Supplier Diversity

    • A Brief History of Supplier Diversity

    • Supplier Diversity in New Zealand

    • Why Choose Supplier Diversity?

    • Audio: Social Equity and Black Lives Matter

    • Conditions for Success

    • Quiz: Supplier Diversity


  • How long does the course take to complete?

    We recommend allowing approximately 4hours to complete the course.

  • Can I start the course and come back to it?

    Yes. The course allows you to revisit all the sections at any point and allows you to leave the Module and come back at another time. You can go at your own pace.

  • Can I pay by invoice?

    Yes. Invoices need to be at least $2000 in value. This means you can either purchase the module for multiple members of your team or enroll to multiple modules. This can take up to 10 working days to process and access will only be granted once payment is received. If you require an invoice please email