Social Procurement Workshop

About the Presenter: Keith Whelan

Keith presently works with all sectors for the community both public and private sector, sourcing grants and funding. Keith has consulted with Local, State and Federal Government in Australia as well as a number of not for profit organisations, charities, sporting clubs, universities, environmental groups, businesses and indigenous groups across the country. He presently teaches Grant Writing Workshops at the University of Sydney & Australian National University, Canberra.

What previous clients have said:

A completely new opportunity for us as a Local Government Authority, which was explained by Keith in a practical fashion. A very relevant workshop to attend for those involved in the Local Government Sector. – Trent

They say you learn something new everyday. I did today! Keith is an excellent presenter and allows time for Q&A and audience participation – Joan

“A lot of relevant information provided” – Cole

Who should attend

This workshop is the ideal, practical guide to Social Procurement for any LGA seeking to understand this new concept and how it works for Local Government. This is a practical step by step workshop where examples from both the public and private sector will be assessed. A discussion will also take place with regard to current developments in the Social Procurement Sector

This workshop will provide valuable knowledge on a range of Social Procurement related topics:

  • Scope of social procurement
  • Current practices and case studies
  • Exploring potential size of spend
  • Procurement categories and opportunities
  • How to gain momentum
  • How to link with CSR objectives and measure benefits
  • Continuous feedback on findings from the research to enable member organisations to accelerate social procurement opportunities