Best Education, Training or People Development Award


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Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award recognises the Irish-based third level institution, technical training college or organisation that can best demonstrate excellence in the delivery and development of knowledge or skills in the procurement profession.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Background: Please outline the size and nature of your organisation.
  • Programme: What is the curriculum or programme? Please detail curriculum development, student/delegate numbers and course accreditation and affiliation.
  • Development: How did the course prepare or develop the students/delegates for their career in procurement?
  • Excellence in Education & Training: Provide examples where an individual or the institution has gone beyond curricular requirements to facilitate students or delegates.
  • Challenges: Outline the challenges your organisation has faced over the last year and how your team demonstrated initiative, creativity, and leadership to overcome them.
  • Industry Exposure: Outline the exposure of students/ delegates to the wider community. This may include listings of invited speakers, details of external research, industrial or other relevant institutions nationally and globally.
  • Please provide details on dissemination of studies to the broader community: this can include publications, workshops and student awards or details of any competitions entered and prizes attained.