Strategic Procurement – was Covid the catalyst for Change?

Written by: Donna Kirk – The Pro Forum Community of Practice Did you know there is no official definition for Strategic Procurement? There are a range of descriptions and methodologies that have evolved from an early discussion piece from Japanese [...]

2021-04-28T10:50:35+10:00April 13, 2021|Governments, Procurement|0 Comments

How to empower yourself with responsibility.

Written by: Karen Fischbach – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   Each workday we take ourselves to our place of work.  Many of us are on autopilot.  The question is, do we take responsibility for what we actually do during the time [...]

2021-04-28T10:55:09+10:00February 26, 2021|Governments, Project Management, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Procurement Management or Project Management

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd    John Donne famously wrote, “No man is an island.” He could have been talking about a project because projects cannot be completed without drawing from resources outside of the project [...]

2021-03-02T08:17:26+10:00November 19, 2020|Governments, Project Management|0 Comments

An Ethical Australia with Ethical Behaviour

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   An ethical Australia with ethical behaviour is what we believe to be our current state in general. However on Monday 26 October Q&A aired a program with a challenging [...]

2021-03-02T08:17:03+10:00November 18, 2020|Governments, Legal, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Part 2 – Why is a Conflict of Interest perceived as a negative?

Written by: Brett Lyndon – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   In the first part of this article, published in August  we looked at what a Conflict of interest is. In this, Part Two of our series on Conflict of [...]

2021-03-02T08:16:36+10:00September 4, 2020|Governments, Uncategorized|0 Comments

ABC describes a COVER UP in Coronavirus Hotel Quarantine Contract.

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   As a lay person reading a recent article from the ABC, one could get a little rattled at what seems to be a complete and utter disgrace. There is [...]

2021-03-02T08:16:26+10:00September 4, 2020|Governments|0 Comments

Part 1 Your Conflict of Interest (COI) – Brett Lyndon

Written by: Brett Lyndon – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   Pro Leaders Academy Facilitator, Brett Lyndon will take you through a 3-part series looking deeper into the area of Conflict of Interest, its implications and what steps you can [...]

2021-03-02T08:16:20+10:00August 6, 2020|Governments, Legal|0 Comments

Procurement within disrupted supply chains

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   No matter how much preparation goes into contingency scenarios, companies, organisations and governments can still be faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges when disaster strikes. The procurement process can be [...]

2021-01-22T02:31:01+10:00April 6, 2020|Governments|0 Comments

The importance of lessons learned and audits

Written by: Brett Lyndon – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd   A recent Australian National Auditors Office (ANAO) audit of Western Sydney Airport Company (WSA Co) a wholly owned Australian Government Business Enterprise (GBE), and therefore subject to operating under [...]

2021-04-28T11:36:15+10:00March 5, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal|0 Comments

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