Commercial Acumen Training - April 2018 - Cost $550

Commercial Acumen Training - April 2018 - Cost $550

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Boardroom - Office of the Industry Advocate

Level 13, Stillwell House

99 Gawler Place

Adelaide, SA 5000


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Commercial Acumen: Building Better Business Cases and Driving Value for Money with Suppliers.

Do you want to understand the key principles in developing a business case and how to link this to your agencies overall strategy?

Do you want to learn more about how to influence decision making?

Do you want to get better value for money from your service providers by understanding the commercial drivers of supplier and service providers’ behaviour?

Do you want to learn about alternative commercial practices that will drive value for money on your projects?

The Department of State Development are hosting a Commercial Acumen Workshop, specifically designed to assist Executives and Senior Staff (ASO7 or above) to maximise the value of projects, by:

  • Understanding the power of Business Cases and the importance of evidenced based approach to decision making;
  • Better understanding of Governance around capital projects or business improvement initiatives;
  • Increasing leadership depth and broadening capability of our leaders;
  • Understanding commercial best practices;
  • Increasing our understanding around commercial decision making;
  • Realising the importance of developing strong business relationships;
  • Increasing value for money for taxpayers and agencies;
  • Ensuring commercial decisions are aligned to strategy and promote achievement of project objectives;
  • Understanding the cost drivers and profit drivers of service providers;
  • Balancing risk and reward and risk allocation in commercial relationships; and
  • Learning tips and tricks to maximise project and contract performance.

Date: Wednesday, 4 April 2018 (9am to 5.00pm) & Thursday, 5 April 2018 (9am to 5.00pm)

Venue: Office of the Industry Advocate - BOARDROOM - Level 13, 99 Gawler Place, Adelaide

Cost: $550 including a light lunch. Agencies will be invoiced.

The Workshop will be run by BRS. BRS are an Adelaide based Australasian advisory firm who specialise in the high performance, commercial and governance aspects of organisations who procure, design, build, operate, maintain or own asset infrastructure. BRS have a proven track record in commercial advisory and work regularly across Australia and New Zealand with Government and commercial organisations.