Social procurement is emerging across Canada as a powerful tool for building healthy communities. Buy Social Canada offers the SUPER Project (Social Procurement Supplier Readiness) tools, resources, and training to help social enterprises and social value suppliers respond to the growing demand for social value in purchasing. Social value suppliers will be able to learn the skills needed to access procurement opportunities and contracts that provide the revenue to increase their social value creation.
Reach your procurement potential with the Buy Social Canada ‘Procurement for Social Value Suppliers’ workshop. This four-week, in-depth training will teach social value suppliers about the intricacies of procurement and the skills to access growing demand for social value in procurement.
‘Procurement for Social Value Suppliers’ is a hands-on learning experience where you will finish the program with foundational tools to bid for contracts. Topics that will be covered include finding opportunities, responding to bids and telling your social value story. Each week will comprise of a two-hour session hosted online.
Participants will also receive a customized one-on-one coaching session to help reach your social procurement market access potential.
The SUPER Project (Social Procurement Supplier Readiness) is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program.