About Procuring


About Procuring Preparing for and running
a tender exercise
 Engaging suppliers
and tendering
 Estimating Total Cost
of Ownership (TCO)
 Managing relationships
with suppliers



In some cases, the outcome of a VLE review will be a decision to enter into a procurement process. This section looks at how to manage that process so as to make the right decision for your institution.

We look at the range of procurement options including what you can do before beginning the formal process to make sure you have the best available market information.

We include guidance on managing the relationships with suppliers and we look at designing a process that keeps you, the customer, in the driving seat.