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Connecting Government with Business​​

Purchasing Consultants International Inc.

Connecting Government with Business

Publications
Books


Municipal Procurement, 2nd Edition 
by Kevin Mcguinness & Stephen Bauld

Municipalities need to know how to recognize, mitigate and if possible avoid the problems that feature frequently in media and auditor general reports. Written by two well-known experts, Municipal Procurement, 2nd Edition fills that need.

Leadership, Or The Lack Thereof 
by Kevin Mcguinness & Stephen Bauld
Municipalities need to know how to recognize, mitigate and if possible avoid the problems that feature frequently in media and auditor general reports. Written by two well-known experts Kevin Mcguinness & Stephen Bauld, Municipal Procurement, 2nd Edition fills that need.

Municipal Procurement Handbook
by Kevin Mcguinness, Stephen Bauld & Patrice Noé-Johnson
This book offers procurement officers, city financial managers, city councillors and others involved with municipal purchasing a definitive guide to best practices for municipal procurement. 

The Anatomy of Leadership, Volume 1: Leadership, or the Lack Thereof:
The Comprehensive Series by Kevin McGuinness, Stephen Bauld and Chris Patton (Jul 11, 2012) - Unabridged

Taking the Lead: Crucial First Steps, Volume 2: Leadership, or the Lack Thereof:
The Comprehensive Series by Kevin McGuinness, Stephen Bauld and Chris Patton (Jul 12, 2012) - Unabridged

Leadership Tools And Styles, Volume 3: Leadership, Or The Lack Thereof:
The Comprehensive Series by Kevin McGuinness and Stephen Bauld (Jul 22, 2012)


Articles (Download)


HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT
Evaluating CLosed Tendering in Construction Markets

CORRUPTION AND BID RIGGING
In Public Procurement 

FACTS OR FICTION
Dispelling the Myths about the Bundling of Construction Projects

THINK BIG
Saskatchewan

RCCAO
The Price Implications of Government Contracting Practices in the GTHA

SUMMIT MAGAZINE
Canada's Magazine on Public Sector Purchasing

RENEW
The Infrastructure Renewal Magazine

RCCAO
Towards a Fair and Balanced Approach


Presentations (Download)


Construction Procurement
A Horse of a Different Color

Risk Transfer
Who Can Afford so Much Protection?

Leadership and Procurement
"You asked for it"

Controlling the Change Order Cost Spiral
Strategic Supply Chain Management Leadership Program