Become a supplier diversity champion

We want a just, inclusive, and prosperous Aotearoa economy where wealth is shared equitability. To achieve this, we need everyone to grab a paddle. Supplier diversity is an incredible tool to help create a level playing field for Māori and Pasifika-owned businesses. However, tools are only as good as their users.

Supplier diversity essentials online learning

Supplier Diversity Essentials is an online course designed to take you through a step-by-step guide of supplier diversity and how to embed this practice within your organisation. Over the 5 modules, your understanding of supplier diversity will grow along with your awareness of how to embed a solid foundational knowledge of the practice.

Who should do the programme:

This course is designed for:

  • Project Managers
  • Procurement Professionals
  • Public Sector Servants
  • Corporate leaders
  • Middle Managers
  • Social Outcomes teams
  • Change Managers
  • Value/Impact professionals
  • Supplier Diversity Advocates

Supplier Diversity Essentials Online Learning

Module 1

Social / Sustainable Procurement in Practice

  • Principles of Social / Sustainable Procurement
  • Categories of Social Procurement
  • Supplier Diversity
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Module 2

Key components and resources needed

  • What it takes to get started quickly
  • A best practice model of supplier diversity
  • Other factors that will influence success
Module 3

Identifying opportunities

  • Internal Factors
  • External Factors
  • Incorporating supplier diversity throughout the procurement lifecycle
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Module 4

Approaches to Procurement

  • Using your procurement lever
  • Using tenders or quotes
  • Direct or Pre-selection of Suppliers
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Module 5

Contracts & Measurement

  • Tender Development & Evaluation
  • Negotiations and Contract Development
  • Contract Management & Accountability
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No, each module can be done separately.

Yes. Aumatua, Aukokiri Buyers have discounts. We also offer discounts for any of our Maori and Pasifika owned businesses registered with Amotai as well as Iwi registered with Amotai.