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The Project Management Tool Kit, 3rd Edition by Tom Kendrick

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PROCUREMENT PROCESS

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Procurement Contracting (PMBOK® Guide 12.2)

  What: Determining and using the process for outsourcing project work and establishing a contractual commitment.
  When: Project initiation and planning.
  Results: A satisfactory signed contract consistent with project requirements.

Define the Proposal Process

Most outsourced work relies on evaluation of submissions from potential suppliers. Whether they are called proposals, bids, quotations, or something else, you must carefully define both the information that the responders will require and what you expect them to submit.

Review your cost planning and the statement of work (SOW) from procurement planning describing the work you intend to outsource. Include any ...

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