Public Sector Advisory

What is program evaluation?

What is program evaluation?

As program managers, we all know the importance of program evaluation to the successful governance and performance of our programs: not just so we can understand whether our program has achieved its objectives, but also so we know what’s working, and what isn’t. But for many of us, the art of program evaluation can seem a bit of a mystery. What is it and what is it for? More importantly, how do I do it well?

The Grosvenor Governance Model

The Grosvenor Governance Model

The Grosvenor Governance Model is the best practice 2-part model that has been developed over the course of many governance assignments. The principles that support this model come from the Australian National Audit Office and the Australian Public Service Commission. This model is completely scalable; from team or project level to organisation level, to complex inter-jurisdictional arrangements.

Predictive policy: the new frontier in government

Predictive policy: the new frontier in government

It is a reality that businesses are increasingly using predictive analytics to achieve their outcomes – in marketing, pricing strategies and improving operations. Likewise, governments are also turning to data and AI to develop more timely, targeted and relevant policy for citizens. The increase in data-driven decision making and predictive analytics is palpable.

Procurement Advisory

Where are the procurement “quick wins” for an incoming CPO?

Where are the procurement “quick wins” for an incoming CPO?

As a new CPO you need to make an impact. Fast. Ideally within 100 days. This is important to win trust. Trust from the wider business that procurement will be better this time round. Better, in the sense of being able to help the organisation deliver the strategic goals. An enabler, rather than a roadblock. A coach, not a police offer.

Contract management: seven challenges to better practice

Contract management: seven challenges to better practice

Contract managers right across Australia face difficulties in getting the most from their suppliers. How can we set up our contractual relationships so that the supplier will go the extra mile? Look no further than how we manage our staff and you get an idea of what better practice looks like. Here is a list of seven challenges contract managers often face and how to overcome them.

What our research says about the state of procurement in Australia

What our research says about the state of procurement in Australia

At Grosvenor Procurement Advisory, we undertake annual research to better understand procurement and contracting in Australia. This article provides a summary of our research topics with links to download our highly sought after ebooks for free.

Property Advisory

Time to review your property services with Grosvenor’s Property Assessment Framework

Time to review your property services with Grosvenor’s Property Assessment Framework

Let’s face it, you’re currently reviewing your property services thanks to a recent pandemic. A review and reform of services within your corporate property portfolio is either underway, under review or rushed to completion.

Want to outsource your corporate real estate?

Want to outsource your corporate real estate?

It’s common practice to outsource your corporate real estate, but you do need to know what you’re doing.

3 reasons why property portfolios underperform… and why you can’t blame bad luck

3 reasons why property portfolios underperform… and why you can’t blame bad luck

Property costs are easy to excuse as just an expense, most managers believing that property offers little return on investment...