About this course

Win-Win Strategies, a programme within Women Win, has created this course and an accompanying toolkit to help companies develop and apply a gender-responsive procurement strategy. This work was supported by Plan International, The Netherlands as part of their 'Girls Advocacy Alliance' programme, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • The business case for gender-responsive procurement

    Integrating women-owned businesses into corporate supply chains helps expand and diversify markets. By increasing the number of women-owned businesses in supply chains, companies are likely to be fostering greater product innovation.

  • Multimedia

    This course offers a variety of multimedia tools to truly add value to your learning process and journey. We offer free, downloadable reading content, video clips that help to further enhance the course material, and quizzes to test your knowledge.

  • Gender-responsive procurement: three tools

    This course will equip you with the appropriate tools to help you implement and assess the gender-responsive procurement policies in your company.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    About this course

    • About this course

  • 2

    Introduction to gender-responsive procurement

    • Introduction to gender-responsive procurement

    • Gender-responsive procurement quiz

  • 3

    The use of gender criteria in procurement process

    • The use of gender criteria in procurement process

    • Learn more about the women’s empowerment principles

  • 4

    The business case for gender-responsive procurement

    • The business case for gender responsive procurement

    • Learn more about the business case for supplier diversity & inclusion

    • The business case for gender responsive procurement quiz

  • 5

    The three key tools to gender-responsive procurement - Tool 1

    • Three key tools tool

    • Learn more about WeConnect International

  • 6

    The three key tools to gender-responsive procurement - Tool 2

    • Three key tools tool pt.2

    • Gender-responsive procurement checklist

    • Learn more about gender equality in the workplace at Equileap

  • 7

    The three key tools to gender-responsive procurement - Tool 3

    • Three key tools pt. 3

  • 8

    Download full toolkit

    • Gender responsive procurement playbook

  • 9

    Your next steps

    • Your next steps

    • End of the course