Assets and acquired services

Sound stewardship and value for money through life cycle management of assets and acquired services, including investment planning, management of projects, procurement, and real property and materiel management.

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Assets and Acquired Services, Policy Framework for the Management of

Sets the direction for the management of assets and acquired services to ensure the conduct of these activities provides value for money and demonstrated sound stewardship in program delivery. 

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Assets and acquired services

Assets and Acquired Services, Policy Framework for the Management of

Sets the direction for the management of assets and acquired services to ensure the conduct of these activities provides value for money and demonstrated sound stewardship in program delivery. 

Investment planning

Investment Planning - Assets and Acquired Services, Policy on

Departmental investment planning is the function of allocating and reallocating resources to new and existing assets and acquired services that are essential to program delivery. Departmental investment planning is a key element in achieving value for money and sound stewardship. 

Materiel management

Controlled Goods Directive

Points to specific requirements that departments and agencies must meet concerning the management of controlled goods. 

Fleet Management: Executive Vehicles, Directive on

Ensures the economical, equitable and appropriate management of the executive fleet in consideration of the impact of this fleet on the environment. 

Fleet Management: Light Duty Vehicles, Directive on

Additional direction related specifically to the management of light‑duty vehicles. 

Materiel, Policy on Management of

Explains how federal materiel assets are vital corporate resources that, when managed well, support the cost‑effective and efficient delivery of government programs. 

Surplus Materiel, Directive on Disposal of

Outlines requirements that departments and agencies must meet during the disposal phase of the life cycle of their materiel assets. 

TBITS 25: Materiel Coding - Implementation Criteria

Explains the adoption of the Canadian component of the NATO Codification System as the materiel classification code for use by the Government of Canada. 

Procurement

Classification of Procurement Items, Data Standard on

This standard defines common procurement item classification code which allows for consistent recording, aggregation and reporting of financial information within the departmental finance and materiel management systems (DFMS). 

Contracting Policy

Explains the requirements to meet the objective of acquiring goods and services, and carry out construction in a manner that enhances access, competition and fairness, and that results in best value or, if appropriate, the optimal balance of overall benefits to the Crown and the Canadian people. 

Decision Making in Limiting Contractor Liability in Crown Procurement Contracts, Policy on

Explains requirements to meet the objective of achieving a balance between the protection required by the Crown when entering into Crown procurement contracts, marketplace conditions, and concerns essential for ensuring program and service delivery results. 

Procurement Review Policy

Sets out requirements to meet the objective of enhancing the use of procurement in support of industrial and regional development, as well as other national objectives. 

Security and Contracting Management Standard

Constitutes the operational standard for implementing the security policy in the contracting process. 

Project management

Organizational Project Management Capacity, Standard for

Deputy heads have accountability to their respective minister and to the Treasury Board for the effective management of projects in their organization. This standard establishes the mandatory assessment process that the Treasury Board has approved for government-wide use. 

Project Complexity and Risk, Standard for

Constitutes the mandatory assessment process that the Treasury Board has approved for government-wide use. 

Projects, Policy on the Management of

Ensures the implementation of the appropriate systems, processes and controls for managing projects, at a branch-, department- or government-wide level, and supports the achievement of project and program outcomes while limiting the risk to stakeholders and taxpayers. 

Real property

Accessibility Standard for Real Property

Establishes minimum requirements for the accessibility of real property.  

Appraisals and Estimates Standard for Real Property

Assesses opportunities to earn revenues, ensures financially prudent decision making with respect to real property, and represents the best value to the Canadian taxpayer. 

Fire Protection Standard

Describes requirements for the departmental fire protection coordinator with respect to the protection of federal real property and the safety of those who occupy and use such property. 

Real Property, Policy on Management of

Ensures the sustainable and financially responsible management of real property, throughout its life cycle, to support the cost-effective and efficient delivery of government programs. 

Reporting Standard on Real Property

Outlines information management requirements that will ensure compliance with the Treasury Board Policy on the Management of Real Property. 

Sale or Transfer of Surplus Real Property, Directive on the

Explains the performance expectations for the management of real property throughout its life cycle, including obligations associated with the disposal phase. 

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