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.

Start with these instruments:

Assets and Acquired Services, Policy Framework for the Management of

The Policy Framework for the Management of Assets and Acquired Services will be rescinded on October 11, 2019. It will be replaced by the Policy on the Planning and Management of Investments. Departments and agencies are expected to transition to the new policy. 

Planning and Management of Investments, Policy on the

The policy sets the direction for the planning and management of assets and acquired services to ensure that these activities provide value for money and demonstrate sound stewardship in program delivery.  

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Assets and acquired services

Assets and Acquired Services, Policy Framework for the Management of

The Policy Framework for the Management of Assets and Acquired Services will be rescinded on October 11, 2019. It will be replaced by the Policy on the Planning and Management of Investments. Departments and agencies are expected to transition to the new policy. 

Planning and Management of Investments, Policy on the

The policy sets the direction for the planning and management of assets and acquired services to ensure that these activities provide value for money and demonstrate sound stewardship in program delivery.  

Investment planning

Concept Cases for Digital Projects, Mandatory Procedures for

The concept cases for digital projects, formerly known as IT-enabled projects, support a potential investment in a digital project. 

Investment Planning - Assets and Acquired Services, Policy on

The Policy on Investment Planning: Assets and Acquired Services will be rescinded on October 11, 2019. It will be replaced by the Policy on the Planning and Management of Investments. Departments and agencies are expected to transition to the new policy. 

Materiel management

Controlled Goods Directive

The directive sets out specific requirements concerning the management of controlled goods that departments and agencies must meet. 

Fleet Management: Executive Vehicles, Directive on

The directive ensures the economical, equitable, and appropriate management of the executive fleet and considers the impact of this fleet on the environment. 

Fleet Management: Light Duty Vehicles, Directive on

The directive provides additional direction related specifically to the management of light duty vehicles. 

Materiel, Policy on Management of

The policy explains how federal materiel assets are vital corporate resources that support the cost effective and efficient delivery of government programs when the resources are managed well. 

Surplus Materiel, Directive on Disposal of

The directive 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

The standard explains the adoption of the Canadian component of the NATO Codification System as the materiel classification code used 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

The policy explains the 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 the requirements that are essential to ensure program and service delivery results. 

Green Procurement, Policy on

This policy requires that the procurement of goods and services actively promote environmental stewardship. 

Procurement Review Policy

The Procurement Review Policy will be rescinded on October 11, 2019 . 

Security and Contracting Management Standard

The standard is the operational standard for implementing the security policy in the contracting process. 

Project management

Management of Projects and Programmes, Directive on the

The directive ensures that government projects and programmes are effectively planned, implemented, monitored, controlled and closed, so that the expected benefits and results are realized for Canadians. 

Organizational Project Management Capacity Assessments, Mandatory Procedures for

The mandatory procedures are to be used government-wide for assessing the project management capacity of organizations. 

Organizational Project Management Capacity, Standard for

The Standard for Organizational Project Management Capacity will be rescinded on October 11, 2019. It will be replaced by the Mandatory Procedures for Organizational Project Management Capacity Assessments. Departments and agencies are expected to transition to the new mandatory procedures. 

Project Complexity and Risk Assessments, Mandatory Procedures for

The mandatory procedures are to be used government-wide to assess project complexity and risk. 

Project Complexity and Risk, Standard for

The Standard for Project Complexity and Risk will be rescinded on October 11, 2019. It will be replaced by the Mandatory Procedures for Project Complexity and Risk Assessments. Departments and agencies are expected to transition to the new mandatory procedures. 

Projects, Policy on the Management of

The Policy on the Management of Projects will be rescinded on October 11, 2019. It will be replaced by the Directive on the Planning and Management of Investments. Departments and agencies are expected to transition to the new directive. 

Real property

Accessibility Standard for Real Property

The standard establishes minimum requirements for the accessibility of real property.  

Appraisals and Estimates Standard for Real Property

The standard assesses opportunities to earn revenues; ensures financially prudent decision-making with respect to real property; and provides best value to Canadians. 

Fire Protection Standard

The 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

The policy 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

The standard 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

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

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