Adding Value to the Procurement Process

Jul 8, 2015, 17:28 PM
These educational activities meet UPPCC’s criteria for 'Continuing Education – Non-Accredited'

Adding Value to the Procurement Process

Duration: 1-Day Course

**Check the Course Catalog for required attendee minimums

Contact hours: 8 hours

Instructor: Darin Matthews, FNIGP,CPPO,C.P.M.

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Standard pricing:

Institute Members - $305

Non-Members - $405

** Receive a $25 early registration discount by registering 60 or more days in advance of the course.  A late fee of $50 will be assessed for those registrations received within 30 days of the course.


General Description

This workshop focuses on ways the professional purchaser adds value to the procurement process by illustrating how the purchaser can enhance both the process and relations with customers and suppliers.


Intended Audience

General Audience





Course Objective and Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
  • Define “value” and its application to Procurement
  • Identify the valueof Procurement within the organization
  • Discuss concepts of Value Analysis and vendor outreach
  • Identify short and long-term strategies for adding value


Course Outline

  • Perspectives on Value
  • Identifying the Customer
  • Determining Value
  • Procurement Goals
  • Evaluating the Process
  • Streamlining the Process
  • Communication
  • Value Analysis Techniques
  • Short Term Strategies
  • Long Term Strategies


NIGP Course Cancellation Policy

Registration and payment must be received 30 days prior to the seminar start date. After this time, registrations will be based on space availability.  A full refund, less a $75 administrative fee will be given for cancellations made in writing 31+ days prior to the seminar date by emailing No refunds are given for cancellations received within 30 days of the seminar start date. There are no refunds for no-shows. If the seminar is cancelled for any reason, NIGP's liability is limited to the registration fee only.

Attendee substitutions within the same agency may be done at any time with email notification to NIGP. If attending via scholarship, please provide documentation verifying the scholarship issuer’s name and contact information in lieu of payment information.

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