Change Management for Procurement Professionals

Jul 8, 2015, 17:28 PM

Change Management for the Procurement Professional

Duration: 2-Day Course

Contact hours: 16 hours
Instructor: PPG Consulting Service, LLC.

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2 day courses:

Standard pricing:

Institute Members - $470 **

Non-Members - $660  **

** 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:

The existing procurement environment requires the professional to be current with the latest technology, management theories, and ever-changing governing bodies. The procurement specialist must deal with the challenges of management changes, organizational structures, responsibilities, and software systems while continuing to get the job done effectively.

This two day seminar is designed to assist all who may be involved in the procurement profession to gain an understanding of the process of change, how it effects the procurement organization, as well as learn the key elements of a successful transition. Attendees will be introduced to the psychology of change and methods to implement change in organizational environments.


Intended Audience

Anyone in Public Procurement





Course Objective and Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:


  • Explain what Change Management is
  • Discuss Implementation Strategies
  • Recognize Choices of Strategy for Implementation


Course Outline

Day One:
  • Defining Change Management
  • Change Management Skills
  • Awareness of Resistance to Change
  • Implementation Strategies
  • Choices of Strategy for Implementation

Day Two:
  • Review Day 1
  • Supporting Change
  • Individual Actions
  • Making Change Successful
  • Gaining Support
  • Summary, Course Evaluation

This outline may be modified slightly at the course instructor’s discretion.

Minimum Students: 20

Instructor assignment will be determined by the presenting firm and is not at the sole discretion of the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing or its contracting agents. 

* Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC)

    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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