Objectives and Intended Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:
- List the benefits of procurement debriefings to both buyers and suppliers
- Apply an effective approach to debriefing suppliers
- Identify warning signs that a protest may be coming
- Describe ways to mitigate risk once a protest has been received
This self-paced mini-course is presented in a pre-recorded webinar format and includes a related text excerpt, quiz, and final assessment to gauge your understanding of the content. This course will explain that by taking the time to debrief your suppliers after complex procurements, you can minimize protests and maximize competition for your agency. Protest policies and procedures protect the interests of the agency and the right preparation prior to the debriefing session helps answer suppliers’ questions. Learn the tools that mitigate challenges so you can successfully handle a debriefing that results in better competition in the future.