On Demand: Standardization

On Demand: Standardization

  • Instructor: Online Learning
    Online Learning
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  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: On Demand
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • CEUs: 0.3

Support the identification and the process of standardization of appropriate commodities for the entity to operate more effectively and efficiently.

Member - On Demand: Standardization$115.0005/24/202112/31/2054
Non-Member - On Demand: Standardization$165.0005/24/202112/31/2054
Member - On Demand: Standardization $115.00
Non-Member - On Demand: Standardization $165.00


By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Determine the benefits of standardization
  • Develop a standardization process
  • Identify possible candidates for standardization
  • Justify standardization vs. full open competition
  • Obtain buy-in from stakeholders
  • Determine who should be part of the standardization team

Intended Audience

This offering is targeted to individuals who meet or exceed the following professional demographics:  

  • Entry-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as assistants, coordinators, buyers, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.   

  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who are responsible for either the procurement function or staff who provide procurement functions under delegated authority.   

  • Professionals who are employed by governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly-owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly-funded or created organizations) that either serve within or manage the procurement function.  

  • Suppliers or representatives of suppliers seeking to understand the public procurement function from a holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.  

Completion Requirements

  • Complete all On-Demand content
  • Complete the final assessment examination with a score of 71% or higher

Competency Alignment

Get a Core Certificate: Foundations of Planning & Analysis by adding these competency modules:

  • Cost, Price, & Value Analysis
  • Requirements Planning & Understanding
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