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On Demand: NIGP-CPP Module B Prep

  • Instructor: Online Learning
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  • Level: Advanced Practitioner
  • Format: On Demand
  • Contact Hours: 7.5
  • CEUs: 0.8

Included with the Module B prep course are items designed to help you prepare for the NIGP-CPP certification exam:

  • NIGP-CPP Module B Prep Guide
  • On-Demand Content (includes job aids, videos, handouts, practical application questions, etc.)
  • Student workbook
  • Practice questions

This course reviews the same competencies that are evaluated in the NIGP-CPP certification exam by providing activities and discussions to help you apply what you have learned to real-world scenarios.

However, this course alone cannot fully prepare you for each competency and situation that is covered in the comprehensive exam, as the exam takes into account the entirety of your education and practical experience

Individuals should enroll in this prep course at least six months prior to their scheduled test date to provide sufficient time for independent review and study. Please note that participation in this course does not guarantee success on the NIGP-CPP certification exam.

Length

Learn on your schedule. On-demand training is for professionals who prefer to develop the skills they need on their time and at their pace. Learners can start, stop, and rewind the lessons at their convenience.

Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
On Demand: NIGP-CPP Module B Prep$155.00  
On Demand: NIGP-CPP Module B Prep $155.00

Objectives

Course Outline

The NIGP-CPP Module B Prep Course reviews the following key areas:

  • Choose and implement strategic improvements for the procurement function.
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement social and environmentally sustainable procurement policies and other procurement priorities.
  • Advise the entity on how to resolve procurement related issues.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations by communicating requirements, responsibilities, and outcomes.
  • Create, lead, and provide holistic procurement program oversight.
  • Identify opportunities for strategic contracting initiatives.
  • Manage issues distinct to international business.
  • Ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of asset management, warehousing, and logistics programs.
  • Recommend options to dispose of assets to maximize residual value.
  • Create policies and procedures to support an ethical workplace.
  • Create a culture and system to foster continuous improvement.
  • Provide procurement professionals development opportunities.
  • Provide educational opportunities related to procurement best practices to all (non-procurement).
  • Communicate programs, policies, and procedures in support of entity’s continuous advancement.
  • Develop criteria for evaluation of internal and external relationships and procurement’s performance.
  • Align procurement change with entity goals.
  • Identify and address challenges and conflicts.
  • Engage stakeholders in development of entity key performance indicators to achieve change implementation.
  • Establish a continuous improvement plan.
  • Identify how changes in global, national and regional economies affect operations.
  • Obtain and manage budgetary resources to further procurement goals.

Intended Audience

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

  • Mid-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as senior buyers, managers, directors, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.   

  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who either provide procurement functions that support entity programs under delegated authority, or who already have a good understanding of basic procurement principles but wish to get more in-depth, hands-on training.   

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

  • Supplier managers and supervisors seeking to understand the public procurement function from a more in-depth holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.  


Miscellaneous

System Requirements

Operating System:

  • Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac OS 10.9 or higher

Hardware:

  • headphones or speakers (some assignments have audio components)

Web Browser:

  • The last three versions of the major browsers: Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer
  • Other web browsers may work, but may not render all features of the courses

Internet:

  • Reliable internet connection. Broadband cable or highspeed DSL is recommended for optimal experience.



Payment Information

  • Register online with credit card
  • Register online and upload a Purchase Order
  • Register by fax and download the print & fax form

*FORM OF PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY REGISTRATION FORM FOR ORDER TO BE PROCESSED

Methods of Payment Accepted: Check (make checks payable to NIGP), Purchase Orders (via print and fax form or online), and Credit Cards (Master Card, Visa, and American Express).

If paying by check, please make check payable to NIGP and send payment to:
NIGP, Attn: Seminar Registration
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Herndon, VA 20171

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds, all sales are final.

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