Webinar Recording - Protests: New Public Procurement Practice

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  • Format: Online
Webinar 020817: Protests: New Public Procurement Practice (Member Rate)$0.00  
Webinar 020817: Protests: New Public Procurement Practice (Non-Member)$195.00  
Webinar 020817: Protests: New Public Procurement Practice (Member Rate) $0.00
Webinar 020817: Protests: New Public Procurement Practice (Non-Member) $195.00


Traditionally viewed as a negative force that diverts valuable entity resources, protests can also be viewed as a positive force that can lead to best practices in public procurement. NIGP recently published a best practice for Protests. Join us as the NIGP Task Force on Best Practices for Protests shares their experience and highlights the guidance on how to avoid or mitigate protests. Learners will gain an overview of the underlying reasons that may lead a supplier to protest, the issues the protester may state, and the steps to take when a protest is received. This online training session provides an overview of protests relevant for all public procurement professionals. Specifically, the webinar will highlight best practices for avoiding or mitigating protests, including the use of protests to evaluate and improve procurement processes.

What You'll Learn

This presentation in combination with reading the practice will enable attendees to:
1.  Develop a protest policy and procedures
2.  Consider the reasons that may lead a supplier to protest
3.  State the issues a protester may cite in the protest letter
4.  Implement strategies to avoid or mitigate a protest
5.  Describe the steps to follow when a protest is received

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Registration and payment must be received 24 hours prior to the course 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 RegistrationInfo@nigp.org. No refunds are given for cancellations received within 24 hours 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.