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On Demand: NIGP-CPP Module A Prep

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

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

  • NIGP-CPP Module A Prep Guide
  • On Demand Content (includes job aids, videos, handouts, practical application exercises, 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 learning 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 A Prep$155.00  
On Demand: NIGP-CPP Module A Prep $155.00

Objectives

Course Outline

The NIGP-CPP Module A Prep Course reviews the following competency statements:

  • Create Procurement's strategic goals, objectives, and policies in alignment with the entity-wide strategic plan.
  • Manage Efficiency and effectiveness in achievement of Procurement's mission.
  • Engage the legislative process to further procurement interest.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations from the various branches and levels of government.
  • Create, implement, and maintain fair, accessible, and transparent policies and procedures that align entity behaviors, priorities, and professional procurement values.
  • Analyze information from multiple sources to create a procurement plan to meet the overall entity's goals.
  • Analyze current market trends and the impact on procurement planning.
  • Use procurement priorities and best value considerations in addition to cost, price, and spend analysis methods to inform decisions.
  • Assess risk and implement appropriate risk management approaches.
  • Determine most advantageous sourcing, solicitation, and award method.
  • Determine the most favorable contract structure and content.
  • Manage all stages of the selection process (from receipt of requisition to award>.
  • Develop a negotiation strategy that maximizes advantages for all involved.
  • Manage a protest consistent with the law and the entity's policies.
  • Establish policies and procedures for contract administration.
  • Establish policies and procedures to promote acceptable contract performance.
  • Establish policies and procedures to address contract performance issues.
  • Create and foster a professional, ethical culture.
  • Recruit, hire, develop, retain, and promote procurement professionals.
  • Select and implement technology 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

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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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