Course

Competency Module: Asset and Inventory Management

  • Date: 04/14/2022
  • Start Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Instructor: Mr. Darin L. Matthews, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, FNIGP, C.P.M.
    Program Chair, Procurement & Supply Chain
    Mr. Darin L. Matthews, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, FNIGP, C.P.M.
    Mr. Darin L. Matthews, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, FNIGP, C.P.M. Darin currently serves as a director for Negometrix USA, a leading e-procurement provider, and is also Chair of the Procurement & Supply Chain Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has thirty years of procurement management experience in state and local government, higher education, and private industry. Darin speaks throughout the world on a variety of procurement topics, and his writings have been featured in Inside Supply Management, Government Procurement, Inside Supply Management, The Public Manager and The Journal of Public Procurement. His books include Warehousing and Inventory Control, Logistics and Transportation, and Effective Supply Management Performance. He has served on the faculty at numerous universities including Florida Atlantic University, University of Illinois, Portland State University, and Cal-Berkeley. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Political Science and Master degrees in Acquisition Management and Education/Technology. Darin is a certified instructor for NIGP and served as their President in 2007. He has also served as a board member of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council and the Public Procurement Research Center at Florida Atlantic University. In 2020 Darin began serving as host of the podcast, They Evolution of Procurement, which is available on Spotify, Apple, and Google. On the Faculty of: Adding Value to the Procurement Process Alternative Dispute Resolution Contracting for Construction Services Logistics and Transportation Planning, Scheduling and Requirements Analysis Protests: Managing Options for Positive Results Warehousing and Inventory Control
  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • CEUs: 0.4

The effective oversight and control of inventory can help minimize not only the excess spend but also optimize the availability of resources for the entity. In order to accomplish this goal, procurement professionals must identify and overcome various logistical concerns at the strategic level, ensuring that they address material concerns to best meet entity needs.

Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
Competency Module: Asset and Inventory Management (Member: Standard)$155.00 04/10/2022
Competency Module: Asset and Inventory Management (Non-Member: Standard)$255.00 04/10/2022
Competency Module: Asset and Inventory Management (Member: Standard) $155.00
Competency Module: Asset and Inventory Management (Non-Member: Standard) $255.00
(prices valid until Apr 10, 2022)
Spots available: 24

Objectives

NIGP’s Asset and Inventory Management course creates a dedicated learning experience where students leave with the ability to:

  • Identify warehousing and logistics issues or concerns, to include the storage, movement, and delivery of materials throughout the life of their usage in order to best meet entity needs.
  • Discuss various techniques for safely and effectively managing inventories and optimizing inventory supply services to stakeholders.

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

In order to successfully earn a digital badge in the Asset and Inventory Management competency, learners must:

  • Complete any pre-work materials provided prior to the course start date.
  • Attend and participate in the entirety of the instructional event.
  • Complete the post-course evaluation survey available in Aspire.
  • Complete the final assessment examination with a score of 80% or higher

Competency Alignment

Get a Core Certificate: Foundations of Warehousing and Inventory Management by adding these competency modules:

  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Surplus, Disposal, and Closeout
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Cancellation Policy

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. 

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Competency Module: Asset and Inventory Management

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