Course

Competency Module: Mission and Public Benefit

  • Date: 05/01/2023
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Instructor: Ms. Carolyn L. Everett, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Ms. Carolyn L. Everett, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
    Phone: 859-329-1068Fax: 502-573-2215

    Professional Certification(s) obtained: CPPO, CPPB


    Experience: Carolyn retired from Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Finance and Administration Cabinet, Division of Engineering & Contract Administration (DECA), where she served a Strategic Procurement Specialist III.


    > With over 29 years of experience, she has held a variety of positions in both the private and public sectors. Carolyn started her formal procurement career in the private sector, purchasing IT hardware, software, and paper goods for manufacturing plants, including Whirlpool Corporation. Later, she took a public procurement position at the Cabinet for Health & Family Services (CHFS), where she began as Administrative Secretary to the Branch Manager of the Procurement Dept. There, she moved through the ranks of Purchasing Officer I, II, III, Purchasing Agent I, and Internal Policy Analyst II, conducting complex Request For Proposals (RFPs) for Child Support, Food Stamps, Medicaid, IT technology, maintenance agreements, copiers, cell phones, etc. She also conducted solicitations for construction projects, equipment, maintenance, repairs, and Capital projects for the various State agencies, as well as the Kentucky universities and Department of Military Affairs.


    Carolyn is a long time member and served as Chapter President for the Kentucky Public Procurement Association (KPPA) and serves on the Forum Committee for NIGP




    NIGP Courses / Topics:
    Contract Administration
    Contracting for Construction Services
    CPPO PREP
    CPPB PREP
    Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals
    Introduction to Public Procurement
  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • CEUs: 0.4

A critical role the procurement practitioner serves is educating the entity and supplier industry on the role of public procurement. Practitioners must be strategic in thinking, and executing, and be able to successfully communicate with internal and external stakeholders to maximize the positive impact of the procurement function.

Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
Mission and Public Benefit (Member: Standard) $165.00 04/25/2023
Mission and Public Benefit (Non-Member: Standard)$265.00 04/25/2023
Mission and Public Benefit (Member: Standard) $165.00
Mission and Public Benefit (Non-Member: Standard) $265.00
(prices valid until Apr 25, 2023)
Spots available: 24

Objectives

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

  • Describe the roles, organizational placement, values, and functions of the procurement office as they relate to public entities as a whole.
  • Demonstrate how public procurement adds strategic value to the delivery of public services.
  • Identify why a public procurement professional’s performance expectation relates to the overall organizational strategic plan.
  • Use problem solving, critical thinking, and learning skills in an individual and procurement team context.

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.  


Competency Alignment

Get a Core Certificate: Foundations of Strategy & Policy by adding these competency modules:

  • Enabling Regulations & Compliance
  • Ethics, Integrity, Transparency
  • Legislation & Legal Environment
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Miscellaneous

Length

  • 1/2 Day Virtual Course 

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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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


Sessions

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: Mission and Public Benefit

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