Course

Competency Module: Logistics and Transportation VIRTUAL CLASS

  • Date: 06/15/2021
  • Start Time: 8:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Hosted By: NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement
  • Instructor: Mr. Darin L. Matthews, CPPO, CPSM, FNIGP, C.P.M., NIGP-CPP
    Director of West Coast Operations
    Mr. Darin L. Matthews, CPPO, CPSM, FNIGP, C.P.M., NIGP-CPP

    Darin currently serves as Director of West Coast Operations for Negometrix, a leading e-procurement provider. He has over twenty five 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 University of Illinois, Portland State University, and Cal-Berkeley.
     
    He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business/Political Science and a Master’s degree in Acquisition Management. Darin is a Master 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.
     
    On the Faculty of:
    Adding Value to the Procurement Process
    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Contracting for

    Construction Services
    Effective Management of Construction Contracts
    Logistics and Transportation
    Managing End Users and Suppliers: It's all About Relationships
    Planning, Scheduling and Requirements Analysis
    Protests: Managing Options for Positive Results
    Warehousing and Inventory Control
    Worldclass Procurement Practices

  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 7.5
  • CEUs: 0.8
  • Recertification: Accredited
The ability to plan, implement, and control the overarching transportation of procurements in, through, and out of a governmental entity is critical when meeting the needs of a community at large. For the procurement professional, the focus on transportation and internal logistics of materials from point-of-origin to point-of-consumption rests in providing the best solution for the communities which we support.

Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
Competency Module: Logistics and Transportation (Member: Standard)$310.00 06/09/2021
Competency Module: Logistics and Transportation (Non-Member: Standard)$410.00 06/09/2021
Competency Module: Logistics and Transportation (Member: Standard) $310.00
Competency Module: Logistics and Transportation (Non-Member: Standard) $410.00
(prices valid until Jun 9, 2021)
Spots available: 24

Objectives

In order to successfully earn a digital badge, learners must:

  • Analyze the requirements for a procurement and determine which transportation and logistics processes provide the best solutions for the entity.

  • Define freight and logistics terms and conditions with internal and external 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 complete the NIGP Competency Module, learners must:
  • 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.
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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: Logistics and Transportation VIRTUAL CLASS

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