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On Demand: Public Procurement Designation Bundle

  • Instructor: Online Learning
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  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: On Demand
  • Contact Hours: 31
  • CEUs: 3.1

The NIGP Public Procurement Associate Designation is now available 100% on-demand in Aspire, meaning learners can complete the designation at their own pace with 24/7 access online. This offering is a great way for someone new to public procurement needing to get a in depth onboarding to the public procurement industry. Topics covered in the designation include everything from: the strategic function of public procurement within the entity, public procurement legislation and regulations, ethical considerations and potential issues, developing procurement plans, cost and price analysis, requirements planning, source selection, managing end user relationships, negotiations and the contract award process.

Registration provides the learner access to three NIGP's Pathways Core Certificates:

  • Foundations of Strategy and Policy
  • Foundations of Planning and Analysis
  • Foundations of Sourcing and Contracting
Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
On Demand: The NIGP Public Procurement Associate Designation (Member)$920.0007/01/2021 
On Demand: The NIGP Public Procurement Associate Designation (Non-Member)$970.0002/18/2021 
On Demand: The NIGP Public Procurement Associate Designation (Member) $725.00
On Demand: The NIGP Public Procurement Associate Designation (Non-Member) $970.00
(prices valid until Jun 30, 2021)

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

Each course has an assessment, once all three assessments are completed with a passing score, learners are awarded the Designation digital badge and certificate. This recognition is a great way for practitioners to show their skills and knowledge across competencies that are at the heart of the public procurement function.

In order to successfully complete the NIGP Public Procurement Associate Designation, learners must:

  • Complete all course modules.
  • Complete the post-course evaluation survey available in Aspire.
  • Pass the final assessment examination.
  • Please Note: This On-Demand designation is an abbreviated learning experience that emphasizes individual learning. As such, the contact hours have been adjusted based on average user experience. In addition, pre-work is not a requirement as these materials have been built into the self-paced learning experience.

Competency Alignment

Registration provides the learner access to three NIGP's Pathways Core Certificates:

  • Foundations of Strategy and Policy
  • Foundations of Planning and Analysis
  • Foundations of Sourcing and Contracting
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Miscellaneous

System Requirements

Operating System:

  • Windows Vista SP2 or newer
  • Mac OS 10.5 or higher
  • Linux/Unix (any recent version)

Hardware:

  • Video Card
  • Sound card and headphones or speakers (some assignments have audio components)

Software:

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
  • Cookies must be enabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled

Internet:

  • Reliable internet connection. Broadband cable or highspeed DSL is recommended for optimal experience.
  • E-mail account (to be able to register and to receive e-mail from the course system regarding registration, course status, etc.)
  • Linux/Unix (any recent version)

Payment Information

  • Register online with credit card
  • Register online and upload a Purchase Order
  • Register by fax and download the print & fax form

*FORM OF PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY REGISTRATION FORM FOR ORDER TO BE PROCESSED

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
2411 Dulles Corner Park, Suite 350
Herndon, VA 20171

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds, all sales are final.

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On Demand: Public Procurement Designation Bundle

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