On Demand: Debriefing Suppliers and Avoiding Protests

On Demand: Debriefing Suppliers and Avoiding Protests

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  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: On Demand
  • Contact Hours: 1
  • CEUs: 0.1

This self-paced mini-course is presented in a pre-recorded webinar format and includes a related text excerpt, quiz, and final assessment to gauge your understanding of the content. This course will explain that by taking the time to debrief your suppliers after complex procurements, you can minimize protests and maximize competition for your agency. Protest policies and procedures protect the interests of the agency and the right preparation prior to the debriefing session helps answer suppliers’ questions. Learn the tools that mitigate challenges so you can successfully handle a debriefing that results in better competition in the future.

Debriefing Suppliers and Avoiding Protests Online Training (Member)$50.0011/22/2013 
Debriefing Suppliers and Avoiding Protests Online Training (Non-Member)$100.0011/22/2013 
Debriefing Suppliers and Avoiding Protests Online Training (Member) $50.00
Debriefing Suppliers and Avoiding Protests Online Training (Non-Member) $100.00


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • List the benefits of procurement debriefings to both buyers and suppliers
  • Apply an effective approach to debriefing suppliers
  • Identify warning signs that a protest may be coming
  • Describe ways to mitigate risk once a protest has been received

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.  


Payment Information

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


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
440 Monticello Avenue Suite 1802
PMB 63452
Norfolk, VA 23510

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds, all sales are final.

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On Demand: Debriefing Suppliers and Avoiding Protests