Course

Competency Module: Market Analysis & Forecasting VIRTUAL CLASS

  • Date: 04/20/2021
  • Start Time: 8:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Instructor: Theresa Webb, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., M.A., NIGP-CPP
    Retired, Procurement Official
    Theresa Webb, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., M.A., NIGP-CPP
    Theresa Webb, M.A., CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M. has over 25 years of experience in procurement in both the private and public sectors with about 18 years in public sector procurement. In her leadership roles, Theresa has overseen the procurement of goods, services, technology, construction and capital improvement. She has a Bachelors' in Business Administration and a Masters' degree in Business Management. Theresa is a certified NIGP Instructor, and a current member of the NIGP Accreditation Committee. Theresa is a member of FAPPO, NIGP, Tampa Bay Area Chapter of NIGP, NPI, and ISM and has been a member of multiple boards, committees, panels, task forces and councils for those organizations over the past 15+ years. She was recognized by NIGP in 2013 as National Buyer of the Year.
  • Level: Advanced
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 7.5
  • CEUs: 0.8
  • Recertification: Accredited

Critical to the planning and analysis function of the procurement professional, the ability to incorporate strategic analysis and tracking tools in conjunction with prevailing market trends empowers the alignment of procurement with cross functional stakeholders. The ability to apply both qualitative and quantitative data in support of strategic decision making is one of the most successful tools in the procurement professional’s toolkit.

Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
Institute Member: Standard$310.00 04/14/2021
Non-Member: Standard$410.00 04/14/2021
Institute Member: Standard $310.00
Non-Member: Standard $410.00
(prices valid until Apr 14, 2021)

Objectives

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

  • Incorporate strategic analysis and tracking tools to determine the needs of internal stakeholders in concert with prevailing market trends.
  • Apply quantitative analysis, qualitative analysis, and data in decision making.
  • Apply intelligence gleaned through continuous, broad-based research and analysis in order to arrive at the most suitable approach for procuring and distributing commodities needed by the entity.

Intended Audience

This offering is targeted to individuals who meet or exceed the following professional demographics:  

  • Mid-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as senior buyers, managers, directors, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.   

  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who either provide procurement functions that support entity programs under delegated authority, or who already have a good understanding of basic procurement principles but wish to get more in-depth, hands-on training.   

  • Professionals who are employed by local governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly funded or created entities) who either serve within or manage the procurement function.  

  • Supplier managers and supervisors seeking to understand the public procurement function from a more in-depth 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 81% 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: Market Analysis & Forecasting VIRTUAL CLASS

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