Course

Competency Module: Mission and Public Benefit VIRTUAL CLASS

  • Date: 01/14/2021
  • Start Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Instructor: Ms. Barbara R. Johnson, CPPO, CPPB, NIGP-CPP
    Retired
    Ms. Barbara R. Johnson, CPPO, CPPB, NIGP-CPP
    Barb is the former Agency Procurement Officer for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. She also served as the Procurement Manager for the Columbus Regional Airport Authority and the City of Columbus. Barb has served on the NIGP Board of Directors and many Public Procurement Institute committees and task forces. In 2014, NIGP honored Barb with a Distinguished Service Award for her contributions to the Institute, the Procurement Profession and the entity she served. In 2008, NIGP recognized Barb as the Manager of the Year Awardee. In 2010, she co-authored the update to the text entitled “Strategic Procurement Planning in the Public Sector” which is published for use in the class with the same title for NIGP. She also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Public Procurement (JOPP.)Barb has instructed courses and workshops for The Ohio State University, NIGP-The Institute for Public Procurement, ISM – Institute for Supply Management, and many others upon request. Barb serves on the faculty of the following NIGP courses: Capital Acquisitions Contracting for Public Sector Services CPPB & CPPO Prep Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals in the Public Sector Fundamentals of Leadership and Management in Public Procurement Introduction to Public Procurement Learning Leader Bootcamp Legal Aspects of Public Purchasing Logistics and Transportation Practical Specification Writing Strategic Procurement Planning Risk Management in Public Purchasing Warehousing and Inventory Control
  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • CEUs: 0.4
  • Recertification: Accredited

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 (Institute Member: Standard)$155.00 01/08/2021
Mission and Public Benefit (Non-Member: Standard)$255.00 01/08/2021
Mission and Public Benefit (Institute Member: Standard) $155.00
Mission and Public Benefit (Non-Member: Standard) $255.00
(prices valid until Jan 8, 2021)
Spots available: 23

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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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
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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 VIRTUAL CLASS

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