On Demand: Procurement Jump Start Bundle

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  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: On Demand
  • Contact Hours: 18.5
  • CEUs: 1.8

NIGP’s Procurement Jump-Start is an introductory program developed for professionals who are new to public sector procurement.

With this completely on-demand experience, learners can set their own pace by accessing all Jump-Start lessons when and where it’s most convenient – all that’s needed is an online connection!

Jump-Start covers all the introductory topics and concepts public procurement professionals need to learn, including:

  • Basic overview of public contracting
  • Ethical standards and issues
  • Procurement’s value-added role to the entity
  • Guidance on the application of legal requirements
  • Processes included in the three phases of the procurement cycle
  • Overview of the four phases of the RFP process
  • Tasks required for effective contract management
Member - On Demand: Procurement Jump Start Bundle$249.0003/20/2020 
Non-Member - On Demand: Procurement Jump Start Bundle$299.0003/20/2020 
Member - On Demand: Procurement Jump Start Bundle $249.00
Non-Member - On Demand: Procurement Jump Start Bundle $299.00


  • Mission & Public Benefit  (2 hours)
  • Legislation & Legal Environment  (2 hours)
  • The Procurement Cycle: Planning Phase  (30min)
  • The Procurement Cycle: Contract Administration Phase  (30min)
  • The Procurement Cycle: Solicitation Development Phase  (30min)
  • Introduction to Contracts in Public Procurement  (30min)
  • RFPs: From Start to Finish  (4 hours)
  • Effective Contract Management  (4 hours)
  • Effective Contract Formation  (4 hours)
  • Bonus Module:
    • Technology Fundamentals for Public Procurement  (30min)

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.  


  • On-Demand. Learn on your schedule. On-demand training is for professionals who prefer to develop the skills they need on their time and at their pace. Learners can start, stop and rewind the lessons at their convenience.

System Requirements

Operating System:

  • Windows 7 or higher
  • Mac OS 10.9 or higher


  • headphones or speakers (some assignments have audio components)


  • Zoom

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


  • Reliable internet connection. Broadband cable or highspeed DSL is recommended for optimal experience.

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
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: Procurement Jump Start Bundle

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