Course

Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment

  • Date: 05/24/2022
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM Central Time
  • End Time: 1:00 PM Central Time
  • Hosted By: Minnesota Chapter of NIGP
  • Instructor: Ms. Mary L. Sims, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
    Ms. Mary L. Sims, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

    On the Faculty of:
    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals in the Public Sector
    Fundamentals of Leadership and Management in Public Procurement
    Introduction to Public Procurement
    Planning, Scheduling and Requirements Analysis

  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • CEUs: 0.4

While not lawyers or representatives of the legal sector, today’s public procurement professional is expected to be well versed in the application of legal limits within the procurement. As such, the aptitude of procurement professionals to comply with legislation, legal principles, and public procurement best practice guidance is critical for not just the success of the function but for the entity as a whole.

Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Institute Member: Standard)$155.00 05/18/2022
Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Non-Member: Standard)$255.00 05/18/2022
Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Institute Member: Standard) $155.00
Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Non-Member: Standard) $255.00
(prices valid until May 18, 2022)
Spots available: 17

Objectives

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

  • Identify, define, and apply legal terms, concepts, and principles in public procurement functions.
  • Distinguish between legislation and regulations governing general procurement, budget and finance, federally funded contracting, and public works and other special procurements.
  • Examine the role of the attorney in public procurement and contrast it to the role of the procurement professional.
  • Explain how the laws establish the rights and obligations of all parties

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
  • Mission & Public Benefit
  • Ethics, Integrity and Transparency
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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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NIGP, Attn: Seminar Registration
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Local Contact

Name:Lisa Truax
Email:ltruax@lcsc.org

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: Legislation and Legal Environment

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