Essential Skills Learning Lab: Resiliency & Adaptability

  • Date: 04/11/2023
  • Start Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 4:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • CEUs: 0.2

To be successful in today’s fast-paced work environments, professionals must be ready to overcome new challenges, embrace change while regulating their stress response. As the old saying goes, change is the only thing you can count on – it is so integrated into business that there’s no question of its validity. But why is it, then, that we struggle with change? In this workshop, we will introduce you to the techniques that will strengthen your inner strength overcome adversity, embrace and handle daily stress in your pursuit of professional and excellence.

Essential Skills Learning Lab: Resiliency & Adaptability (Member)$79.00 04/10/2023
Essential Skills Learning Lab: Resiliency & Adaptability (Non-Member)$179.00 04/10/2023
Essential Skills Learning Lab: Resiliency & Adaptability (Member) $79.00
Essential Skills Learning Lab: Resiliency & Adaptability (Non-Member) $179.00
(prices valid until Apr 10, 2023)
Spots available: 100


In this hands-on session, we will:

  • Define the terms Resilience and Adaptability
  • Discuss the pre-work assessment: Resilience Self-Test
  • The five levels of listening
  • Explore the 5 Pillars of Resilience and discover how to strengthen them with simple activities and practices
  • Discuss Adaptability strategies to help manage change
  • Create personal or profession action plans for building Resilience and Adaptability

Join us for an engaging and interactive session that will equip you with the skills necessary to bounce back from adversity and better adapt to change.

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.  


Designed to promote action-ready experiences without the need for travel, NIGP’s Learning Labs series provides learners with best practice guidance on a variety of technical and hard skills, needed for public procurement success. Tackling software, business operations, finance, and value-driven propositions, Learning Labs empowers attendees with exercise and case-study driven works, helping you learn the skills needed for success and advancement all from the comfort of your desk or at home.
Program Highlights:
-Earn 2 Contact Hours and .2 CEUs per workshop.
-90-120 minutes in time, featuring 45 participants max to provide hands-on practice.
-Curated content based on public procurement entities across North America.
-Interactive learning experiences, including individual, partner, and group work exercise with immediate feedback.
-Job aids and resources to take back to your own entity.
-Products available OnDemand upon completion of the set for re-watching at your leisure.


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 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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Essential Skills Learning Lab: Resiliency & Adaptability