Competency Module: Business Management and Continuity

Competency Module: Business Management and Continuity

  • Date: 09/17/2024 - 09/18/2024
  • Start Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 6:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Instructor: Mrs. Rashpal U.
    Mrs. Rashpal U.
  • Level: Advanced Practitioner
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 12
  • CEUs: 1.2
Enhancing business resilience is crucial in today's dynamic environment. NIGP's Competency Module offers an immersive learning experience focused on developing essential skills for effective business management and continuity. Through this activity-based program, participants will gain expertise in creating business continuity plans, prioritizing procurement functions, evaluating risks, and implementing effective communication strategies. By successfully completing this course, learners will acquire advanced procurement knowledge and be better equipped to navigate potential disruptions, ensuring organizational sustainability and success.
Competency Module: Business Management and Continuity (Member: Early)$312.00 07/19/2024
Competency Module: Business Management and Continuity (Member: Standard)$390.0007/20/202409/15/2024
Competency Module: Business Management & Continuity (Non-Member: Standard)$490.00 09/15/2024
Competency Module: Business Management and Continuity (Member: Early) $312.00
Competency Module: Business Management & Continuity (Non-Member: Standard) $490.00
(prices valid until Jul 19, 2024)
Spots available: 24


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

  • Explain the major steps to create a business continuity plan.
  • Prioritize essential procurement functions.
  • Identify the resources needed for each procurement function, activity, or task.
  • Identify and evaluate risks to procurement operations.
  • Identify any needs for policy or documentation changes.
  • Create and compile back-up documentation.
  • Plan communications strategies.
  • Identify appropriate emergency contracts and internal entity agreements for specific events.
  • Create a plan to execute the strategies such as prioritizing timelines, budgeting, resources, etc.    
  • Conduct formal emergency preparedness training.
  • Test emergency preparedness policies and procedures.
  • Determine lessons learned from a business interruption or simulation.

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 80% or higher.


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
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Norfolk, VA 23510


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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Competency Module: Business Management and Continuity

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