Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis

Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis

  • Date: 09/24/2024
  • Start Time: 8:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Hosted By: Tampa Bay Area Chapter of NIGP
  • Instructor: Mr. William J. Tommie, Jr., CPPO
    Mr. William J. Tommie, Jr., CPPO
    Phone: 770-686-1371Fax: 770-528-8428
    William J. (Joe) Tommie, CPPO, retired in 2020 after serving as Purchasing Director for Cobb County Government, GA for 8 years. Prior to moving to Georgia and county government, he served in Procurement Management positions for three South Carolina public-school districts for over 30 years. Joe has a BS Degree in Biology from Lander University and a Masters Degree in Personnel Services from Clemson University. A charter member of the South Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing Officials, Joe served as both Vice President and President. He received the South Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing Officials Purchasing Manager of the Year Award in 2003, 2007, and 2016. In 2016, Joe was awarded Cobb County Government’s Silver Eagle Award for outstanding leadership.
  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 8
  • CEUs: 0.8
Enhance your decision-making skills in public procurement with NIGP’s Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis. This activity-based learning experience equips you with the ability to evaluate cost and price data, determining the total cost of ownership to an entity. By comparing the price of a commodity to the benefit derived, you can make justifiable expenditures. Gain the competence to make informed financial decisions that meet public needs and maximize value. Join this powerful course and become a skilled public procurement professional.
Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis (Member: Early)$272.00 07/26/2024
Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis (Member: Standard) $340.0007/27/202409/22/2024
Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis (Non-Member: Standard)$440.00 09/22/2024
Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis (Member: Early) $272.00
Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis (Non-Member: Standard) $440.00
(prices valid until Jul 26, 2024)
Spots available: 20


By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate cost and price data to determine total cost of ownership to an entity.
  • Compare the price of a commodity against the benefit to be derived by the entity to determine whether the expenditure is justifiable.

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.  

Completion Requirements

In order to successfully earn a digital badge in the Cost, Price & Value Analysis competency, learners must:

  • Complete any pre-work materials provided prior to the course start date.
  • 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 71% or higher.

Competency Alignment

Get a Core Certificate: Foundations of Planning & Analysis by adding these competency modules:

  • Standardization
  • Requirements Planning and Understanding


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
440 Monticello Avenue Suite 1802
PMB 63452
Norfolk, VA 23510

Local Contact

Name:Amy Flack


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: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis

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