Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment
Course

Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment

  • Date: 10/02/2024
  • Start Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • CEUs: 0.4
Learning the legal aspects of public procurement is crucial for professional growth. Understanding legal terms, concepts, and principles, as well as differentiating between legislation and regulations, is essential. NIGP’s Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment is an activity-based learning experience that covers these topics comprehensively. By examining the role of attorneys in procurement and understanding the establishment of rights and obligations, participants gain valuable insights into the legal environment of public procurement. This course equips learners with the necessary knowledge to navigate legal complexities and make informed decisions in their procurement careers.
Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Member: Standard)$175.0008/04/202409/30/2024
ompetency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Member: Early)$140.00 08/03/2024
Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Non-Member: Standard)$275.00 09/30/2024
ompetency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Member: Early) $140.00
Competency Module: Legislation and Legal Environment (Non-Member: Standard) $275.00
(prices valid until Aug 3, 2024)
Spots available: 21

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.  


Completion Requirements

In order to successfully earn a digital badge in the Legislation and Legal Environment 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 80% or higher.

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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NIGP, Attn: Seminar Registration
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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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