Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting
Course

Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting

  • Date: 10/31/2024
  • Start Time: 8:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Hosted By: Virginia Association of Governmental Procurement, Inc. Chapter of NIGP
  • Instructor: Danny Mays, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, CPSD, CPPB
    Assistant State Court Administrator, Operations
    Danny Mays, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, CPSD, CPPB
    Phone: 410-260-1594Fax: 410-333-7022
    Danny Mays, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, CPSM, CPSD is a seasoned public procurement professional dedicated to ensuring an efficient, transparent, and accessible process for all stakeholders, while maintaining a focus on integrity, honesty, and optimal customer service. In this role with NIGP, he looks forward to the opportunity to leverage his experience to help others reach their full potential. In his current role as Director of Procurement for the Maryland Judiciary, Danny is responsible for managing all procurements across the entire judicial branch, including establishing and maintaining a portfolio of master contracts for use across the judicial branch and beyond. He also administers all grants and memoranda of understanding. In this role, Danny has demonstrable experience with policy writing, streamlining processes and procedures, developing and delivering training, establishing standard templates, implementing emerging technologies and overall organizational transformation.
  • Level: Advanced Practitioner
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 8
  • CEUs: 0.8
Enhancing strategic decision-making and analysis skills is crucial for procurement professionals. NIGP’s Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting is an activity-based learning experience designed to equip learners with the ability to incorporate strategic analysis and tracking tools. By applying quantitative and qualitative analysis in decision making, learners can effectively determine the needs of internal stakeholders and align them with prevailing market trends. This course also emphasizes continuous research and analysis to procure and distribute commodities in the most suitable and efficient manner. Develop your expertise and advance your procurement career with this comprehensive course.
Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting (Member: Early)$260.00 09/01/2024
Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting (Member: Standard)$325.0009/02/202410/29/2024
Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting (Non-Member: Standard)$425.00 10/29/2024
Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting (Member: Early) $260.00
Competency Module: Market Analysis and Forecasting (Non-Member: Standard) $425.00
(prices valid until Sep 1, 2024)
Spots available: 22

Objectives

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

  • Incorporate strategic analysis and tracking tools to determine the needs of internal stakeholders in concert with prevailing market trends.
  • Apply quantitative analysis, qualitative analysis, and data in decision making.
  • Apply intelligence gleaned through continuous, broad-based research and analysis in order to arrive at the most suitable approach for procuring and distributing commodities needed by the entity.

Intended Audience

This offering is targeted to individuals who meet or exceed the following professional demographics:  

  • Mid-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as senior buyers, managers, directors, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.   

  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who either provide procurement functions that support entity programs under delegated authority, or who already have a good understanding of basic procurement principles but wish to get more in-depth, hands-on training.   

  • Professionals who are employed by local governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly funded or created entities) who either serve within or manage the procurement function.  

  • Supplier managers and supervisors seeking to understand the public procurement function from a more in-depth holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.  


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 83% or higher.
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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: Market Analysis and Forecasting

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