Competency Module: Mission and Public Benefit

  • Date: 06/06/2024
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Hosted By: Idaho Public Purchasing Association, Inc. Chapter of NIGP
  • Instructor: Ms. Christin Webb, MBA
    Ms. Christin Webb, MBA
    Christin Webb is a Certified Procurement Professional (NIGP-CPP) with more than 15 years of combined management and organizational contract and procurement experience. She is the former Administrator of Purchasing for Shelby County Government where she was responsible for overseeing an approximate spend of $1.1B on all activities involving the procurement of County goods and services. Before joining Shelby County, she was a procurement professional with FedEx Services and Memphis Light Gas and Water Division. She was a former President of the Tennessee Association of Public Purchasing (TAPP) and Talent Council Member for Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP). Christin is currently an Instructor for NIGP. Christin is passionate about serving her community not only through governmental procurement, but also as she serves as Commissioner with the City of Memphis’ Youth Guidance Commission and regularly works with non-profits and schools as a volunteer. Christin is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. A native Memphian, Christin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Memphis and Masters of Business Administration from Webster University. A fun note about Christin is that she is a twin, published author, screenwriter, and Chief Leadership Enthusiast with The Greater You Leadership Series, LLC.
  • Level: Foundation
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • CEUs: 0.4
Enhance your procurement expertise with NIGP’s Competency Module: Mission and Public Benefit. This activity-based learning experience provides a comprehensive understanding of the roles, values, and functions of the procurement office in public entities. Discover how strategic thinking and execution in public procurement can positively impact the delivery of essential services. Gain insights into aligning performance expectations with organizational strategic plans. Develop problem-solving, critical thinking, and learning skills to thrive as a procurement professional. Unlock your potential and make a lasting impact in the field of public procurement.
Mission and Public Benefit (Member: Standard)$165.0004/08/202406/04/2024
Mission and Public Benefit (Non-Member: Standard)$265.00 06/04/2024
Mission and Public Benefit (Member: Standard) $165.00
Mission and Public Benefit (Non-Member: Standard) $265.00
(prices valid until Jun 4, 2024)
Spots available: 20


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

  • Describe the roles, organizational placement, values, and functions of the procurement office as they relate to public entities as a whole.
  • Demonstrate how public procurement adds strategic value to the delivery of public services.
  • Identify why a public procurement professional’s performance expectation relates to the overall organizational strategic plan.
  • Use problem solving, critical thinking, and learning skills in an individual and procurement team context.

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 Mission and Public Benefit 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
  • Ethics, Integrity, Transparency
  • Legislation & Legal Environment


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:Andrew Evans


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: Mission and Public Benefit

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