Course

NIGP-CPP Module B Prep

  • Date: 12/14/2022
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 6:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Instructor: Mrs. Renee A. Rogers, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
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    Mrs. Renee A. Rogers, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
    Renee spent over 20 years in public procurement, starting out as a buyer with Pima County, and moving up to executive management roles in public entities. Renee has worked in City, County, and Airport Authority environments, getting entrenched in procurements including those using grant funds from a wide variety of state and federal agencies. Renee has continued to work with local public and private agencies in the procurement field, primarily in a consulting role. Renee has also been a public procurement instructor for over 30 years. Throughout her career, Renee has actively participated in professional associations in leadership roles, including serving as Professional Development Chair for both the Airport Purchasing Group and the Michigan Public Procurement Officer Association (MPPOA). Renee has taught numerous public procurement and related classes at procurement association conferences, as well as within her entities. Renee holds several professional certifications including NIGP Certified Procurement Professional (NIGP-CPP), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB),and Professional in Human Resources (PHR). She is a graduate of Troy State University (Masters in Business) and Michigan State University (Bachelors in Marketing). Renee has received awards recognizing her contributions to the public procurement profession, including the MPPOA Purchasing Manager of the Year Award and the MPPOA Marvin Klang Award, which recognizes a lifetime contribution to the public procurement profession. In addition while she was the chief procurement officer, two of Renee's former entities became a first time recipient of the National Purchasing Institute’s Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.
  • Level: Advanced Practitioner
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 7.5
  • CEUs: 0.8

Course Description

Included with the Module B prep course are items designed to help you prepare for the NIGP-CPP certification exam, including:

  • NIGP-CPP Module B Prep Guide
  • Student Workbook (Includes course notes, job aids, practical application exercises, etc.)
  •  Practice questions

This course reviews the same competencies that are evaluated in the NIGP-CPP certification exam by providing activities and discussions to help you apply what you have learned to real-world scenarios.

However, this course alone cannot fully prepare you for each competency and situation that is covered in the comprehensive exam, as the exam takes into account the entirety of your education and practical experience

Individuals should enroll in this prep course at least six months prior to their scheduled test date to provide sufficient time for independent review and study. Please note that participation in this course does not guarantee success on the NIGP-CPP certification exam.

Length

1 Day Virtual Course.

Pricing:
PriceCostBeginsEnds
NIGP-CPP Module B Prep$195.00 12/08/2022
NIGP-CPP Module B Prep $195.00
(prices valid until Dec 8, 2022)
Spots available: 19

Objectives

Course Outline:

The NIGP-CPP Module B Prep Course reviews the following competency statements:

  • Choose and implement strategic improvements for the procurement function.
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement social and environmentally sustainable procurement policies and other procurement priorities.
  • Advise the entity on how to resolve procurement-related issues.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations by communicating requirements, responsibilities, and outcomes.
  • Create, lead, and provide holistic procurement program oversight.
  • Identify opportunities for strategic contracting initiatives.
  • Manage the issues distinct to international business.
  • Ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of asset management, warehousing, and logistics programs.
  • Recommend options to dispose of assets to maximize residual value.
  • Create policies and procedures to support an ethical workplace.
  • Create a culture and system to foster continuous improvement.
  • Provide professional development opportunities for procurement professionals.
  • Provide educational opportunities related to procurement best practices to non-procurement professionals.
  • Engage stakeholders in development of entity key performance indicators to achieve change implementation.
  • Communicate programs, policies, and procedures in support of entity’s continuous advancement.
  • Develop criteria for evaluation of internal and external relationships and Procurement’s performance.
  • Align procurement change with entity goals.
  • Identify and address challenges and conflicts.
  • Establish a continuous improvement plan.
  • Identify how changes in global, national, and regional economies will affect operations.
  • Develop and manage a thriving and resilient workplace.
  • Obtain and manage budgetary resources to further Procurement's goals.
  • Develop and implement a communications plan to enhance the image of the procurement function.

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 this course, learners must:

  • Attend and participate in the entirety of the instructional event
  • Complete all practice questions
  • Complete a post course evaluation
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Miscellaneous

Payment Information

  • Register online with credit card
  • Register online and upload a Purchase Order
  • Register by fax and download the print & fax form

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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
2411 Dulles Corner Park, Suite 350
Herndon, VA 20171


Sessions

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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