Webinar - Building Together: Leveraging Cooperative Networks for Enhanced Construction Procurement
Webinar

Webinar - Building Together: Leveraging Cooperative Networks for Enhanced Construction Procurement

  • Date: 08/06/2024
  • Start Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 3:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Contact Hours: 1
  • Format: Webinar
Pricing:
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Webinar 080624: Building Together: Leveraging Cooperative Networks for Enhanced Construction Procurement (Member) $0.00
Webinar 080624: Building Together: Leveraging Cooperative Networks for Enhanced Construction Procurement (Non-Member) $0.00
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Overview

In the world of construction, efficiency and strategic partnerships are not just beneficial; they are essential. "Building Together: Leveraging Cooperative Networks for Enhanced Construction Procurement" is a dynamic webinar for construction professionals seeking to optimize their procurement processes and maximize project outcomes.
 
During this insightful session, participants will be introduced to the concept of construction procurement via cooperative organizations — a strategy that harnesses the collective power of group purchasing and shared resources to deliver streamlined operations, cost savings and quality construction work.


What You'll Learn

After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:

  1. Learn how cooperative purchasing addresses common construction procurement challenges.
  2. Understand how cooperative networks operate within the construction.
  3. Recognize and analyze the cost-savings potential and efficiencies that these networks offer.
  4. Examine the pre-qualification criteria and compliance within regulations and standards.
  5. Understand best practices for engaging with co-ops.
 

Presenter Bio(s) 

Bill Symon - Bill Symon, Sales Director at Gordian, is an accomplished business development and sales leader with experience working with state, local government and education public sector officials to help them maintain the physical assets upon which their communities rely. He can be reached at b.symon@gordian.com.

Matt Peterson - Matthew Peterson brings over 27 years of experience in the construction industry, with a specialized focus on the procurement, administration and management of Cooperative Job Order Contracting (JOC) Contracts. This extensive expertise encompasses both private sector acumen and public-sector insight, making Matt a well-rounded professional in the field.

From 2009 to 2015, Matt served as a public employee for a National Cooperative, playing a pivotal role in a team that successfully implemented local JOC Contracts nationwide. This period marked a significant contribution to the expansion and adoption of JOC practices across the country.
 
In the subsequent years, Matt has held several key positions at Gordian, including Account Manager and Business Development Representative, leading to his current role as Director of Cooperative Relations and Operational Support. It is in these capacities that Matt has truly excelled, demonstrating a passion for streamlining processes and championing the advantages of JOC.
 
Matt is particularly recognized for effectively communicating the myriad benefits and efficiencies that JOC offers to public agencies and contractors alike. By simplifying the complexities of traditional procurement methods, Matt has been instrumental in facilitating smoother, more efficient project delivery, ultimately benefiting all stakeholders involved in the construction process.

 

Attendance for Individuals

In order to receive one contact hour, each member needs to register for the webinar individually in advance and then watch the live webinar. Your credit is tabulated by match between your login and your registration.

Attendance for Groups

There is a Group Sign-In Form provided with each webinar. The group sign-in form does not register anyone for the webinar, it just verifies live attendance. Each person will receive their login email on the day of the webinar – this verifies their registration. The group sign in form verifies that they watched the live webinar.

Please contact DistanceLearning@nigp.org if you do not receive your login information by 12 pm ET on the day of the webinar.

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Speakers:

  • Bill Symon, Sales Director, Gordian
  • Matt Peterson, Director of Cooperative Relations and Operational Support, Gordian

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Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing by emailing registrationinfo@nigp.org. Once the login email is sent, registrants that are non-members are not eligible for a refund. Registered participants who do not attend will not receive credit. Need to miss the webinar due to a last minute meeting? There is no need to cancel. You won't receive credit, but you will still receive all the handouts and the recording link.

Disclamer

The content of this webinar is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to solicit business or to provide legal advice. Laws differ by jurisdiction, and the information in this webinar may not apply to every attendee. You should not take, or refrain from taking, any particular action based upon the information contained in this webinar without first seeking jurisdictional guidance.