Objectives and Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate and develop solutions within a group setting.
  • Apply principles of collaboration and common procurement knowledge.
  • Debate, discuss, and evaluate possible procurement solutions.

Intended Audience

This hands on, interactive learning event is for all procurement professionals with a special interest for those working in collaborative and group problem solving environments. This is an effective follow up to the NIGP Principles and Techniques of Problem Solving course.


Today’s procurement professional faces challenges every day. This course will utilize case studies of issues regularly confronted by an agency. Participants will work in groups to debate and discuss the fundamental principles of each case and develop solutions. Topics for discussion may include ethics, the law, fiscal and budgetary dilemmas, strategic sourcing, and supplier contract engagement.



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