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Introduction to Public Procurement

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June 11, 2024 - June 12, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Jun 9, 2024)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Lynda Allair, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, Ms. Barbara R. Johnson, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, FNIGP, CPPB
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
June 19, 2024 - June 20, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $456.00
(prices valid until Jun 4, 2024)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Michael B. Gustafson, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, MBA
Level: Foundation
Frankfort, KY
June 20, 2024 - June 21, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member) $436.00
(prices valid until Jun 3, 2024)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time
Instructor: Bill Davidson
Level: Foundation
Carthage, MO
July 11, 2024 - July 12, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Jul 9, 2024)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Kristy D Varda, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
August 5, 2024 - August 6, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member) $436.00
(prices valid until Jul 21, 2024)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Carolyn L. Everett, CPPO, CPPB
Level: Foundation
Fort Myers, FL
August 8, 2024 - August 9, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member) $436.00
(prices valid until Jul 24, 2024)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mrs. Jodi S. Hart, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, MBA, CPPB, Juris Master
Level: Foundation
September 19, 2024 - September 20, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Sep 17, 2024)
Time: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. John Lee Robinson, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPSM, CPPB, C.P.M.
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
November 4, 2024 - November 5, 2024
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Oct 31, 2024)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
January 16, 2025 - January 17, 2025
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Jan 14, 2025)
Time: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 24, 2025 - March 25, 2025
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Mar 20, 2025)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 8, 2025 - April 9, 2025
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Apr 6, 2025)
Time: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
May 6, 2025 - May 7, 2025
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until May 4, 2025)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
June 26, 2025 - June 27, 2025
Introduction to Public Procurement (Member: Standard) $356.00
Introduction to Public Procurement (Non-Member: Standard) $436.00
(prices valid until Jun 24, 2025)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led

Objectives

Unlock the essentials of successful public procurement with NIGP's Introduction to Public Procurement course. Delve into the intricate landscape of compliance, ethical standards, risk mitigation, and efficient procurement methods. Gain practical insights to develop valuable partnerships with stakeholders and embrace continuous professional development. Elevate your skills, enhance organizational success, and confidently navigate the dynamic world of public procurement. Upon successful completion of this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Ensure compliant with expectations, laws, and regulations that govern public procurement.
  • Determine the best procurement method for a particular solicitation.
  • Increase efficiency and independence with procurement related tasks.
  • Develop partnerships with various stakeholders.

Intended Audience

This course 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.  

Delivery Formats Available

In-Person

Virtual Instructor-Led

Contact Hours

16

CEUs

1.6

Length

In-Person and Virtual Instructor-Led
 2 Days

Level

Foundation

Designed for public procurement professionals who are new to the profession or have 0-3 years of experience.

Available in these learning formats...

 Virtual Instructor-Led

This format combines the best of in-person learning by offering live participation with instructors and peers.


 In-Person

Instructor led discussion style classroom setting for those who prefer focused learning with maximum in-person interactions with instructors and peers.

2 Day Course

To schedule in-person, contact events@nigp.org

 

Completion Requirements

In order to successfully complete the Introduction to Public Procurement course, 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 85% or higher.