Course

Learning Labs

Hands-On Workshops

An educational series that provides learners with best practice guidance on a variety of technical and hard skills needed for public procurement success.

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February 22, 2022
Learning Lab 022222: Tools and Tips for More Effective Writing (Member) $79.00
Learning Lab 022222: Tools and Tips for More Effective Writing (Non-Member) $179.00
(prices valid until Feb 21, 2022)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Janet Arrowood
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 23, 2022
Learning Lab 032322: Avoiding the Solicitation Q&A Cycle (Member) $79.00
Learning Lab 032322: Avoiding the Solicitation Q&A Cycle (Non-Member) $179.00
(prices valid until Mar 23, 2022)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Janet Arrowood
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 5, 2022
Learning Lab 040522: Microsoft Excel: Top Essential Functions (Member) $79.00
Learning Lab 040522: Microsoft Excel: Top Essential Functions (Non-Member) $179.00
(prices valid until Apr 4, 2022)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Dawn Bjork, MCT
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 19, 2022
Learning Lab 041922: Writing Effective Proposals (Member) $79.00
Learning Lab 041922: Writing Effective Proposals (Non-Member) $179.00
(prices valid until Apr 19, 2022)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Janet Arrowood
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
May 17, 2022
Learning Lab 051722: Microsoft Teams: Tips & Techniques for Leveraging the Power of Teams (Member) $79.00
Learning Lab 051722: Microsoft Teams: Tips & Techniques for Leveraging the Power of Teams (Non-Member) $179.00
(prices valid until May 16, 2022)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Dawn Bjork, MCT
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
June 21, 2022
Learning Lab 062122: Stop Wasting Time in Excel! Tips and Shortcuts to Be More Efficient (Member) $79.00
Learning Lab 062122: Stop Wasting Time in Excel! Tips and Shortcuts to Be More Efficient (Non-member) $179.00
(prices valid until Jun 20, 2022)
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Dawn Bjork, MCT
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led

Upcoming Learning Labs


Writing Seminars

Writing well is one of those skills that can help you advance in your career, no matter what you do. Strong writing has been linked to critical thinking skills, and it shows an attention to detail necessary in all of your tasks and projects.

These interactive Learning Labs offer helpful tips and best practice guidance on how to write effectively to get the results you desire. Attend one or all.

Tools and Tips for More Effective Writing

Learn how to apply the principles of BLUF and employ the Cs of effective communication to communicate in the clearest and most concise way possible. Participants receive a reference 'tip' sheet that reinforce these effective writing tools. 

 February 22, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)


Avoiding the Solicitation Q&A Cycle

Improve the quality of your procurement/solicitation documents as we identify ways to write more effectively to pre-answer or anticipate many questions.

 March 23, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)


Writing Effective Proposals

By carefully assessing the solicitation documents, identifying all the requirements, and mapping those requirements in a requirements compliance table (RCT), you can ensure you meet all the requirements and identify areas of inconsistency, confusion, and/or inaccuracies and formulate quality questions.

 April 19, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)


Microsoft Excel and Teams

INSTRUCTOR:  Dawn Bjork, MCT, MOSM, CVP, The Software Pro

Microsoft Excel: Top Essential Fun

Which of the more than 500 Excel functions are likely to be most valuable to you to build formulas, analyze procurement data, extract key information, and use your worksheets more effectively? Join us as we explore Excel's top essential functions, learning how to provide value-driven growth to your entity through superior data management.

 April 5, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)


Microsoft Teams: Tips & Techniques for Leveraging the Power of Teams

Microsoft Teams is a vital tool for instant messaging, collaboration, virtual meetings, and much more. This interactive session explores customizing the Teams environment, working with files, adding applications, using Teams meeting tools more effectively, and learning time-saving Teams tips and techniques.

 May 17, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)


Stop Wasting Time in Microsoft Excel! Tips & Shortcuts to Be More Efficient

Microsoft Excel is packed full of features designed to help you create, edit, and format a wide range of worksheet projects. With all of its power, many Excel shortcuts, tips, and techniques are not obvious or intuitive. Join this session to find out how to simplify actions in Excel, customize your workspace, and learn the steps and shortcuts to quickly and easily get your work done.

 June 21, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)

Cost

Members: $79

Non-Members: $179

Contact Hours

2.0

CEUs

0.2

Length

90 - 120 minutes

Participants

Limited to 65 participants.

Delivery Format

Virtual Instructor-Led

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