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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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October 3, 2024
Learning Lab 1 100324: Understanding the role of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) that attach to federal grant funds (Member) $89.00
Learning Lab 1 100324: Understanding the role of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) that attach to federal grant funds (Non-Member) $189.00
(prices valid until Oct 3, 2024)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Penny M Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, Mr. Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M. CPCP, CPPB, MPA
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
October 17, 2024
Learning Lab 2 101724: Uniform Guidance (Member) $89.00
Learning Lab 2 101724: Uniform Guidance (Non-Member) $189.00
(prices valid until Oct 17, 2024)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M. CPCP, CPPB, MPA, Ms. Penny M Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
October 24, 2024
Learning Lab 3 102424: Unique Requirements (Clauses, Cooperatives, Ethics, Outreach, Agency specific requirements: DOT, FTA, HUD, et cetera) (Member) $89.00
Learning Lab 3 102424: Unique Requirements (Clauses, Cooperatives, Ethics, Outreach, Agency specific requirements: DOT, FTA, HUD, et cetera) (Non-Member) $189.00
(prices valid until Oct 24, 2024)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Penny M Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, Mr. Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M. CPCP, CPPB, MPA
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
October 31, 2024
Learning Lab 4 103124: Understanding Cost Analysis, Price Analysis and Independent Cost Estimate Requirements that accompany federal grant funds (Member) $89.00
Learning Lab 4 103124: Understanding Cost Analysis, Price Analysis and Independent Cost Estimate Requirements that accompany federal grant funds (Non-Member) $189.00
(prices valid until Oct 31, 2024)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M. CPCP, CPPB, MPA, Ms. Penny M Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
November 7, 2024
Learning Lab 5 110724: Prevailing Wages (Davis Bacon) (Member) $89.00
Learning Lab 5 110724: Prevailing Wages (Davis Bacon) (Non-Member) $189.00
(prices valid until Nov 7, 2024)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M. CPCP, CPPB, MPA, Ms. Penny M Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
November 14, 2024
Learning Lab 6 111424: Procurement and Contract Types Allowed (Member) $89.00
Learning Lab 6 111424: Procurement and Contract Types Allowed (Non-Member) $189.00
(prices valid until Nov 14, 2024)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Penny M Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, Mr. Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, C.P.M. CPCP, CPPB, MPA
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led

Deeper Dive into Procurement with Federal Funds

3:00 - 5:00 PM ET
Contact Hours: 2 per lab

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$89 scholarship

for the first 20 registrants in each Learning Lab

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Lab 1: Understanding the role of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) that attach to federal grant funds.

 October 3

It’s imperative that local procurement professionals understand CFR and it’s impact on the procurement process. Failure to be well informed could result in loss of grant funds.  

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Lab 2: Uniform Guidance

 October 17

This lab focuses on the Uniform Guidance, Title 2, Part 200 of the CFR, issued by the federal government and explains why local governments need to follow this “guidance” or your entity may lose or have to repay the grant.

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Lab 3: Unique Requirements (Clauses, Cooperatives, Ethics, Outreach, Agency specific requirements: DOT, FTA, HUD, et cetera)

 October 24

Explore requirements that are generally unique to the federal government and not typical in local governments but nonetheless must be incorporated into local government procurement as a condition of the grant.

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Lab 4: Understanding Cost Analysis, Price Analysis and Independent Cost Estimate Requirements that accompany federal grant funds.

 October 31

Find out when and why requirements for cost analysis, price analysis and independent cost estimates are required, seeing practical applications of each.  

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Lab 5: Prevailing Wages (Davis Bacon)

 November 7

The federal laws, acts and regulations administered by the Department of Labor are collectively called the Davis Bacon and Related Acts. They apply to the expenditure of federal funds for major maintenance and construction projects over $2,000 in value (there are a few exceptions). Failure to properly comply with rules can have major financial and public relations impact.

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Lab 6: Procurement and Contract Types Allowed

 November 14

Federal rules are very specific as to the procurement methods that are permitted and the types of contracts that can be used or not used for grant funds. Find out how you can identify the allowed methods and contract types and how they are used in practical situations.

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SPEAKERS

Terry L. McKee, NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, MPA, C.P.M. CPCP

Procurement Director, Knoxville's Community Development Corp - The Public Housing & Redevelopment Authority

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Penny M. Owens, NIGP-CPP, CPPO

Purchasing Agent, City of Knoxville, TN

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