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Competency Module: Relationship Management: Internal Customers & Suppliers

Competency badges form the building blocks of the Certificates Program. You get laser-focused learning in any of the individual competencies that make up the Public Procurement Competency Framework. Competency badges are given after completing any one of the 33 competency modules and successfully passing the assessment.

Course Availability:

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April 13, 2021
Institute Member: Standard $155.00
Non-Member: Standard $255.00
(prices valid until Apr 7, 2021)
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mrs. Marcheta E. Gillespie, CPPO, CPPB, FNIGP, C.P.M., NIGP-CPP, CPM
Level: Advanced
Virtual Instructor-Led

Description

The ongoing partnership among the procurement professional, stakeholder(s), and supplier communities is essential for the success of the entity as a whole. For Procurement, however, the ability to work strategically with critical parties through the incorporation of proactive analysis and tracking tools is the difference between reactive and proactive public procurement.


Objectives

In order to successfully earn a digital badge, learners must:

  • Differentiate the concepts of leadership and management in public entities and how each concept contributes to the success of goals and objectives within the entity.
  • Incorporate activity analysis and tracking tools to support entity success for all internal and external stakeholders.

Intended Audience

This course is targeted to individuals who meet or exceed the following professional demographics:

  • Mid-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as senior buyers, managers, directors, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.
     
  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who either provide procurement functions that support entity programs under delegated authority, or who already have a good understanding of basic procurement principles but wish to get more in-depth, hands-on training.
     
  • Professionals who are employed by local governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly funded or created entities) who either serve within or manage the procurement function.
     
  • Supplier managers and supervisors seeking to understand the public procurement function from a more in-depth holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.

Delivery Formats Available

Virtual Instructor-Led

In-Person (CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY)

(To schedule, contact events@nigp.org)

Contact Hours

4.0

CEUs

0.4

Level

Advanced

Designed for public procurement professionals who have at least five years’ experience.

Length

In-Person (CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY)  - 1/2 Day

NIGP-CPP Exam Alignment

Area 6: Leadership

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 (CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED VIRTUALLY)

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

1/2 Day Zoom

  • Digitally-based learning experience housed in Aspire, NIGP’s learning management system.

Zoom Virtual Learning Event

Attendance is mandatory and required for successful course completion. The Zoom meeting link and login information is distributed via email at the start of the course.

Completion Requirements

In order to successfully complete the NIGP Competency Module, 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 of 81% or higher.

1/2 Day Course

This module must be scheduled in-person with an additional 1/2 day module. 

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

 

Completion Requirements

In order to successfully complete the NIGP Competency Module, 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 of 81% or higher.