On Demand: Mission & Public Benefit

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  1. Course Overview:

    This course focuses on teaching learners: the role of procurement within an entity; being a strategic partner to clients and the importance of linking the procurement function to the entity’s strategic plan; and, creating a procurement strategic plan to effectively work with clients to ensure the support of communities. During this interactive course, learners begin to use problem solving and critical thinking skills to navigate through this learning experience that includes reading, video, scenarios, and activities.
     

    Instructor:

    Barbara R. Johnson, MPA, CPPO, CPPB, served as a State, City, and Airport Authority Procurement Leader over the course of her career in public service. She serves the Institute members on many committees, task forces, and as a frequent Forum speaker and moderator. Barb instructs public procurement courses for the Institute (NIGP), the Ohio State University, and others upon request.
     

    Business Outcomes:

    Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to: Describe the roles, organizational placement, values, and functions of the procurement office as they relate to public entities as a whole. Demonstrate how public procurement adds strategic value to the delivery of public services. Identify why a public procurement professional’s performance expectation relate to the overall organizational strategic plan. Use problem solving, critical thinking, and learning skills in an individual and procurement team context.
     

    Course Outline:

    The course is comprised of 3 modules, each with lessons and an overall course assessment.
     
    Module 1: Mission of Public Procurement
    Students learn to advise clients and stakeholders on the various roles, organizational placement, values, and functions of the procurement office as they relate to public entities as a whole.
     
    Module Introduction – approximately 5 minutes 
    Lesson 1: The Role of Public Procurement – approximately 15 minutes  
    Lesson 2: Public Procurement as a Strategic Function – approximately 15 minutes  
    Lesson 3: Goals of Public Procurement and the Mission of the Entity – approximately 20 minutes
     
    Module 2: Professionally Representing an Organization
    Students learn to think about ways that they can represent the organization professionally when working with external clients.
     
    Module Introduction– approximately 5 minutes
    Lesson 1: Professionally Representing an Organization – approximately 15 minutes
     
    Module 3: Strategic Procurement
    Students learn to identify and execute the steps necessary to participate in departmental planning. Students will execute a rudimentary procurement plan during this lesson.
     
    Module Introduction – approximately 5 minutes
    Lesson 1: Planning Procurement Activities Strategically – approximately 15 minutes
    Lesson 2: Creating a Strategic Procurement Plan – approximately 15 minutes


  • Member - On Demand: Mission & Public Benefit
    $97.00 USD
    Note: Prices may increase as the event nears
  • Non-Member - On Demand: Mission & Public Benefit
    $197.00 USD
    Note: Prices may increase as the event nears
  • Fees:   

    $ Members/ $ Non-Members


    Methods of Payment Accepted:
    Register online with credit card by clicking the green register button.

    This course is to be accessed by the purchaser only, it is non-transferable. 
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