Webinar Recording - Are You Ready to Become Procurement's Next Rising Star

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    Webinar Recording
    Presented by: 

    Marcheta Gillespie, CPPO, C.P.M., CPPB, CPM

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    Are you new to the “procurement scene”? Are you looking for help writing that first procurement ‘hit song” that will get you discovered? Do you want to know what procurement leadership is looking for in their next superstar? This session will help you get answers to the questions that will get you noticed by procurement’s executive producers. What skills do you need to hone in order to become successful in your role, in your agency and in the profession? What are your leaders looking for? How do you get engaged in the profession and make a difference?
    This session will focus on:
    - Identifying the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities critical to public procurement and how to develop them
    - Learning from industry research on what leaders want from employees;
    - Pursuing and successfully achieving professional Certification as a public procurement professional
    - Sharing opportunities in the industry to become involved and make a difference in your chosen profession.
    This interactive session will including sharing information, opportunity and creating a group dialogue about what it means to be in public procurement and how you can become the next Procurement Rising Star!


     After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
    1. Identifying the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities critical to public procurement and how to develop them
    2.  Compare industry research on what leaders want from employees to their own current levels of skills and abilities
    3.  Apply their knowledge of how to pursue professional certification as a public procurement professional
    4. Pursue opportunities in the industry to become involved and make a difference in their chosen profession.

    Presenter Bios

    Marcheta E. Gillespie, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M., CPM, is a dynamic speaker/trainer and experienced leader in the procurement profession. As the retired Director of the City of Tucson's Department of Procurement, Marcheta has over 26 years of experience in one of the country’s largest, most highly acclaimed procurement organizations.She now shares her extensive experience and expertise with public and private industry through her business, MG Procurement Consulting, LLC.Marcheta is a passionate advocate for the procurement profession.Her areas of expertise include organizational leadership, strategic planning, public sector contracting, project management, program development, contract administration and cooperative procurement.
    Marcheta was the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Service Award, the 2nd highest award given by NIGP – The Institute for Public Procurement for her extensive contributions to the public procurement profession.Marcheta has served as Chair of the UPPCC Governing Board, was the 2013-2014 President of NIGP and served on the NIGP Board of Directors for 10 years.She was the first Chair of the NIGP Talent Council and Chair of the NIGP 2.0 Task Force, a historic project of governance model transformation.Marcheta chaired the NIGP Task Force for the Values & Guiding Principles Initiative and numerous NIGP committees over the past 26 years.
    Marcheta has spoken and trained at hundreds of international, national, regional and local conferences and events.She has developed numerous training programs, contributed to dozens of articles/interviews for national publications and is highly sought-after instructor in the profession.Marcheta provides professional consulting, training and speaking engagements for government agencies and private sector businesses.You can follow Marcheta on social media platforms including LinkedIn (Marcheta Gillespie) and Twitter (@MarhetaG1)For more information, contact Marcheta at (520)940-7194 or at Marcheta.gillespie@gmail.com.

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  • Webinar 072418: Are You Ready to Become Procurement's Next Rising Star (Non-Member Rate includes a one-year complementary NIGP membership for eligible individuals)
    $190.00 USD
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  • Registration Information

    Registration Deadline: Monday, July 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST - Registrations cannot be accepted the day of the Webinar.


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