The Procurement Cycle: Planning Phase

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  1. Description:

    A component of The Procurement Cycle course, NIGP’s Planning Phase module provides an overview of the pre-procurement planning phase, which initiates the entirety of the procurement cycle. Exploring steps involved in pre-procurement planning and identifying potential threats and risk mitigation techniques, this module outlines how procurement professionals can get ahead of potential problems by engaging proactively in the early stages of the procurement process.
    This on-demand course is part 1 of 3 in the Procurement Cycle Series. 
    Course Duration - 30min 

    Course Objectives:

    1. List the steps involved in pre-procurement planning
    2. When given a list of bids, determine the bid that is the best value
    3. List strategic procurement planning steps
    4. Recognize threats to the planning phase
    5. Define supplier pricing strategies
    6. Define evaluation and analysis strategies

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  • Online: The Procurement Cycle: Planning Phase (Non-Member Rate)
    $50.00 USD
    Note: Prices may increase as the event nears
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    $25 Members/ $50 Non-Members

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