Core Certificate: Foundations of Sourcing and Contracting

Start Date:
11/06/2019
End Date:
11/08/2019
Start Time:
8:00 AM
End Time:
5:00 PM
Timezone:
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Location:
2411 Dulles Corner Park Suite 350
Herndon, VA 20171 
Instructor:
Mr. Don Buffum, CPPO, FNIGP
Contact Hours:
22.50 
CEUs:
2.30 
Access Period:
N/A
Hosted By:
 
 
 

  1. Every day, public procurement professionals across North America are challenged to fulfill the needs of their entity as balanced against the needs, wants, and desires of their stakeholders, ensuring that all procured commodities are acquired in the right manner, based on the correct criteria, and within the appropriate price range. Designed to provide entry-level public procurement professionals with the tools they need to ensure the appropriate goods and services are procured, NIGP’s Foundations of Sourcing and Contracting Core Certificate empowers learners with applicable, implementable solutions to some of the procurement function’s most challenging topics. Addressing the actionable solutions to sourcing and contracting methods, specification development, evaluation methods, and negotiations, Foundations of Sourcing and Contracting promotes the tenants and key principles of the public procurement function, empowering learners with NIGP-advocated best practice guidance to become more skilled in their role as they perform the procurement function on a foundational level.

    Course Description

  • Course Fees / Pre-Registration Required

    Standard pricing:

    Institute Members - $595 **
    Non-Members - $695  **

    ** Receive a $25 early registration discount by registering 60 or more days in advance of the course.  A late fee of $50 will be assessed for those registrations received within 30 days of the course.

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    Herndon, VA 20171

  • NIGP Course Cancellation Policy

    Registration and payment must be received 30 days prior to the seminar start date. After this time, registrations will be based on space availability.  A full refund, less a $75 administrative fee will be given for cancellations made in writing 31+ days prior to the seminar date by emailing RegistrationInfo@nigp.org. No refunds are given for cancellations received within 30 days of the seminar start date. There are no refunds for no-shows. If the seminar is cancelled for any reason, NIGP's liability is limited to the registration fee only.

    Attendee substitutions within the same agency may be done at any time with email notification to NIGP. If attending via scholarship, please provide documentation verifying the scholarship issuer's name and contact information in lieu of payment information.

  • Local Information

    If you would like more information on the event, please contact the local Seminar Coordinator,  Karen Robinson, via email at krobinson@nigp.org.

     
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