Online: Technology Basics for Procurement

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  1. Overview

    This self-paced course discusses the basic procurement concepts of the four common IT commodities: software, hardware, services, and support. This course was designed for procurement professionals with little or no knowledge of technology. At the end of the course, students are required to take a 20-question assessment.  In order to pass this course, students must score at least a 70% on this assessment. The assessment has real-time feedback built in, so learners know how they do right away. Learners can take as much or as little time as needed to complete this course.

    Course Objectives

    By the end of this course, students will be able to:
    • Explain why procurement requires basic knowledge of technology.
    • Identify terms related to procuring software, hardware, services, and support. 
    • Differentiate between the three types of licenses for procuring software. 
    • Determine the relationship between software and hardware. 

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    Google Chrome (latest version)
    Microsoft Edge (latest version)
    Internet Explorer 11
    Firefox (latest version)

    Google Chrome (latest version)
    Safari (latest version)
    Firefox (latest version)


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    Google Chrome in Apple iOS 8 or later
  • Online: Technology Basics for Public Procurement (Non-Member Rate)
    $100.00 USD
    Note: Prices may increase as the event nears
  • Fees:   

    $50 Members/ $100 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. 
  • Refunds:

    There are no refunds, all sales are final.