Webinar - Dare to Be Great – The Leadership Challenge for Public Procurement

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Mr. Paul J. Brennan, CPPO,FNIGP
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    Paul Brennan

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    Do you want to be recognized for the value you bring to your organization? What are the challenges to the next generation of Public Procurement professionals? This
    webinar aims to challenge you to become leaders in both your organization and the Public Procurement profession. Understanding how the Public Procurement landscape is changing is critical to your future success.


    After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
    1. Understand the changing landscape of the public procurement profession
    2. Define Leadership
    3. Embrace Excellence
    4. Manage under the Values & Guiding Principles of Public Procurement
    5. Be knowledgeable about Global Best Practices in Public Procurement
    6. Realize the importance of professional certification in Public Procurement

    Presenter Bio

    Paul Brennan currently serves as Director of Purchasing for the County of Rockland, and has held procurement positions in both the private and public sectors for over 30 years. Paul has achieved accreditation as a Certified Public Purchasing Officer. In 2016, Paul received NIGP’s highest honor, the Albert H. Hall Award and was named a Fellow of the Institute.

    Under Paul’s leadership, Rockland County's Purchasing Division has been awarded the "Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award" as well as the "Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award". Paul was a founding member of the Hudson Valley Municipal Purchasing Group (HVMPG) and has been instrumental in the implementation of a regional approach to local government procurement in the Hudson Valley.

    Paul served as President of NIGP from 2009-2010, and as NIGP’s Treasurer from 2013-2015. In all, Paul served on the NIGP Board of Directors for 11 years.  Paul also serves on the Executive Board of the New York State Association of Municipal Purchasing Officials, Inc. and is a past president of the association. Paul has previously presented programs for SAMPO, NIGP, GFOA and various affiliates of the Institute of Supply Management, as well as participated as a panelist for Satellite Seminars sponsored by the Institute of Supply Management and the Office of the New York State Comptroller.
    Paul resides in Suffern, NY with his wife Kristin and daughter Emily and son Jack.

    Attendance for Individuals

    In order to receive one contact hour, each member needs to register for the webinar individually in advance and then watch the live webinar. Your credit is tabulated by match between your login and your registration.

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    Please contact distancelearning@nigp.org if you do not receive your login information by 12 pm on the day of the webinar.
  • Webinar 110717: Dare to Be Great – The Leadership Challenge for Public Procurement (Non Member Rate includes a one-year complementary NIGP membership for eligible individuals.)
    $190.00 USD
    Note: Prices may increase as the event nears
  • Registration Information

    Registration Deadline: Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST - Registrations cannot be accepted the day of the Webinar.


    Registration is Online Only


    To register please scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the Register button. 
    The $190.00 non-member fee includes one full year of complimentary membership to NIGP for those that are eligible. Please call Customer Care at 800-367-6447 for more information.
  • All cancellations must be made in writing by emailing registrationinfo@nigp.org. Once the login email is sent, registrants that are non-members are not eligible for a refund. Registered participants who do not attend will not receive credit. Need to miss the webinar due to a last minute meeting? There is no need to cancel. You won't receive credit, but you will still receive all the handouts and the recording link.
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    The content of this webinar is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to solicit business or to provide legal advice. Laws differ by jurisdiction, and the information in this webinar may not apply to every attendee. You should not take, or refrain from taking, any particular action based upon the information contained in this webinar without first seeking jurisdictional guidance.