Online: The Procurement Cycle: Solicitation Development Phase

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  1. Description:

    Welcome to the NIGP elearning module:  Procurement Cycle - Solicitation Development Phase.  This on-demand course provides an overview of the solicitation development phase of the procurement cycle.  The solicitation development phase is the second phase of the procurement cycle.  During this phase, the solicitation for the purchase is created, the solicitation method is selected, and the contract is created.  From the selection decisions, bids are evaluated, and the winning supplier is contracted.  The culmination of this phase is the selection of the supplier to fulfill the contract. 
    This on-demand course is part 2 of 3 in the Procurement Cycle Series. 
    Course Duration - 30min 

    Course Objectives:

    1. Define types of specifications
    2. Define solicitation methods
    3. Identify the differences between Request for Proposals and Invitation for Bids
    4. When given a list of bids, determine the bid that is the best value
    5. Define contract pricing types

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