Webinar 020519: Public Procurement Practice - Audits

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    Webinar Recording

    Presented by: 

    Dennis Carney, CPPO, MBA; Maureen Daniels, CPPO, CPPB, VCO; Lawrence Martin, Ph.D. & Howard Siggelko, CPPO

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    Procurement is likely to face or become involved in an audit. This webinar highlights recently-published guidance on the how procurement professionals can prepare for, participate in, and emerge from an audit with increased economy, effectiveness, and efficiency. Join the procurement professionals who developed the guidance in this public procurement practice as they share their experiences and lessons learned.


     After viewing this webinar, attendees will be able to:
    1.  Determine their agency’s vulnerabilities regarding an upcoming audit.
    2.  Prepare their agencies for an audit.
    3.  Maintain audit readiness through self- assessments
    4.  Respond to audit findings and implement a plan of action  

    Presenter Bios

    Dennis Carney, CPPO, MBA
    Dennis was Purchasing Director for Columbus City Schools in Columbus, Ohio for 15 years.  His responsibilities included managing the procurement, warehouse, and delivery services departments.  He has written dozens of RFP’s for products and services.  Mr. Carney also negotiated contracts for the school district and was a member of the district’s minority vendor participation team.  His departments developed an electronic bidding system, a delivery services work order system, and an Access tracking database for the district’s records retention warehouse.
    Prior to working for the school district, Mr. Carney worked for nine years in the private sector for the purchasing department at Bank One. Mr. Carney has an MBA from Capital University where he graduated with highest honors. He is also a member of Toastmasters International. Mr. Carney teaches Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals in the Public Sector and Sourcing in the Public Sector for NIGP.
    Maureen Daniels, CPPO, CPPB, VCO
    Maureen currently works for the Department of General Services, Division of Purchase and Supply, in Richmond
    Virginia as a Procurement Management Account Executive (AE).  As an AE Maureen assists with the procurement management of approximately 40 state agencies by providing consultation, advice, process remodeling, e-procurement solutions, regulation and policy interpretation, compliance reviews and training.  She instructs for the Virginia Institute of Procurement, the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and independently. Maureen has over 32 years of experience in Public Procurement. She served in the United States Air Force, worked for Miami-Dade Transit Agency in Miami Florida and the for the City of Richmond in Richmond Virginia.  Maureen
    has a Bachelor Degree and Associate Degree in Business Administration and holds CPPO, CPPB, and VCO certifications. Maureen has served on special task forces to restructure procurement processes, improve customer service, develop educational courses and best practices, monitor procurement legislation, improve policy and procedures, create scholarships for new procurement professional and enhance e-procurement applications.                      
    Lawrence Martin, Ph.D., MBA
    Lawrence (Larry) Martin is a professor of public affairs at the University of Central Florida.  He has over 30 years of public procurement experience primarily in service contracting. He is the co-author of the NIGP text Contacting for Public Sector Services. He also served on the NIGP team that developed by the “Public Procurement Practice for Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) for Facilities and Infrastructure.”
    Howard Siggelko, CPPO
    Howard is currently the Assistant Director of Warehouse Operations and Records Management with Cobb County School District in the metro Atlanta area. He has over 30 years experience in operations management and over 25 years procurement experience in both private and public sectors. He has served 10 years on the Board of the Georgia Records Association including four years as President.

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  • Webinar 020519: Public Procurement Practice - Audits (Non-Member Rate includes a one-year complementary NIGP membership for eligible individuals)
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    Registration Deadline: Monday, February 4, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST - Registrations cannot be accepted the day of the Webinar.


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