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February, 2024

Thursday
29
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An introduction to Request for Proposals and how it relates to the NIGP Global Best Practice on Request for Proposals. Learn how to select the right type of RFP for the situation, focusing on ‘Start with the End in Mind’.

March, 2024

Monday
4
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Understand every step of the risk analysis process using reality-based procurement scenarios.
Monday
4
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Practice ongoing oversight of relationships with stakeholders to ensure alignment with strategic goals.
Monday
4
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Prep for the NIGP-CPP Exam. This course focuses on foundational topics such as Policy & Legislation, Planning & Analysis, and Sourcing & Contracting.
Tuesday
5
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Practice ongoing oversight of relationships with stakeholders to ensure alignment with strategic goals.
Thursday
7
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Engaging with Suppliers is key for public procurement professionals. It is also important to ensure there is communication and engagement during the solicitation process. This adds tremendous value to both the supplier and entity. The second part will review example RFPs and discuss the importance of using templates.
Wednesday
13
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Prep for the NIGP-CPP Exam. This course focuses on foundational topics such as Policy & Legislation, Planning & Analysis, and Sourcing & Contracting.
Monday
18
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Prep for the NIGP-CPP Exam. This course focuses on foundational topics such as Policy & Legislation, Planning & Analysis, and Sourcing & Contracting.
Monday
18
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Effectively manage public procurement professional development tasks, including managing individual performance and setting expectations for career progression, retention, and life-long learning.
Monday
18
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How to implement simple sustainability practices, investigates major areas of concern when applying those practices, and explores how to develop long-term sustainability goals.
Tuesday
19
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Effectively manage public procurement professional development tasks, including managing individual performance and setting expectations for career progression, retention, and life-long learning.
Tuesday
19
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How to implement simple sustainability practices, investigates major areas of concern when applying those practices, and explores how to develop long-term sustainability goals.
Tuesday
19
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???????Prep for the NIGP-CPP Exam. This course focuses on topics such as Strategy, Transformation & Vision, Social Responsibility, and Business Principles with a heavy focus on Leadership.
Thursday
21
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Employ strategic decisions, theory, and management practices that captures and improves upon the larger entity’s initiative.
Thursday
21
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Ensure you have the essential information required to portray intent correctly in the RFP. It is important to provide Suppliers a good ‘Treasure Map’ in order for them to be successful in their quest for your entities business. A critical component of the ‘Treasure Map’ is the Scope of Work. What is it you want the awarded Supplier to do. Discuss Scope of Work and dissect sample scopes of work.
Thursday
28
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Having the right members on the evaluation committee is a critical element for a successful outcome. Learn how having the correct members provides a defensible evaluation process. Having a well-documented process that is understood by all participants is essential. This session will focus on the areas that are probably the most time consuming of the RFP process; managing the evaluators and the evaluation process.

April, 2024

Wednesday
3
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Unlock the essentials of successful public procurement. Delve into the intricate landscape of compliance, ethical standards, risk mitigation, and efficient procurement methods.
Thursday
4
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Unlock the essentials of successful public procurement. Delve into the intricate landscape of compliance, ethical standards, risk mitigation, and efficient procurement methods.
Thursday
4
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The RFP is not over until it is over. Issuance of a Notice of Award is not the end. There are several post evaluation steps to be completed. Review how the post evaluation activities can be easier if they are considered in the beginning. Finally wrap up the full learning lab series with samples of some unconventional RFP types: seldom used variations/elements to customize your RFP documents and evaluation methodology. Think of them as highly specialized tools for very specific situations.
Wednesday
10
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Analyze past, current, and future projected spend to develop more informed and more strategic procurement strategies.
Friday
26
Suburban Collection Showplace
10:30 AM
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15th Annual Reverse Trade Fair

August, 2024

Sunday
25
Louisville & Virtual
8:00 AM
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Fuel your professional growth at NIGP Forum 2024! It‘s where you get access to more educational content with 60+ procurement-related sessons, more networking, more insights, and more relationships are made with colleagues and 200+ exhibitors.
Monday
26
Louisville & Virtual
8:00 AM
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Fuel your professional growth at NIGP Forum 2024! It‘s where you get access to more educational content with 60+ procurement-related sessons, more networking, more insights, and more relationships are made with colleagues and 200+ exhibitors.
Tuesday
27
Louisville & Virtual
8:00 AM
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Fuel your professional growth at NIGP Forum 2024! It‘s where you get access to more educational content with 60+ procurement-related sessons, more networking, more insights, and more relationships are made with colleagues and 200+ exhibitors.
Wednesday
28
Louisville & Virtual
8:00 AM
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Fuel your professional growth at NIGP Forum 2024! It‘s where you get access to more educational content with 60+ procurement-related sessons, more networking, more insights, and more relationships are made with colleagues and 200+ exhibitors.

October, 2025

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