Courses

2021 NIGP PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES 


Competency Module: Cost, Price, and Value Analysis 

VIRTUAL CLASS

DATE: 04/21/2021

START TIME: 8:00 AM Central Time

END TIME: 5:00 PM Central Time

HOSTED BY: Minnesota Chapter of NIGP

INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Michael E. Bevis, JD, CPPO, CPSM, C.P.M, NIGP-CPP

LEVEL: Foundation

FORMAT: In-Person

CONTACT HOURS: 7.5

CEUS: 0.8

RECERTIFICATION: Accredited

Course Description
When working with end users and stakeholders, the ability to synthesize and incorporate various financial data in support of the most competent decisions is a powerful tool for the public procurement professional. By evaluating cost and price data, procurement professionals can better justify expenditures based on the public need.


Registration & Pricing
Click here to register and learn more about this course.

Pricing varies from NIGP Member to Non-Member.

* Receive a $25 early registration discount by registering 60 or more days in advance of the course. 


MN Chapter Member Perk
Receive $100 reimbursement upon successful completion of any MN Chapter hosted course.

Competency Alignment


Get a Core Certificate: Foundations of Planning & Analysis by adding these competency modules:

Standardization

Requirements Planning and Understanding



Effective Contract Writing 

VIRTUAL CLASS

DATE: 05/12/2021 - 05/13/2021

START TIME: 8:00 AM Central Time

END TIME: 5:00 PM Central Time

HOSTED BY: Minnesota Chapter of NIGP

INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Michael J. Kolodisner, CPPO

LEVEL: Foundation

FORMAT: In-Person

CONTACT HOURS: 15

RECERTIFICATION: Non-Accredited

Course Description
Many purchasing professionals are required to organize, write and interpret contracts. This session is designed to cover the structure and meaning of enforceable contracts. Contracts have a logical sequence and specific contract provisions. By learning the basics and rules for improvement, the principles become manageable. The seminar will offer tips and tricks on the language that can be used when writing contracts for any entity.

Registration & Pricing
Click here to register and learn more about this course

Pricing varies from NIGP Member to Non-Member.

* Receive a $25 early registration discount by registering 60 or more days in advance of the course. 

MN Chapter Member Perk
Receive $100 reimbursement upon successful completion of any MN Chapter hosted course.


Competency Module: Contract Management and Performance

VIRTUAL CLASS

DATE: 09/15/2021

START TIME: 8:00 AM Central Time

END TIME: 5:00 PM Central Time

HOSTED BY: Minnesota Chapter of NIGP

INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Bill D. Davison, CPPO, NIGP-CPP

LEVEL: Foundation

FORMAT: In-Person

CONTACT HOURS: 7.5

CEUS: 0.8

RECERTIFICATION: Accredited

Course Description
Contract management and performance are at the heart of public procurement, with legally-enforceable contracts fulfilling the needs of our entities, our stakeholders, and our communities at large. As such, public procurement professionals must be able not only to draft and finalize a contractually-binding agreement but also to manage all parties and stakeholders, ensuring that the obligations of both the contractor and entity are fulfilled throughout the life of the contract.

Registration & Pricing
Click here to register and learn more about this course. 

Pricing varies from NIGP Member to Non-Member.

* Receive a $25 early registration discount by registering 60 or more days in advance of the course. 

MN Chapter Member Perk
Receive $100 reimbursement upon successful completion of any MN Chapter hosted course.

 

Focus Areas


Contract Administration

 

Contract Management and Performance

 


 How to Register

  • Go to the NIGP Seminar Schedule https://www.nigp.org/home/your-learning-journey/education/search-courses?Keywords=&Accreditation=&DateFacet=&SortOrder=ASC&State=mn&SortBy=and find your seminar and click the register now link. At the end of the registration process you will be asked for a credit card or P.O. so please have your information ready.

Early Registration: Receive a $25 early registration discount by registering 60 or more days in advance of the course.  A late fee of $50 will be assessed for registrations received within 30 days of the course. 

NIGP Registration: For questions regarding registration please contact the NIGP national office: [email protected] or 1 (800) 367-6447.