June 6, 2018 to June 8, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sourcing in the Public Sector - ACCREDITED

Location: 179 Robie St. E., #212, Saint Paul, MN 55107

Instructor:Mr. Edward Pabor, CPPO, CDT, C.P.M.

Contact Hours: 21.00

Course Overview: This course provides the participant with a comprehensive overview of the sourcing process within the public sector. Essential elements, including pre-sourcing planning, needs assessment, specifications, scope of work, deliverables, procurement strategies, value analysis, and internal control processes are explored. Determining the appropriate sourcing method, preparing the relevant sourcing invitation document, managing the acquisition process, evaluation of response submissions, and contract awards will also be explored. In addition, trends and technology developments and their effect of processes will be discussed.


July 18, 2018 to July 20, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals- ACCREDITED

Location: 179 Robie St. E., #212, Saint Paul, MN 55107

Instructor: Mr. Jerome D. Moynihan, CPPO, C.P.M.

Contact Hours: 24.00

Course Overview: This course is uniquely designed to prepare procurement professionals to use the RFP process to its maximum potential. The class agenda will identify the process, offer a key understanding of the elements of the proposal and ascertain ways in which the document can be used to its full capability. Pitfalls and success stories will make the class relevant and applicable when planning to incorporate this type of solicitation into the government process.


August 10, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Adding Value to the Procurement Process-  NON ACCREDITED

Location: 179 Robie St. E., #212, Saint Paul, MN 55107

Instructor: TBD

Contact Hours: 8.00

Course Overview: Adding Value to the Procurement Process focuses on ways the professional purchaser adds value to the procurement process by illustrating how the purchaser can enhance both the process and relations with customers and suppliers.


 How to Register:

  • Go to the NIGP Seminar Schedule and find your seminar and click the register here link.  At the 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: or 1 (800) 367-6447.