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Specialization Certificate: Technology Procurement *VIRTUAL CLASS*
technology procurement: specialization certificate
Seminar Location: Virtual Classroom - all registrants will receive the associated classroom link and materials by email in the week leading up to the course.
CEU Units: 2.8
Increasingly, governmental entities are embracing technology and IT infrastructure solutions in their desire to interact more strategically and beneficially with the communities they support. As a result, procurement professionals are expected to procure and negotiate contracts and agreements with more complex terms and conditions. Promoting an overview of technology procurements, NIGP’s Technology Procurement Specialty Certificate provides learners with an introduction to terminology, research practices and opinions, solicitation methods, strategies for risk identification, and common mistakes procurement professionals encounter when negotiating and managing awarded IT contracts.
Upon successful completion of the certificate, the certificate holder will be able to:
- Determine the appropriate procurement method for IT products, services, and/or solutions.
- Develop the solicitation document associated with IT products, services, and/or solutions.
- Identify proposal risk and evaluation methods for IT procurement.
- Develop an IT demo process.
- Develop final IT contract documents.
- Prepare for post-award activities unique to IT.
If you would like more information on the event, please contact the local Seminar Coordinator via email at [email protected].
Non-Members - $695.00
Registration & Payment Information
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Methods of Payment Accepted: Check (make checks payable to NIGP), Purchase Orders (via print and fax form), and Credit Cards (Master Card, Visa, and American Express).
If paying by check, please make check payable to NIGP and send payment to:
NIGP, Attn: Seminar Registration
2411 Dulles Corner Park, Suite 350
Herndon, VA 20171
NIGP Course Cancellation Policy
Registration and payment must be received 30 days prior to the seminar start date. After this time, registrations will be based on space availability. A full refund, less a $75 administrative fee will be given for cancellations made in writing 31+ days prior to the seminar date by emailing [email protected]. No refunds are given for cancellations received within 30 days of the seminar start date. There are no refunds for no-shows. If the seminar is cancelled for any reason, NIGP's liability is limited to the registration fee only.
Attendee substitutions within the same agency may be done at any time with email notification to NIGP. If attending via scholarship, please provide documentation verifying the scholarship issuer's name and contact information in lieu of payment information.