8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Nov 21 - 22, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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While not lawyers or representatives of the legal sector, today’s public procurement professional is expected to be well-versed in the application of legal limits within the procurement. As such, the aptitude of the While not lawyers or representatives of the legal sector, today’s public procurement professional is expected to be well versed in the application of legal limits within the procurement. As such, the aptitude of procurement professional to make legally informed decisions is imperative.
NIGP's Advanced Legislation and Legal Environment course creates a two-day learning experience where students leave with the ability to:
- Recall the legal decision-making process.
- Identify sources and scope of procurement law.
- Define the rules of regulation and court interpretation.
- Identify sources of procurement best practices.
- Respond to sole source requests by citing the law.
- Render a legally-informed decision on a late protest.
- Render a legally-informed decision on an unsolicited proposal.
- Prepare a case if any resistance to a legal decision is encountered.
- Determine any entity’s authority to define regulations when regulations are ambiguous/non-existent.
- Recall the violation investigation process.
- Define the terms “fraud,” “waste,” and “abuse,” pertaining to procurement.
- Determine the appropriate action following a violation.
- Draft a regulation in response to an entity’s issues with sole source procurements.
- Determine a procurement professional’s authority to write regulations
- Recall the regulation-writing process.
This offering is targeted to individuals who meet or exceed the following professional demographics:
Mid-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as senior buyers, managers, directors, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.
Non-procurement managers and supervisors who either provide procurement functions that support entity programs under delegated authority, or who already have a good understanding of basic procurement principles but wish to get more in-depth, hands-on training.
Professionals who are employed by local governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly funded or created entities) who either serve within or manage the procurement function.
Supplier managers and supervisors seeking to understand the public procurement function from a more in-depth holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.
In order to successfully achieve a digital badge, learners must:
- Complete any pre-work materials provided prior to the course start date.
- Attend and participate in the entirety of the instructional event.
- Complete the post-course evaluation survey available in Aspire.
- Complete the final assessment examination.
Earlybird until Sept 22, 2023
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A minimum number of registrants must be met in order for this course to run.