Procurement 101: Foundations of Public Procurement
Procurement 101 is a foundational course that discusses the core elements of the profession, including the value and role of procurement within government and the basics of the overall procurement process. Great for anyone new to procurement, transitioning from the private sector, or that just needs a strong understanding of how the procurement process works.
To learn more about this course and how to register click here.
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Please note that complete course description, syllabus and course resources for each offering will be available during the registration period. Once a web-based course is launched, it is available at any time and will not close except during the refreshment cycle. You can access registration and web-based training opportunities through the Procurement U Online Learning Management System.
NASPO’s Procurement U is a multi-faceted education platform provided to members of the National Association of State Procurement Officials and other state government procurement professionals. Procurement U provides professional development opportunities, training, resources, publications and more that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of state procurement officials and staff.
Procurement U courses are designed to provide
instruction to learners at all levels of state government procurement, although
other public procurement professionals (including federal, city and county
government employees) may also benefit from courses. Procurement U courses are
not intended for those employed in the private sector.
Course Fees (Standard and Discounted Rates)
established Procurement U course fees at an affordable level to benefit the
widest circle of potential learners. Fees will be evaluated on a regular basis
and are subject to change. Discounted rates are available to NASPO members
(state, associate, life and honorary) and all other state government employees,
including employees of public, nonprofit universities. All other learners
(including federal, county, and city government employees) will pay the
standard course rate. Please note, Procurement U currently does not offer
Payment is due at registration and fees are payable by credit card. NASPO state members utilizing professional development funds may pay with a purchase order code, as described below. Direct questions about payment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using Professional Development Funds to Purchase Courses
Each NASPO primary state member has been assigned a unique Professional Development Fund code for use in Procurement U. Entering the code in the Coupon Code field during the checkout process allows the learner to pay directly from the state’s NASPO professional development funds. By entering the code, the learner affirms and commits that he/she has been authorized by the primary member to access funds within NASPO’s policy and guidelines.
The Procurement U Online Learning Management System is your gateway to course registration and access to resources.
Login URL: https://procurementu.elogiclearning.com
Username: Your state email address or the email you use to log into the NASPO Network
Password: Click the Create Account button to create your account and password.
You will be prompted to change your password as soon as you log in. If you are not a NASPO member and would like access, please click the Create Account button to register. If you have any difficulties with log in, please contact email@example.com.
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