State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide

State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide 

NASPO has released the third edition of its flagship publication, “State and Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide.” First published in 2008 and updated in 2015, the 2019 edition is an indispensable reference tool for both new and experienced government procurement professionals.

Keeping pace with changes in procurement trends, the third edition of the Practical Guide has several new features, including IT procurement, sustainable purchasing and the use of eProcurement systems. The latest guide also includes expanded narratives on procurement planning, source selection methods, evaluation of bids and proposals, quality assurance and contract management. 

Copies of the Practical Guide are available for $65 on the Procurement U LMS.

Bulk pricing available for purchases of ten or more. Student pricing also available. For more information contact procurementu@naspo.org 

**Now also available as an e-book through Amazon, Apple, eBooks and Kobo!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION

Chapter 2: PROCUREMENT LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATION, AND VALUE

Chapter 3: THE IMPORTANCE OF COMPETITION

Chapter 4: STRATEGIES AND PLANS

Chapter 5: NON-CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS AND SCOPES OF WORK

Chapter 6: SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT CONSIDERATIONS AND STRATEGIES

Chapter 7: COMPETITION: SOLICITATIONS AND METHODS

Chapter 8: NONCOMPETITIVE AND LIMITED COMPETITION PROCUREMENTS

Chapter 9: BID AND PROPOSAL EVALUATION AND AWARD

Chapter 10: CONTRACTING FOR SERVICES

Chapter 11: PROCUREMENT OF CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED SERVICES

Chapter 12: COOPERATIVE PURCHASING

Chapter 13: QUALITY ASSURANCE

Chapter 14: CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AND CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 15: PROCUREMENT PROGRAM INTEGRITY AND CREDIBILITY

Chapter 16: SURPLUS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 17: PROTESTS, DISPUTES, AND CLAIMS

Chapter 18: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

Chapter 19: ePROCUREMENT

Chapter 20: PROCUREMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Chapter 21: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 22: EMERGING ISSUES IN STATE AND LOCAL PROCUREMENT

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