This course is funded by NASPO to be FREE for everyone.
Type: self-paced, online
Description: The purpose of this course is to define sole source procurement and examine its use within state procurement. The course provides fundamental information about this method, including when it is appropriate to be used. Strategies for increasing transparency and avoiding unnecessary non- competitive procurements will also be explored through an interactive scenario.
Suggested Audience: This is an introductory course. The target audience includes, but is not necessarily limited to, state buyers (e.g., entry-level and intermediate), contract administrators, finance/accounting managers, risk management supervisors, compliance officers and consultants.
Course Technology Requirements:
Contact Hours: This course offers one (1) contact hour for continuing education credit.
105 - Introduction to Terms and Conditions
107 - Introduction to Service Contracts