This course is funded by NASPO to be FREE for everyone.
Type: self-paced, online
Description: This course is designed to help current public procurement professionals understand the role and use of cooperative procurements. This will include covering the use, benefits and characteristics of the different types of cooperative contracts. The use of statewide contracts, national cooperatives and the General Service Administration schedules are discussed. Furthermore, learners will explore the due diligence process for selecting a cooperative contract.
Suggested Audience: Procurement Assistants (administrative support, warehouse inventory manager, warehouse inventory support staff) and buyers (entry-level buyers, intermediate buyers)
Course Technology Requirements:
Contact Hours: This course offers two (2) contact hour for continuing education credit.
107 - Introduction to Service Contracts
109 - Introduction to Ethical Procurement