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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 by clicking here.

Bulk pricing available for purchases of ten or more. Student pricing also available. For more information contact [email protected]

**Now also available as an e-book through AmazonAppleeBooks 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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