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Pathways was designed to meet the needs of the modern public procurement learner. Whether you need small bursts of learning you can schedule on an as-needed basis, or more focused day-long or multi-day certificates, Pathways has an offering for you.

All Pathways content will be available in three delivery formats to suit the learning preferences of our members and provide greater scheduling flexibility.

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Register for Virtual Instructor-Led

VIRTUAL INSTRUCTOR-LED COMPETENCY MODULES

NEGOTIATIONS
4.0 Contact Hours
0.4 CEUs

Understand the relationship between ethics and law, the relationship between ethics and professionalism, and the role of ethics in public procurement.

DATES

INSTRUCTOR
11/05/20 Ron King Register
12/08/20 Ron King Register
01/07/21 Ron King Register
03/04/21 Ron King Register
05/13/21 Ron King Register
INTERNATIONAL PROCUREMENTS
7.5 Contact Hours
0.8 CEUs

Learn about the many legal, logistical, and cultural issues surrounding international procurements.

DATES

INSTRUCTOR
03/30/21 Kevin C. Yin Register

VIRTUAL INSTRUCTOR-LED CORE CERTIFICATES

 
FOUNDATIONS OF PLANNING & ANALYSIS

15 Contact Hours
1.5 CEUs

Analyze the requirements for a project and provide the best solutions for the entity.

DATES

INSTRUCTOR
01/11/21 - 01/30/21 Stacy Adams Register
FOUNDATIONS OF SOURCING & CONTRACTING
22.5 Contact Hours
2.3 CEUs

Ensuring that all procured commodities are acquired in the right manner, based on the correct criteria, and within the appropriate price range.

DATES

INSTRUCTOR
11/20/20 - 12/14/20 Dennis Carney

VIRTUAL INSTRUCTOR-LED SPECIALIZATION CERTIFICATES

TECHNOLOGY PROCUREMENT
27.5 Contact Hours
2.8 CEUs

Introduction to terminology, research practices and opinions, solicitation methods, strategies for risk identification, and common mistakes procurement professionals encounter when negotiating and managing awarded IT contracts.

DATES

INSTRUCTOR
12/07/20 - 12/21/20 Stephanie Akerley Register
CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT
22.5 Contact Hours
2.3 CEUs

Procure professional design services and construction by applying the latest public procurement best practices.

DATES

INSTRUCTOR
11/10/20 - 11/12/20 William J. (Joe) Tommie, Jr.
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02/02/21 -  02/04/21 William J. (Joe) Tommie, Jr.
Register
04/26/21 - 05/10/21 William J. (Joe) Tommie, Jr Register
06/08/21 - 06/10/21 William J. (Joe) Tommie, Jr Register
06/21/21 - 07/05/21 Theresa Webb Register

Register for On-Demand

NEW ON-DEMAND COMPETENCY MODULES

COST, PRICE AND VALUE ANALYSIS

2.5 Contact Hours
0.2 CEUs

Learn to discuss cost, price, and value opportunities with stakeholders and eliminate costly mistakes.

EVALUATION METHODS

3.0 Contact Hours
0.3 CEUs

Gain a foundational understanding of evaluation methods and corresponding requirements within the procurement function.

NEGOTIATIONS
2.0 Contact Hours
0.2 CEUs

Learn how to conduct a negotiation by bringing together research, strategy, specifications and all associated criteria to achieve a best value solution for your entity.

REQUIREMENTS PLANNING & UNDERSTANDING
2.0 Contact Hours
0.2 CEUs

Learn how to analyze the requirements for a project and provide the best solutions for your entity.
SPECIFICATION DEVELOPMENT
2.0 Contact Hours
0.2 CEUs

Development specifications that promote maximum competition.

STANDARDIZATION
2.5 Contact Hours
0.2 CEUs

Supporting the identification and the process of standardization of appropriate commodities for the entity to operate more effectively and efficiently.

ON-DEMAND CORE CERTIFICATES

$360
FOUNDATIONS OF PLANNING & ANALYSIS

7 Contact Hours
0.7 CEUs

Analyze the requirements for a project and provide the best solutions for the entity.

FOUNDATIONS OF STRATEGY & POLICY

10.5 Contact Hours
1.1 CEUs

Perform the procurement function inline with common legal, ethical, and value-focused standards to demonstrate the strategic alignment of public procurement.

ON-DEMAND COMPETENCY MODULES

$115 each
MISSION & PUBLIC BENEFIT

2 Contact Hours
0.2 CEUs

Support uninterrupted public sector operations and services for citizens by procuring required goods and services and conducted in a way that serves the long-term interests of the public.

ENABLING REGULATIONS & COMPLIANCE

2.5 Contact Hours
0.3 CEUs

Apply legal limits to authority and the practice of public procurement from legislative, administrative, and common law.

ETHICS, INTEGRITY & TRANSPARENCY
3.00 Contact Hours
0.3 CEUs

Understand the relationship between ethics and law, the relationship between ethics and professionalism, and the role of ethics in public procurement.

LEGISLATION & LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
3.00 Contact Hours
0.3 CEUs

Comply with legislation, legal principles, and public procurement best practices at different levels of government.

UPPCC BOK Alignment

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Register for In-Person (Converted to Virtual)

IN-PERSON COMPETENCY MODULES (Converted to Virtual until 2021)

 
EVALUATION METHODS

4.0 Contact Hours
0.4 CEUs

Gain a foundational understanding of evaluation methods and corresponding requirements within the procurement function.

 DATES

LOCATION 

11-18-20

West Palm Beach, FL (Converted to Virtual) Register

NEGOTIATIONS

4.0 Contact Hours
0.4 CEUs

Learn how to conduct a negotiation by bringing together research, strategy, specifications and all associated criteria to achieve a best value solution for your entity.

DATES

LOCATION

12-09-20

West Palm Beach, FL (Converted to Virtual) Register

IN-PERSON CORE CERTIFICATES (Converted to Virtual until 2021)

FOUNDATIONS OF STRATEGY & POLICY

17 Contact Hours
1.7 CEUs

Perform the procurement function in line with commonplace legal requirements and ethical standards


DATES

LOCATION
11/03/20 - 11/04/20 Denver, CO (Converted to Virtual) Register
FOUNDATIONS OF PLANNING & ANALYSIS

15 Contact Hours
1.5 CEUs

Analyze the requirements for a project and provide the best solutions for the entity.

DATES

LOCATION
11/09/20 - 11/10/20 Columbus, OH (Converted to Virtual) Register

IN-PERSON COMPETENCY BUNDLES

DATES

LOCATION
11/02/20 - 11/02/20 Buckeye, AZ (Converted to Virtual) Register
11/04/20 - 11/04/20 Gleneden Beach, OR (Converted to Virtual) Register
11/13/20 - 11/13/20 Tampa, FL (Converted to Virtual) Register