Basic Principles of Local Government Purchasing

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Upcoming Course Offerings

Basic Principles of Local Government Purchasing
School of Government
Knapp-Sanders Building, CB #3330
400 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
May 9 - 12, 2017
$525.00
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Holiday Inn Express

6121 Farrington Rd
Chapel Hill, NC  27517
919.489.7555

  • Rate - $86.00
  • Booking Code to Use – 
  • To reserve a room by phone call the hotel @ 919 489.7555 press 0 and provide the name Local Government Purchasing.
  • Free Parking, WiFi and Buffet Breakfast 
  • Deadline to book -
  • Hotel Cancel Policy - 6pm day before arrival

Other Hotels in the area: CHAPEL HILL AREA HOTELS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Scholarship Information:
The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, August 1, September 1 and December 1.
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Course participants who cancel their registration on or before April 24, 2017 will receive a full refund. Those who cancel on or before May 01, 2017 will receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. No refund will be made for cancellations made after May 01, 2017. All cancellations must be submitted in writing, as outlined in the School’s cancellation policy.

This course is designed for new local government purchasing officials and covers basic principles and legal requirements for local government purchasing.

Topics include the following:

  • Competitive bidding requirements for purchasing and construction contracting
  • Purchasing ethics and conflicts of interest
  • Practical skills such as vendor relations, developing specifications, and bid solicitations
  • Purchasing policies and electronic bidding
  • Decision analysis, motivational strategies, and effective communication
  • Local government law overview, including open meetings and public records laws
  • Budgeting and fiscal control
  • Surplus property disposal
  • Tips for success from experienced local government purchasing professionals

 

Additional files:
Chapel Hill Area Hotels (pdf, 65.43 KB)
Recurring: 
This course is offered periodically.
View Scholarship Information
Scholarship Information:
The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, August 1, September 1 and December 1.
CLE Value:
General
26 hrs
Total
26 hrs

Faculty Coordinator

individual image for Norma R. Houston
Lecturer in Public Law and Government

We are now utilizing Sakai; an online site accessible to registrants only. You will receive instructions from me on how to log on this site about 1 week prior to class. (make sure you check your spam/junk folders). If you do not receive this email, please contact Jo Ann at Brewer@sog.unc.edu.

To access the agenda please click on the link below (it is a hyperlink)  

Agenda - Basic Principles of Local Government Purchasing

For questions regarding course details, please contact the program manager.

Faculty Coordinator

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919.966.4197
Program Manager
For questions regarding course content, please contact the faculty coordinator.

Faculty Coordinator

individual image for Norma R. Houston
Lecturer in Public Law and Government
For questions regarding registration, resetting passwords, or login issues, please contact Registration at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919-966-4414.
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