Intermediate Purchasing Seminar

  • Chapel Hill, NC
This course is sponsored by Carolinas Association of Governmental Purchasing.

This three-day seminar will sharpen participants' purchasing skills and deepen their understanding of the legal and practical aspects of public purchasing.

This course is intended for officials with two or more years of experience in local governmental purchasing, and will cover bidding and property disposal, capital leasing, performance management and benchmarking, insurance and risk management, electronic bidding and contract management, effective communications, ethics and conflicts of interest, and practical skills training, including handling difficult bids.

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, July 1, September 1 and December 1.

Additional information

Attendees: Officials with two or more years of experience in local government purchasing. It is recommended - but not required - that attendees take the Basic Principles of Local Government Purchasing Course prior to registering for this course.

Certification: This seminar is required for the CLGPO (Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer) Certification. 

 

Credit: The seminar includes continuing education hours for those who attend and is a required course for the CLGPO (Certified Local Government Purchasing Officer) certification.

Scholarships: LGFCU-SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENTSCHOLARSHIP (April 1, Aug 1, Dec 1)

The next deadline for School of Government course scholarships from Local Government Federal Credit Union is August 1. These scholarships will cover all or part of the tuition for any SOG course, seminar or workshop. Scholarship applicants must be LGFCU members.

LGFCU offers this program to help nurture the career development of its members who are employed in local government in North Carolina. Awards are made three times each year, or until funds (up to $50,000 annually) are expended. Applications are accepted throughout the year, with deadlines of April 1, August 1, and December 1—so advance planning is helpful.

For information and a copy of the application, visit: https://www.lgfcu.org/benefits-and-services/scholarships/sog-scholarship.

 
  • Chapel Hill, NC
    November 27 - 29, 2018
    UNC School Of Government
    400 South Rd
    Knapp Sanders Bldg
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    View 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, July 1, September 1 and December 1.
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before November 12, 2018 will receive a full refund. Those who cancel on or before November 19, 2018 will receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. No refund will be made for cancellations made after November 19, 2018. All cancellations must be submitted in writing, as outlined in the School’s cancellation policy.

    Registration will open by June 21st. 

    Discount Opportunity: If you register for this course AND Intermediate Purchasing at the same time, you will receive a 10% discount when you check out.

    NOTE: You must register for both courses at the same time in order to receive this discount. The 10% is automatically deducted at check out. You will be able to add the other course to your shopping cart during the registration process. 

    $425.00
IP Agenda 2017 (pdf, 160 KB)

We are now utilizing Sakai; an online site accessible to registrants only. You will receive instructions from Susan 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 from me by November 21st, contact me for troubleshooting.

 

For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Susan Hutchinson

Program Manager
919.966.4171
Lecturer in Public Law and Government