Adverse Weather Alert for Sept. 17-21

Campus has returned to normal operations as of 8 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18. For more information about the University’s policies on adverse weather or to find any updates, visit alertcarolina.unc.edu.

The Leading for Results course for Cohort 1 of LGFCU Fellows has been canceled, with all participants invited to participate in Cohort 2 or a session in 2019.

The Effective Supervisory Management Program course to be held Sept. 17-21 has been canceled.

The Development Finance Toolbox course to be held Sept. 18-19 has been canceled.

The first week of Municipal and County Administration to be held Sept. 18-21 has been postponed.

Please check our website for any other changes in course schedules.

Intermediate Purchasing Seminar

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, 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.
 
Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites 
           6121 Farrington Rd. 
           Chapel Hill, NC 27517
           919.403.8700 
           Rate: $94 (based on availablity at the time of booking) 
           Booking cut off date: 11/4/18 

To Book: The $94 rate includes a full deluxe hot breakfast and Wi-Fi. To reserve a room online visitchapelhillsuites.hamptoninn.com and use Group Code PUR. To reserve a room by phone call the hotel at 919-403-8700, press 0 and provide the name "Intermediate Purchasing". To receive the discounted rate reservations must be made no later than November 4, 2018.

 

 

 
  • 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, September 1 and December 1.
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before November 19, 2018 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after November 20, 2018 days prior to course start date), but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund 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
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.

We are now utilizing Sakai for all class materials. Sakai is an online site accessible to registrants only. You will receive instructions on how to log on this site about 1 week prior to class. If you do not receive this email from Sakai by the end of day November 20th, please email Susan Hutchinson at smhutch@sog.unc.edu

Agenda 2018

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, Local and State Government Group
919.966.4171
Lecturer in Public Law and Government