NC Procurement

Event Description

This instructor-led course provides a comprehensive overview of the procurement process for purchasing goods and services not related to information technology.  The content of this course includes the following topics: basic principles of procurement, common terminology, governing regulations, delegation of authority, ethics, acquisition methods, procurement planning, developing specifications and scope of work, developing solicitations, solicitation documentation, competitive bidding, evaluation, terms and conditions, negotiation, resolution of protests and disputes, and best practices.  This 3-day course is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will be held in room 512 at the Union Station in Wilmington.

Registration for this course and other P&C related trainings is available in the NC Learning Center for users of the Integrated HR-Payroll System - formerly known as BEACON (state agencies and institutions). Community college, local government, public school and university employees must first create an account in the NC Leaning Center before registering for training courses. Additional information is available in the 2018 course catalog.

Target Audience:  Anyone involved in the procurement process. This includes purchasing agents, purchasing officers, end users, controllers, auditors, etc.

Please note: This class is the foundation for P&C’s Specification Writing, Request for Proposals and Contract Administration classes.

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