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8/7/2017 to 8/8/2017
When: August 7 - 8, 2017
Where: The Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard
Hanover, Maryland  21076
United States
Contact: Melanie Freeman

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Procurement Academy

August 7 - 8, 2017
Hanover, MD

Procurement within an institutional setting is unique. To ensure that procurement professionals can perform successfully and help prepare institutions for the future, we offer the NAEP Procurement Academy. Delivered in three Tiers (Foundation, Professional and Professional Plus), the NAEP Procurement Academy provides the best practices, insider intelligence and market knowledge needed to propel your career.

Tier I Information

Examines fundamental purchasing skills, techniques and practices, the acquisition cycle, ethics in professional relationships, legal aspects of the procurement process, negotiation strategies, and customer and supplier characteristics. Click here for course schedule.

Member Tuition - $725

Non-Member Tuition - $925

Tier II Information

Sessions include specification development, protective covenants and caveats, procedural integrity, evaluation and award, customer service in purchasing and ethical considerations. Click here for course schedule.

Member Tuition - $800

Non-Member Tuition - $1,000

Tier III Information

Expands upon the skills introduced in Professional. Sessions include leadership, emotional intelligence, communicating at all levels, meeting effectiveness, decision-making, cultural competency and conflict resolution. Click here for course schedule.

Member Tuition - $875

Non-Member Tuition - $1,075



Tier I: Charlene Lydick, University of Colorado; Rich Taylor, University of California; Robert Haverkamp, Ohio State University

Tier II: Nancy Brooks, Iowa State University; Burr Millsap, University of Oklahoma; Robert Haverkamp, Ohio State University

Tier III: Nichol Luoma, Arizona State University; Tom Kaloupek, Virginia Tech; Robert Haverkamp, Ohio State University


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Hotel Information

The Hotel at Arundel Preserve

7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard

Hanover, MD 21076

Hotel Rate: $149 per night

Convenient to transportation, attractions, shopping, Maryland Live! Casino, and dining, The Hotel at Arundel Preserve is a boutique hotel that’s more than just a place to stay.

In all of the hotel guest rooms, enjoy upgraded linens and bath amenities, stay connected with complimentary high-speed Internet, and catch your favorite programming on the 40” LED HD TV.

Travel to and from the BWI Airport and local attractions via the complimentary 24 hour shuttle service.

The fitness center is open 24 hours a day, and includes an elliptical, bike, treadmills, and universal weights. The Hotel at Arundel Preserve features both an indoor and an outdoor pool.


Hotel Reservations

Call 1-888-624-4011 and identify yourself as part of the "NAEP" group. You may also use the group code 170730NAEP when making reservations on the hotel's website, Make reservations by Friday, July 14, 2017 to be eligible for the discounted rate of $149 per night.

Cancellation Policy

Registrant requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to the NAEP registrar, Melanie Freeman. Cancellations postmarked or received on or before July 6, 2017, are entitled to a full refund minus a $150 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made after July 6, 2017.

CONFERENCE NO SHOWS are liable for the full amount due. Substitutions are accepted and valid for this event ONLY. You will need to obtain the registration confirmation number for the person whose registration you will be using.

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