The RFP Institute provides specific information of the entire RFP process. It is designed to help procurement professionals determine when it is most effective to utilize an RFP process; conduct evaluations; monitor vendor performance; handle disputes; and close out projects.
The RFP Institute provides specific information of the entire RFP process. It is designed to help procurement professionals determine when it is most effective to utilize an RFP process; how to develop an RFP; conduct evaluations; monitor vendor performance; handle disputes; and close out projects.
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
- Determine when an RFP should be used
- Define roles
- Structure the RFP document
- Identify elements of an effective Statement of Work
- Describe the benefits of performance-based contracting
- Conduct a pre-proposal conference
- Develop evaluation criteria and matrix analysis
- Apply scoring methodologies
- Conduct vendor debriefings
- Recognize the importance of properly handling bid protests
- Monitor vendor performance
- Demonstrate Contract Administration from post-award through contract close-out
Nancy Brooks, Iowa State University
Nancy Brooks, MPA joined ISU Purchasing in 1989. Her purchasing career actually began in the private sector, as a purchasing agent in a large manufacturing facility. Her background also includes a number of years in the construction management field. She received her B.S. degree in Business and a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Iowa State University.
Nancy is very active in the National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP). She has served on many national and regional NAEP committees including the Editorial Board, the Professional Development and E-communication Committee, the Annual Meeting Program Committee, the Regional Development and Strategic Visioning Ad Hoc Committees, and the Awards Committee. She is a Past President of the MINK region and also a Past President of NAEP. Nancy also promotes the procurement profession through presentations and articles. She has presented workshops and/or participated in panels at Annual Meetings and Regional Meetings, at a national Educause Conference, and numerous workshops at ISM meetings and State of Iowa conferences for disadvantaged businesses. She also guest speaks at her university on public procurement to Supply Chain Management majors and Public Policy and Administration graduate students.
About the 2017 RFP Process Institute