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2018 Procurement Academy

8/6/2018 to 8/8/2018
When: August 6 - 8, 2018
Where: The Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard
Hanover, Maryland  21076
United States
Contact: Sarah Woods
(443) 219-3632

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Procurement Academy

August 6 - 8, 2018
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

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 - $800

Non-Member Tuition - $925

Tier II

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 - $875

Non-Member Tuition - $1,000

Tier III

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 - $950

Non-Member Tuition - $1,075



Tier I:

  • Charlene Lydick, Director of Procurement Operations (retired), University of Colorado
  • Richard Taylor, Director Procurement Strategies, University of California - Berkeley & SF
  • Robert Haverkamp Esq.

Tier II:

  • Nancy Brooks, Asst. Vice President of Business Services, Iowa State University
  • Byron 'Burr' Millsap, Assoc VP for Admin & Finance, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
  • Robert Haverkamp Esq.

Tier III:

  • Thomas Kaloupek, Dir-Materials Management  (retired), Virginia Tech
  • Nichol Luoma, Chief Procurement Officer, Arizona State University
  • Robert Haverkamp Esq.


We Thank Our Sponsor:

Hotel Information & Reservations

The Hotel at Arundel Preserve

7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard

Hanover, MD 21076

Call 1-888-624-4011 or go online at to secure your reservations at the best available rate. Our discounted rate expired on July 13th and the hotel has not extended the discount.

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.


Cancellation Policy

Registrant requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to the NAEP registrar, Sarah Woods. Cancellations postmarked or received on or before July 6, 2018, are entitled to a full refund minus a $150 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made after July 6, 2018.

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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