We heard you!
You asked for quality education and networking that doesn't take you away from the office for too long and can fit into your department's budget. We designed this eight-hour competency-based Workshop using content from NAEP's Procurement Academy Tier II. It immediately follows the Great Plains Regional Meeting and is priced for members at $210. Attendees may complete an assessment at the end of the Workshop to receive their certificate.
Designed for the Procurement Professional
If you are a mid-level procurement professional and want to advance your career, improve your leadership skills, and bring additional value to your department then the Procurement Professional Workshop is for you!
This eight-hour competency-based Procurement Professional Workshop is for the mid-level career professional who manages a program and/or people within the Procurement department. The competency focus is on Communication, Strategic Agility and Relationship Building
- Ethics in Practice
- Data Analytics and Visual Story Telling
- Contract Development & Management
- Business Communication
Join us directly following the NAEP Great Plains Regional Meeting for eight-hours of concentrated training especially designed for you.
Please click on the link: 2019 Procurement Professional Workshop Agenda to view the agenda and facilitator's information.
The Procurement Professional Workshop is a competency-based certificate course of study mapped to NAEP’s Competency Model. We have used the NAEP Competency Model to align the Workshop to specific, measurable objectives and outcomes (use your NAEP member login to view). As a result, you can develop skills and increase capabilities in competencies expected of your position and experience level within higher education. Attendees will complete an assessment at the end of the Workshop to receive their certificate.
Nancy Brooks, MPA
Assistant Vice President for Business Services from Iowa State University (retired)
Nancy is Retired Assistant Vice President for Business Services from Iowa State University. She has been with ISU Purchasing since 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.
Burr Millsap, CPA, M.B.A.
University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus
Burr is the Associate Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Purchasing Officer at the University of Oklahoma. Burr earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Oklahoma. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Burr has served on the boards of the National Association of Educational Procurement, E&I Cooperative Services, Inc., the Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council, and the Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council. He has received multiple awards from these organizations.
NAEP Members: $210 for eight hours of education
Non-Members: $300 for eight hours of education
Continuing Education Hours
Attendees at this event will earn 8 hours of continuing education. These hours may be applied toward ISM's C.P.M. / CPSM / CPSD recertification and/or A.P.P. re-accreditation, or UPPCC's CPPO/CPPB certification or recertification program requirements.
Great Plains Regional Meeting
The 2019 Great Plains Regional Meeting theme is "Value Added Procurement". Join the Great Plains team for great education and activities from Sunday, September 15th through Wednesday, September 18th in Des Moines, IA.
Click here to make your hotel room reservations for the workshop. You can either make your hotel reservation or extend your reservation to attend the Workshop. Hotel rooms will be offered at the same rate for both events. NAEP has secured a discounted room rate of $149 plus applicable taxes for a single or double. Reserve your room by August 26, 2019 to receive the discounted room rate.
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
435 Park Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Registrant requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to NAEP c/o Bill Alderson. Cancellations postmarked or received on or before September 1, 2019, are entitled to a full refund less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made after September 2, 2019.
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.
Attendee Participation Agreement
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