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2019 Analytics Institute
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10/23/2019 to 10/24/2019
When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:00 PM
Where: Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, Alabama 
United States
Contact: Melanie Freeman

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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 Institute in collaboration with E&I Cooperative Services. It immediately follows the FL/TAGM Regional Meeting in Orange Beach, AL and is priced for members at $210. Attendees may complete an assessment at the end of the Institute to receive their certificate.


Designed for the Procurement Professional Who is New to Analytics

If you are a mid-level procurement professional and want to explore spend analytics, advance your career, and bring additional value to your department then the Analytics Institute is for you!

This eight-hour competency-based Analytics Institute is for the procurement professional who wants to learn more about spend analytics. The competency focus is on Effective Performance and Communication

Content includes:

  • Preparing for Spend Analytics
  • Cleansing, Categorization and Enrichment
  • Identifying Opportunities
  • Supporting the RFP Process
  • Calculating Spend Analytics ROI

Join us directly following the NAEP FL/TAGM Regional Meeting for eight-hours of concentrated training especially designed for you.

Please click on the link: 2019 Analytics Institute to view the agenda and facilitator's information.



Attendees should:


Competency-based Education

The Analytics Institute 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.



Michael Fox
Strategic Sourcing Analyst, E&I Cooperative Services

Mike Fox is a Strategic Sourcing Analyst at E&I Cooperative Services. His career includes roles as the Director of Strategic Procurement for the University of Colorado and Expense Solutions Manager for Mercury Companies.


Crisann McCloy
Senior Financial & Business Analyst, University of Kentucky

Crisann McCloy is the Senior Financial & Business Analyst at the University of Kentucky (UK), where she dives into UK’s annual spend data of $2B. Her passion is finding and explaining the "so what?" behind the data analytics and implementing those actionable insights into relevant process improvement.

Before joining the UK Purchasing Department in August 2018, Crisann worked with Sysco on their Merchandising Team. Specifically, her projects focused on analyzing and interpreting seasonal customer (e.g. University of Cincinnati) inventory trends and developing/implementing steps to save resources for both Sysco and their customers. These efforts led to a 3.8% reduction in monthly shrinkage (food inventory waste).

Crisann received her MBA and Six Sigma Green Belt from the University of Kentucky. She also currently serves as NAEP Kentucky region’s Secretary/Treasurer.


Registration Fee

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.


FL/TAGM Regional Meeting

The 2019 FL/TAGM Regional Meeting theme is "Creating Connections". Join the FL/TAGM team for great education and activities from Sunday, October 20th through Wednesday, October 21st in Orange Beach, AL.


Hotel Information

Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Boulevard
Orange Beach, Alabama 36561


If you are attending the FL/TAGM Regional Meeting, you can contact the hotel directly to extend your stay for the Analytics Institute.


Discounted Room Rate of $119/Night + taxes

Discounted Rate Expires on September 30, 2019 The room block has expired. Rooms should still be available at regular rates. Please contact the Perdido Beach Resort directly for reservations or use the link shown below. If you have questions, please contact Melanie Freeman, or Carol Hinton,


Online Reservations – Perdido Beach Hotel


If you would rather call the reservation line is: 800-634-8001


Use Booking ID #16392 to obtain discounted room rate The NAEP room block has expired.

Discounted group rate available (3) days pre- and post-conference, based on availability


Cancellation Policy

Registrant requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to NAEP. Cancellations postmarked or received on or before October 1, 2019, are entitled to a full refund minus a $50 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made after October 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.

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