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Our institutes are dedicated to specific procurement needs which are of current concern to our members.
The Analytics Institute, developed in conjunction with E&I Cooperative Services, is a competency-based certificate course of study mapped to NAEP’s Competency Model. It is geared towards individuals who are new or relatively new to analytics; the Institute provides a foundation for a good spend analytics tool and includes hands-on exercises, with participants working with sample data.
RFP Process Institute:
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.
Contract Management Institute
A core responsibility for any procurement or supply chain team is contract management. If we handle these responsibilities at a best practice level, then our impact on customer service, financial stewardship and risk mitigation is enhanced and as a by-product the ‘brand’ image of procurement is significantly improved. The Contract Management Workshop is designed as a series of practical ‘hands on’ topics using higher education case study material to facilitate discussions in small and large group settings.
Supplier Diversity Institute
Supplier Diversity programs have clearly demonstrated that they build resilience in those institutions that have embraced the principals of inclusion. NAEP Institutes explore strategies and opportunities to engage the campus community in Supplier Diversity, and we look for holistic and integrated approaches to combine Supplier Diversity into the campus framework.
For more information please contact Melanie Freeman at (443) 219-3614