Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing

Education: Seminars

NIGP seminars are taught by NIGP approved instructors and lead to obtaining CPPB and/or CPPO certifications. These are the standard training courses for entry-level to experienced purchasing professionals.

To register for any of the NIGP seminars listed below, click on the seminar title and you will be linked to NIGP Online Registration Services, you will be able to view additional information on the class and register; or, print out this registration form and fax it in. For more information on location, hotel and directions click on the sponsorís name to send them an email.

2015 Schedule

Seminar Dates Location Sponsor
Effective Decision Making Apr. 14 Washington DC Cindy Smith
Adding Value to the Procurement Process May 5-6 Christiansburg Heather Hall
Contract Administration in the Public Sector May 6-8 Norfolk Michele Disney
Introduction to Public Procurement May 18-20 Loudoun Amy Bevins
Effective Decision Making Jun. 2-3 Washington DC Cindy Smith
Legal Aspects of Public Procurement Jul. 15-17 Norfolk Michele Disney
Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals in the Public Sector Jul. 29-31 Falls Church Javier Iturralde
Contracting with Federal Funds/Grants "Intermediate" Sep. 7-9 Washington DC Cindy Smith
Performance Based Request for Proposals Sep. 14-16 Henrico Vinayak Kamatchi
Effective Contract Writing Sep. 17-18 Norfolk Michele Disney
Get What You Need Through Successful Negotiation Strategies Sep. 22-23 Christiansburg Heather Hall
Effective Management of Construction Services Oct. 23 Chesterfield Delores Ingram
Customer Service: The Key To Success in Procurement Nov. 3 Christiansburg Heather Hall
Get What You Need Through Successful Negotiation Strategies Nov. 12-13 Henrico Vinayak Kamatchi

2015 Seminar Proposed Dates

Seminar Dates Location Sponsor
Developing & Managing RFPs Oct. 19-21 Chesapeake Linda Wade
Contract for Construction Services Nov. 5-6 Norfolk Michele Disney
Sourcing in the Public Sector Dec. 2-4 Richmond Bob Stufflebeem
Contract Administration Dec. 7-9 Fairfax Cindy Smith

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