Competency Module: Economics, Budget, Financial Management and Accounting

  • Date: 12/13/2024
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM Eastern Time
  • End Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Hosted By: Public Purchasers Association of Northern Ohio, Inc.
  • Instructor: Mrs. Rashpal U.
    Mrs. Rashpal U.
  • Level: Advanced Practitioner
  • Format: Virtual Instructor-Led
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • CEUs: 0.4

A critical role that procurement practitioners serve is the responsible and conforming use of funds. Practitioners must understand the regulations surrounding specific purchases, and plan future purchases based on fund availability.  

NIGP’s Economics, Budget, Financial Management, and Accounting is course creates a dedicated learning experience where students leave with the ability to:

  • Properly classify an expenditure.
  • Identify non-compliant purchases.
  • Determine if funds are available.
  • Identify what provisions/limitations should be included in the solicitation.
  • Work with departments to shift funds when needed.
  • Project when funding will be available to manage the purchase.
  • Plan capital purchases.
  • Make appropriate decisions regarding the encumbrance of funds.
  • Identify total cost of ownership.
Competency Module: Economics, Budget, Financial Management & Accounting (Member: Early)$132.00 10/14/2024
Competency Module: Economics, Budget, Financial Management & Accounting (Member: Standard)$165.0010/15/202412/12/2024
Competency Module: Economics, Budget, Financial Management & Accounting (Non-Member: Standard)$265.00 12/12/2024
Competency Module: Economics, Budget, Financial Management & Accounting (Member: Early) $132.00
Competency Module: Economics, Budget, Financial Management & Accounting (Non-Member: Standard) $265.00
(prices valid until Oct 14, 2024)
Spots available: 24


In order to successfully earn a digital badge, learners must:

  • Schedule a procurement based on funding attributes.
  • Oversee and direct all spend-related activities to promote greater efficiency and effectiveness by engaging in the continuous process of controlling and analyzing entity spend.

Intended Audience

This offering is targeted to individuals who meet or exceed the following professional demographics:  

  • Mid-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as senior buyers, managers, directors, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.   

  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who either provide procurement functions that support entity programs under delegated authority, or who already have a good understanding of basic procurement principles but wish to get more in-depth, hands-on training.   

  • Professionals who are employed by local governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly funded or created entities) who either serve within or manage the procurement function.  

  • Supplier managers and supervisors seeking to understand the public procurement function from a more in-depth holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.  

Completion Requirements

In order to successfully complete the NIGP Competency Module, learners must:
  • Attend and participate in the entirety of the instructional event.
  • Complete the post-course evaluation survey available in Aspire.
  • Complete the final assessment examination with a score of 82% or higher.


Payment Information

  • Register online with credit card
  • Register online and upload a Purchase Order
  • Register by fax and download the print & fax form


Methods of Payment Accepted: Check (make checks payable to NIGP), Purchase Orders (via print and fax form or online), and Credit Cards (Master Card, Visa, and American Express).

If paying by check, please make check payable to NIGP and send payment to:
NIGP, Attn: Seminar Registration
440 Monticello Avenue Suite 1802
PMB 63452
Norfolk, VA 23510

Local Contact

Name:Ella Foster


Cancellation Policy

Registration and payment must be received 24 hours prior to the course start date. After this time, registrations will be based on space availability.  A full refund, less a $75 administrative fee will be given for cancellations made in writing 31+ days prior to the seminar date by emailing No refunds are given for cancellations received within 24 hours of the seminar start date. There are no refunds for no-shows. If the seminar is cancelled for any reason, NIGP's liability is limited to the registration fee only.  

Attendee substitutions within the same agency may be done at any time with email notification to NIGP. If attending via scholarship, please provide documentation verifying the scholarship issuer's name and contact information in lieu of payment information. 

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Competency Module: Economics, Budget, Financial Management and Accounting

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