On Demand: NIGP Public Procurement Supplier Masters Designation

On Demand: NIGP Public Procurement Supplier Masters Designation

  • Level: Advanced Practitioner
  • Format: On Demand
  • Contact Hours: 12
  • CEUs: 1.2

The Public Procurement Supplier Masters Designation is designed for individuals who have some experience in working with the public procurement sector but who want to deepen their knowledge and gain broader mastery. It is a 12-hour on-demand offering that is completed at your own pace with 24/7 access and consists of 16 short learning modules. Learners who have previously completed the Supplier Essentials curriculum would only need to take the additional competency modules required for the Masters Designation. As with all our Pathways based learning curriculum, once you complete the course and pass the assessment, you will be awarded a digital badge that can be proudly displayed to showcase your effort and your understanding of public procurement.

Ideal Audiences

Members of our supplier community who want a broader and more in-depth understanding of your procurement counterparts’ unique needs and day-to-day challenges.

Key Benefits

This course enables you to build on your foundational knowledge and gives you breadth and depth in your learning of public procurement. It enables you to move away from a one-time transactional approach, to focusing on building stronger, more strategic, and long-term relationships with your public procurement partners.

  • Gain a more comprehensive understanding of procurement best practices and challenges.
  • Build stronger, more strategic relationships with your procurement counterparts.
  • Become the Subject Matter Expert and help guide others within your organization.
  • Learn at your pace with the flexibility of 24/7 on-demand access from anywhere.
  • Get recognition for your effort with a digital badge you can share across your digital landscape
On Demand: NIGP Masters Designation for Suppliers$685.0007/15/202012/31/2054
On Demand: NIGP Masters Designation for Suppliers $685.00


The knowledge gained through achieving your certificate will help you build a stronger partnership while providing you with a comprehensive understanding of procurement best practices and restrictions. The following competencies compose NIGP Supplier Essentials Certificate:

  • Mission and Public Benefit
  • Ethics, Integrity and Transparency
  • Enabling Regulations and Compliance
  • Legislation and Legal Environment
  • Strategy - Social Responsibility Alignment
  • Requirements Planning and Understanding
  • Cost, Price and Value Analysis
  • Standardization
  • Sourcing and Contracting Methods
  • Specification Development
  • Evaluation Methods
  • Negotiations
  • Protests and Appeals
  • International Procurements
  • Contracting
  • Debriefing

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 Master Designation for Suppliers Certificate, learners must:

  • Complete all competency modules.


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

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds, all sales are final.

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On Demand: NIGP Public Procurement Supplier Masters Designation