OverviewA mysterious cloud surrounds request for proposals making them appear opaque and difficult to understand. Let alone engage in. Many procurement professionals see RFPs as a method of last resort. However, just because RFPs are less familiar to procurement professionals than other source selection methods it does not mean that RFPs
are difficult or should be avoided.
What You'll Learn
1. Basic knowledge of how and when best RFP can be used in their entity
2. Awareness of the various RFP components and process
3. Preview of the upcoming Learning Lab Series focusing on specific RFP topics
Stéphanie is a Strategic Sourcing at Manitoba Hydro in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada. She has 15 years public procurement experience both as a Project Manager and a procurement professional.
Mike is the Purchasing Manager at the City of Leesburg in Florida. Mike has over 20 years public procurement experience using and managing all types of source selection methods.
Victor is the Senior Buyer for Spokane County, Washington with over 30 years of public procurement experience at the county, state department, and state-wide levels
Lisa Frank joined NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement in December 2013 currently in the role Program Content Manager. In addition to managing task forces to develop global best practices, Lisa also manages NIGP’s accreditation program, works with Routledge, NIGP’s publisher, and serves as staff liaison to NIGP’s Diversity and Equity Committee.
Attendance for Individuals
In order to receive one contact hour, each member needs to register for the webinar individually in advance and then watch the live webinar. Your credit is tabulated by match between your login and your registration.
Attendance for Groups
There is a Group Sign-In Form provided with each webinar. The group sign-in form does not register anyone for the webinar, it just verifies live attendance. Each person will receive their login email on the day of the webinar – this verifies their registration. The group sign in form verifies that they watched the live webinar.