Negotiating Technology Agreements

This self-paced course discusses the risk associated with technology agreements and how to negotiate them to mitigate risk. The course provides an opportunity for students to practice identifying risk in a technology agreement. This course was designed for experienced procurement professionals that procure technology. At the end of the course, students are required to take a 10-question assessment. In order to pass this course, students must score at least a 70% on this assessment. The assessment has real-time feedback built in, so learners know how they do right away. Learners can take as much or as little time as needed to complete this course.

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Online: Negotiating Technology Agreements (Member Rate) $75.00
Online: Negotiating Technology Agreements (Non-Member Rate) $125.00
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify areas of a supplier’s technology agreement that pose a risk.
  • Determine how to negotiate the various areas of concern in a technology agreement.
  • Use the technology agreement's job aid to identify risk.
  • Recall four issues with service agreements that may require negotiations

Intended Audience

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

  • Entry-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as assistants, coordinators, buyers, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.

  • Non-procurement managers and supervisors who are responsible for either the procurement function or staff who provide procurement functions under delegated authority.

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

  • Suppliers or representatives of suppliers seeking to understand the public procurement function from a holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.


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Designed for public procurement professionals who are new to the profession or have 1-5 of experience.

UPPCC Domain Alignment

Domains 4 & 6

Available in this learning format...


This format is 100% self-paced and designed for those who want complete control of their schedule and learning timelines. Sessions are pre-recorded with lifetime access, ensuring there’s no expiration date.

Learn on your schedule

On-demand training is for professionals who prefer to develop the skills they need on their time and at their pace. Learners can start, stop and rewind the lessons at your convenience.

Completion Requirements

In order to successfully complete, learners must:

  • Complete all course modules.
  • Complete the post-course evaluation survey available in Aspire.