Procurement Jump Start Bundle | NIGP

Procurement Jump-Start Bundle

NIGP’s Procurement Jump-Start is an introductory program developed for professionals who are new to public sector procurement. With this completely on-demand experience, learners can set their own pace by accessing all Jump-Start lessons when and where it’s most convenient – all that’s needed is an online connection! Jump-Start covers all the introductory topics and concepts public procurement professionals need to learn.

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Member - On Demand: Procurement Jump Start Bundle $249.00
Non-Member - On Demand: Procurement Jump Start Bundle $299.00
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation

Jump-Start eLearning Pack includes these modules:


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

  • Basic overview of public contracting
  • Ethical standards and issues
  • Procurement’s value-added role to the entity
  • Guidance on the application of legal requirements
  • Processes included in the three phases of the procurement cycle
  • Overview of the four phases of the RFP process
  • Tasks required for effective contract management

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.  

During this time when remote learning is proving to be more crucial than usual, a comprehensive procurement course such as this one has  given me necessary steps toward success in the procurement field.

Margaret Merisante
Purchasing Analyst, AIC
City of Eugene

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

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.