Strategic Procurement Planning

This course will cover strategic planning within an organization and the importance of its relationship to procurement planning. Planning models will be discussed as will public sector budgeting. Developing key partnerships within the organization in requirements determination will be explored, as this will lead to the development of proper specifications. Pricing strategies employed in the public sector such as cost analysis and life cycle costing will also be covered.

Date: April 27-29, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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Sourcing in the Public Sector

This course provides the participant with a comprehensive overview of the sourcing process within the public sector. Essential elements, including pre-sourcing planning, needs assessment, specifications, scope of work, deliverables, procurement strategies, value analysis, and internal control processes are explored. Determining the appropriate sourcing method, preparing the relevant sourcing invitation document, managing the acquisition process, evaluation of response submissions, and contract awards will also be explored. In addition, trends and technology developments and their effect of processes will be discussed.

Date: May 18-20, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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2016 Lone Star Conference

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Southeast Texas Association of Public Purchasing (SETAPP) is a professional organization committed to promoting professionalism and ethics in public procurement. The organization strives to provide its members educational opportunities and networking events in an effort to encourage professional certification. SETAPP encourages all members to follow The Institute of Public Procurement’s Values and Guiding Principles. The organization is committed to the advancement of the public purchasing profession.