Thursday, December 20, 2007

Legal Aspects of Public Purchasing - Training

Legal Aspects of Public Purchasing, Sponsored by the Washington State Chapter of NIGP. Registration deadline is December 21, 2007

January 14-16, 2008, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Bellevue City Hall.

Seminar Fees: NIGP National Member - $575; Nonmember - $750 (includes Chapter members)

Instructor: Ken Babich, CPPO, Director of Purchasing Services, University of Victoria, BC

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General Description: Designed to be an educational exploration of the Legal Aspects of Public Procurement, this course will provide a foundation of the principles and general concepts of the law as it applies to public procurement. Course content will address issues such as the UCC, the Model Procurement Code, Sale of Goods Act and the legal implications surrounding solicitations, contracting and post award issues. Attention will be given to the ethical issues facing the profession relevant to the law. Taught by a procurement professional, not an attorney, this course will focus on actual procurement situations with actual procurement implications.

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