In this practical webinar, you learn some new ethical procedures that other organizations are using to keep a level playing field from a seasoned professional. Among other things, you will learn:
- How to keep procurements competitive
- How to handle vendor interactions
- What hidden signs to look for and what company policies may need to be instituted to keep or limit undue influence during the bidding process
Upon course completion, you will be able to:
- Utilize practical tools that are used in the procurement office to maintain an open and competitive environment
You will learn about the following:
- Accepting gifts from a supplier
- Deciding between multiple suppliers
- What information you should protect
- Lunches/Dinners and other events
- Ethical Procurement Documents
- Undue Influence During the Procurement Process
- Vendor visits and interactions
- Casting A Wide Net
- Non-Collusive Vendor Certifications
- Observing patterns
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Beginning
Field of Study: Accounting, Finance
Credit Type: Group Internet Based for the Live Program.
Center for International Development at the University of Albany
Ken Jones is a procurement specialist with the Center for International Development at the University of Albany. Ken has over 30 years of experience in the public and non-profit procurement sector, most of which was spent in hands-on procurement or supervising and training procurement staff.
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