Professional Development

Good day everyone,

The NIGP Canada West Chapter is seeking feedback on face to face courses that members would like to see offered in the near future.

To accommodate members outside of the Edmonton area, if there is enough interest, courses may be held in the Calgary or Red Deer area.

Please take a few minutes to respond if you are interested in any of the following face to face courses, or email any suggested seminars to


NIGP Face to Face Classes available:

There has been some interest raised for the following 3day Foundation courses:

National Members – $650
Non-Members – $850

Contracting for Public Sector Services

Contract Administration

Legal Aspects of Procurement

Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals


Additional 3-Day Courses available are: 


Introduction to Public Procurement
Sourcing in the Public Sector
Strategic Procurement Planning



2-Day Courses:

National Members – $460
Non-Members – $650

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Capital Acquisitions
Change Management for Procurement Professionals
Contracting for Construction Services
Contracting for Public Sector Services
Customer Service: The Key to Success in Public Procurement
Effective Contract Writing
Fundamentals of Leadership and Management
Get What you need through Successful Negotiations
Logistics and Transportation
Performance Based Request for Proposals
Presentation Skills for Procurement Officials
Procurement Under Federal Programs and Grants
Project Management for Workgroups
Risk Management in Public Contracting
Warehousing and Inventory Control


1-Day Courses: (Minimum of 8 students)


National Members – $275
Non-Members – $375


Adding Value to the Procurement Process
Effective Management of Construction Contracts
Ethics: A Survival Kit for Public Procurement
Managing Your End -Users And Suppliers: It’s All About Relationships
Marketing 101 for the Procurement Professional
Principles and Techniques of Problem Solving
Protests and Disputes: What is a Buyer to Do?
World Class Procurement Practices


If you are interested in any of these courses, please contact by February 22nd, 2013.


Thank you


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