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Learning Labs

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December 9, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., NIGP-CPP
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
January 13, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., NIGP-CPP
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
January 19, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
January 20, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Dawn Bjork, MCT
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
February 9, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
February 10, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Dawn Bjork, MCT
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
February 11, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
February 17, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., NIGP-CPP
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
February 23, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
February 25, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 3, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Ms. Dawn Bjork, MCT
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 9, 2021
Member $79.00
Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 17, 2021
Learning Lab 8 031721: Manage Risk and Change- Member $79.00
Learning Lab 8 031721: Manage Risk and Change- Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., NIGP-CPP
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 23, 2021
Member $79.00
Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 25, 2021
Member $79.00
Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
March 31, 2021
Learning Lab 033121: Professional/Business Writing - Member $79.00
Learning Lab 033121: Professional/Business Writing - Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 14, 2021
Learning Lab 9 041421: Keep Learning and Make it Stick!- Member $79.00
Learning Lab 9 041421: Keep Learning and Make it Stick!- Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., NIGP-CPP
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 20, 2021
Member $79.00
Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 21, 2021
Learning Lab 042121: Writing Effective Procurement/Solicitation Documents - Member $79.00
Learning Lab 042121: Writing Effective Procurement/Solicitation Documents - Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 22, 2021
Member $79.00
Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
April 29, 2021
Member $79.00
Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
May 19, 2021
Learning Lab 10 051921: Lead Laterally: Choose to Help- Member $79.00
Learning Lab 10 051921: Lead Laterally: Choose to Help- Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Mr. Richard Pennington, CPPO, J.D., NIGP-CPP
Level: Foundation
Virtual Instructor-Led
May 25, 2021
Learning Lab 052521: Effective Proposal Writing: Laying the Groundwork - Member $79.00
Learning Lab 052521: Effective Proposal Writing: Laying the Groundwork - Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Virtual Instructor-Led
June 16, 2021
Learning Lab 061621: Creating Effective Presentation Slides - Member $79.00
Learning Lab 061621: Creating Effective Presentation Slides - Non-Member $179.00
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Instructor: Online Learning
Virtual Instructor-Led

Hands-On Workshops

An educational series that provides learners with best practice guidance on a variety of technical and hard skills needed for public procurement success.

 

Upcoming Labs:


Seeing Excellence: Learning from Great Procurement Teams

The essence of teams is working together toward a common goal. What makes a great team?

This Learning Lab series is designed around the chapters in Seeing Excellence: Learning from Great Procurement Teams by Richard Pennington, CPPO, C.P.M. J.D.

Each Learning Lab is interactive featuring a live presenter and a subject matter expert who share their knowledge and insights on these relevant topics.  


Learning Lab 4: Step to Their Side Often: Help Mold and Promote the Team
Learn what specific actions during a team's lifecycle can improve a team's prospects for success.
 November 18  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab 5: Use Just Enough Structure: Plan, Communicate, Follow-Up
Understand how to move a team from the early establishment of purpose and goals to achieving objectives.
 December 9  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab 6: Use Meaningful Measures of Merit
Measurement is critical to assessing procurement office operations. Learn how to development an approach to measurement that works for you. 
 January 13  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab 7: First Ask How? Then Why? Then Decide?
Decision making is a process full of possible errors, get insight on how to identity potential errors and how to reduce them.
 February 17  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab 8: Manage Risk and Change
Risk management and change management are two sides of the side coin. Gain an understanding and assess the different business models for risk and change management.  
 March 17  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab 9: Keep Learning and Make It Stick!
Discover key tools that can make you and your team more effective at learning.
 April 14  2PM - 4PM (EDT)
 

Learning Lab 10: Lead Laterally: Choose to Help
Understand the five behaviors of effective team leaders and distinguishing between the dimensions of leadership, from transactional through team to transformational leadership.
 May 19  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

 

Learning Labs from Janet Arrowood, The Write Source, Inc.

Learning Lab: Professional/Business Writing
Learn to write the clearest and most concise emails, memos, reports, policies & procedures, and similar documents.
 March 31  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab: Writing Effective Procurement/Solicitation Documents
Improve the quality of  your procurement/solicitation documents by using a logical format that is audience- (bidder) focused, plain and concise and uses a structured approach that avoids repetition and redundancy.
 April 21  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab: Effective Proposal Writing: Laying the Groundwork
Learn to create a logical structure for your proposal to ensure all requirements are addressed.
 May 25  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Learning Lab: Creating Effective Presentation Slides​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Create attention-getting presentations that focuses on "less is more" and the "bottom line up front"
 June 16  2PM - 4PM (EDT)

Cost

Members: $79

Non-Members: $179

Contact Hours

2.0

CEUs

0.2

Length

90 - 120 minutes

Participants

Limited to 45 participants.

Delivery Format

Virtual Instructor-Led

Upcoming Learning Labs