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Procurement and Contracts Management Seminar - Nashville, TN

September 15, 2020 - 8:15 AM to
September 17, 2020 - 12:00 PM
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The Inn @ Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel
2401 Music Valley Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
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This seminar has been rescheduled with new dates in September!

We previously sent this notice out scheduled with seminar dates in June, 2020. However, with all that is happening in our society today, we have rescheduled this seminar to September 15-17, 2020.  
 
If you or other staff are interested in attending, please feel free to complete the registration form and return the completed form to me to reserve a spot. We will not consider returning this registration form to be a full commitment to attend the seminar, so please do not feel compelled to yet send payment. We can wait until August to receive payment to see if the societal conditions pertaining to the Coronavirus have changed and we are again "doing business" (I hope and suspect that this situation will change by then and this seminar will occur!). 
 
Also, feel free to make your lodging reservation at the host hotel, The Inn @ Opryland. If the societal conditions have not changed by August and the seminar does not occur, then it is the hotel policy you can cancel the room within 72 hours of the seminar at no penalty. 
 
I hope that these special conditions are of a help and look forward to seeing you in Nashville in September.  
 
Michael S. Gifford, Housing Agency Procurement Assistance   

 

This Procurement and Contract Management training is a must for Purchasing and Finance staff, Management staff and Property Managers! You will learn how to procure quality goods and services for the right cost, the highest quality, for timely delivery, and in compliance with applicable laws and policies. The training covers the estimating costs of goods and services and developing criteria for analysis of proposals.  You will also learn how to comply with the newest federal procurement requirements and regulations; how to use the proper procurement method and contract type; how to analyze costs to ensure that your agency gets the highest value for its contract dollar and how to assess and control the procurement performance operation and professional ethics of procurement.

Procurement and Contract Management Agenda:

Day One 8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • Introduction to HUD Handbook 7460.8 and d 2 CFR 200.317 - 200.326
  • Procurement Authority and Basic Administration of the Procurement Function
  • General Requirements
  • Ethics in Public Contracting
  • Small Purchase Procedures (Quotations for Small Purchases – QSP’s)
  • Sealed Bids (Invitation for Bids – IFB’s)

Day Two 8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

  • Competitive Proposals (Request for Proposals – RFP’s; Request for Qualifications – RFQ’s)
  • Noncompetitive Proposals
  • Specifications and Statements of Work
  • Miscellaneous Requirements

Day Three 8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Contract Administration
  • HUD Review Requirements
  • State and Local Laws and Regulations Governing PHA Procurement
  • Cooperative Business Relationships
  • Employment & Training Opportunities and Contracting with Residents, Resident-Owned, Small, Minority, Other Disadvantaged Businesses

Hotel Accommodations: The Inn @ Opryland, A Gaylord Hotel, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville, TN 37214

BLOCK CODE: Procurement Seminar

Room Block Deadline: August 17, 2020 – (888)789-3090

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