Copper Chapter NIGP

NIGP Southern Arizona Copper Chapter


 


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President's Corner

Professional
Development


NIGP has built a reputation on providing fundamental curricula that instills, inspires, and challenges procurement professionals on purchasing techniques, theory and best practices. NIGP’s unique approach to curriculum development ensures that learning experiences are grounded in practical experience and seasoned by insights from the academic community. As an NIGP member, your agency enjoys special member-only discounts offered to registrants, and the savings can quickly repay membership costs.

We offer a variety of time and cost-saving ways for you to meet your professional development needs. Curious about NIGP educational offerings? We invite you to explore our offerings.

See our Membership Information and Membership Application for more information on becoming a member of the Copper Chapter of NIGP.

The Copper Chapter of NIGP has a scholarship program available to students seeking a career in public procurement. See our Student Scholarship Application for more information.

 

Gillian Needham, 2013 National Diversity Essay Contest Runner Up!

Gillian Needham, Contract Officer Contract Officer with the City of Tucson, has been awarded 2nd place in the NIGP Diversity Essay Contest!  Her essay was titled "The Step By Step Guide To Having It All."

NIGP initiated an Annual Ethics Essay Contest in 1997. The winner is announced at the NIGP Annual Forum and Products Exposition. The winning author receives $250 in cash prizes and two recertification points toward the CPPB or CPPO designation renewal. The 2nd place winner receives $50 in cash prizes and if her article is published in NIGP's magazine they will be awarded two recertification points also.

Click here to read the award winning essay

 

NIGP Copper Chapter National Institiute of Governmental Purchaisng

Forum 2014