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Continuing Education
Workshop attendees earn a certificate for continuing education hours for procurement and contract management certifications including the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC),the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the Texas Association of School Business Officials - ID#346 (TASBO), and the State of Texas certifications. *NOTE: The State of Texas (CPA-SPD) revised their continuing education requirements for new certificates issued after January 1, 2018. Please see their website for additional information.

Workshop Locations
Austin, TX - Norris Conference Center, 2525 W. Anderson Lane
Houston, TX - LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 10850 Harwin Drive
DFW Arlington, TX - North Central Texas Council of Governments, Training and Development Institute (NCTCOG-TDI) - 616 Six Flags Drive
(*Note: The DFW area classes are being sponsored by NCTCOG-TDI. When you register for a DFW area class, you will be re-directed to the NCTCOG-TDI website to complete your registration.)

Training Schedule


Agile Executed Efforts - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
August 7 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Communications and Stakeholder Management in Projects and Contracts - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
February 20 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Compressing the Project/Contract Schedule - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
February 21 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Contract Risk Assessment and Monitoring - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
April 26 2018 DFW-Arlington* Dan Griffiths Enroll
July 17 2018 Austin Dan Griffiths Enroll
October 23 2018 Houston Dan Griffiths Enroll


Contracting for Agile Projects - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
August 8 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Cost Estimating Techniques - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
July 11 2018 Houston Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Cost Management in Contracts and Projects - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
April 18 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Effectively Managing Multiple Projects/Contracts and Time Management Techniques - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
April 17 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll
July 10 2018 Houston Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Essentials of Contract Management - $515.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
June 5-6 2018 Austin Phil Brasher Enroll
September 12-13 2018 Houston Phil Brasher Enroll


Ethics in Contracting - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
May 17 2018 Houston Janet Hasty Enroll
September 20 2018 DFW-Arlington* Janet Hasty Enroll
October 11 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll


Fundamentals of Public Purchasing - $515.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
March 21-22 2018 Houston Phil Brasher Enroll
May 15-16 2018 DFW-Arlington* Phil Brasher Enroll
September 26-27 2018 Austin Phil Brasher Enroll


Fundamentals of Six Sigma Quality Techniques - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
September 11 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll


Grants Management and Evaluation - $515.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
March 20-21 2018 Austin Dan Griffiths Enroll
June 20-21 2018 Houston Dan Griffiths Enroll
November 7-8 2018 DFW-Arlington* Dan Griffiths Enroll
December 4-5 2018 Austin Dan Griffiths Enroll


Negotiation Skills - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
April 5 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll
July 19 2018 DFW-Arlington* Paul Belew Enroll


Procurement Management Academy - $515.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
May 8-9 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll
July 11-12 2018 DFW-Arlington* Janet Hasty Enroll


Purchasing 101 for Everyone - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
Aprl 11 2018 DFW-Arlington* Janet Hasty Enroll
July 18 2018 Houston Janet Hasty Enroll
October 10 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll


Specification Writing - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
March 6 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll
May 16 2018 Houston Janet Hasty Enroll
September 19 2018 DFW-Arlington* Janet Hasty Enroll
December 6 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll


Using Request for Proposals - $515.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
April 10-11 2018 Houston Phil Brasher Enroll
October 16-17 2018 DFW-Arlington* Phil Brasher Enroll
November 7-8 2018 Austin Phil Brasher Enroll


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