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Continuing Education
Workshop attendees earn a certificate for continuing education hours for procurement and contract management certifications including the State of Texas (CPA-TPASS), the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP), the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO).

Workshop Locations
Austin,TX - Norris Conference Center, 2525 W. Anderson Lane
DFW-Arlington,TX - (New Classes Coming Soon) North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), 616 Six Flags Drive
   (Note: Registration for the DFW-Arlington classes is handled by the NCTCOG.
   When you click on "Enroll" below you will be re-directed to the NCTCOG website for registration.)
Houston,TX - LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 10850 Harwin Drive

Training Schedule


Agile Executed Efforts - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
January 23 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll
August 7 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-Irving 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
January 24 2018 Austin Aaron DeWispelare Enroll
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
January 30-31 2018 DFW-Irving Phil Brasher Enroll
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-Irving Janet Hasty Enroll
October 11 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll


Fundamentals of Public Purchasing - $515.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
December 12-13 2017 Austin Phil Brasher Enroll
March 21-22 2018 Houston Phil Brasher Enroll
June 13-14 2018 DFW-Irving 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-Irving Dan Griffiths Enroll
December 4-5 2018 Austin Dan Griffiths Enroll


Negotiation Skills - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
February 7 2018 Houston Paul Belew Enroll
April 5 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll
July 19 2018 DFW-Irving Paul Belew Enroll


Procurement Management Academy - $515.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
January 24-25 2018 Houston Janet Hasty Enroll
May 8-9 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll
July 11-12 2018 DFW-Irving Janet Hasty Enroll


Purchasing 101 for Everyone - $310.00
Course Description

Date Year City Instructor Register
February 6 2018 Austin Janet Hasty Enroll
Aprl 12 2018 DFW-Irving 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-Irving 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-Irving Phil Brasher Enroll
November 7-8 2018 Austin Phil Brasher Enroll


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