Texas LBJ School

Evaluation of Offers – Advanced Public Purchasing

Available dates

Apr 17, 2020
Austin, Texas, United States
USD 280
USD 280 per day


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About the course

The Purchasing Team should establish a fair process for proposal evaluations to facilitate a transparent scoring system and committee assessment. The class will review optional evaluation criteria methods and how to best prepare and conduct prudent review of all aspects of offers. Case studies will assist the class in exploring benchmark strategies for successful projects.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to…

  • Identify the best evaluation criteria method for various types of solicitations.
  • Establish a process for evaluation team responsibilities that is fair and defendable.
  • Analyze the correlation of well-prepared specifications with the selection of the best offer.

Who should attend

This program is targeted towards individuals involved in purchasing/procurement activities such as buyers/purchasing agents, buyers and contract administrators. This class will take an in-depth look at the processes involved in evaluating offers to ensure the best offer is the one selected.

Trust the experts

Beth Fleming

Beth Fleming recently retired as the Director of Purchasing for Denton County, a position she has held since 1992. Beth received her BBA from Texas Woman's University and has received CPSM certification in 2013 and lifetime C.P.M. certification from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). She r...


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