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Online Project Procurement Management

  •  day(s)Duration
  •  day(s) Duration
  • 1.2 CEU/12 PDU/Credits/Units
  • MDO274bCourse Code

The Online Project Procurement Management course is intended to enable you to perform the tasks listed below.

  • Incorporate the processes of the Project Procurement Management Knowledge Area into day-to-day project management activities
  • Describe the Project Procurement Management process interactions and data flow
  • Define a contract and identify the elements that make it legally binding
  • Identify various interpretations of contracts that may arise due to unclear writing
  • Identify the various categories of contract pricing referenced in the PMBOK® Guide and the Federal Acquisitions Regulation (FAR)
  • Describe factors involved in selecting a type of contract or contract variation
  • Conduct a make-or-buy analysis to determine a procurement strategy for a particular item
  • Identify key components of a procurement management plan
  • Define criteria to evaluate a seller
  • Use a weighting system to rate sellers’ proposals
  • Create a records management system for project documents
  • Explain the process of completing and settling a contract, including resolution of any open items and closure of the contract
  • Explain the contracts and procurement process from the seller’s perspective

Course Features

Course content is broken down into Modules and Topics. Participants explore the content using a variety of interactive methods, including:

  • roll-overs which uncover more detailed information on particular terms
  • pop-ups which allow participants to explore diagrams, templates, and processes in more depth
  • an avatar, or animated mentor, who offers additional content that expands the topics on selected pages
  • knowledge checks that give participants a chance to review important points
  • practice exercises that present challenges and opportunities using a case study (Participants practice applying the content learned using real-world tools and techniques to solve the case study problems.)
  • graded quizzes identify topics participants have mastered and those they might need to study more
  • a graded final exam validates the knowledge gained and skills mastered for the time committed

In addition to individual interactivity, CEG also offers a learning community and social learning tools that allow participants to share with each other and gain a broader understanding from a variety of perspectives. Participants can take advantage of lively discussion boards and instructor-led chat sessions.

Course Expectations

To fulfill the requirements of this course and receive your final grade, make sure that:

  • All quizzes have been completed with a score of 70% or better
  • The final exam has been completed with a score of 70% or better

Course Schedule


For an updated schedule for this course, please call us at 1.800.288.7246.