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Course Description

ITS Procurement - WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-137049
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2017
3.5 Hours
0.3 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course will provide an overview of strategies for successfully deploying ITS projects that build on systems engineering principles and practices. This course will present an approach to defining ITS projects and desired outcomes. The focus of this course is on the procurement stage of the overall acquisition process. For this course, the procurement stage spans from identifying what you need to developing a procurement that helps you get what you need through contractor selection. 


This course will provide you with tools to develop the key aspects of a request for quote (RFQ), request for proposal (RFP), invitation for bid (IFB), or goods contract advertisement to ensure a successful procurement

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain what it means to have a successful procurement.
  • Accurately define what you need so that it can be clearly communicated.
  • Select the ideal approach for a given procurement project.
  • Match a selection method to an outcome.
  • Complete an ITS procurement project.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Primary audience: Public agency ITS program and project managers, support staff, and consultants Public agency procurement/contract managers and support staff Federal field staff involved in ITS Secondary audience: Planners who will be assisting in interagency coordination/cooperation and ITS projects

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

 

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