Prerequisites
None

Credits
Seminar participants may earn 20 CPE credits or may qualify for 20 PDPs

Cost
$495 Government and Non-profit employees
$650 All other attendees

Seminar Topics
The Public Contracting Overview Seminar includes the following topics:

  • Obtaining best value
  • Public purchasing principles and goals
  • Overview of state procurement statutes
  • Reforms to the public design and construction laws signed into law on July 19, 2004
  • Sources of law and legal requirements for public contracts
  • Public contracts under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Practical considerations for contract drafting
  • Consumer protection, fraud in procurement, and antitrust laws
  • Fair labor standards
  • Ethics laws and considerations