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IFB and RFP Workshop

This 1-day MCPPO class will focus on the nuances of completing a fair and accountable invitation for bids (IFB) or request for proposals (RFP) process to obtain supplies and services.

The information will be based on the premises that 1) uniform contracting procedures promote competition and fairness, 2) robust competition for larger procurements saves money, and 3) an open and fair process promotes integrity and public confidence in government.

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Registration is closed

Registration closes 2 weeks before a class starts
Blackboard login information will be emailed to registrants

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.




  • The pros and cons of using either an IFB or an RFP
  • Rules for award
  • Ensuring a responsible and responsive determination of the lowest bid
  • Conducting a statutorily compliant proposal process
  • Proprietary specifications and problems related to janitorial supplies contracts

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