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Introduction to State Procurement

Event Description: 

PDS Performance & Development Solutions

  Course Number: MTS SP 001 Scheduled Sessions:
  Cost Per Person: No Charge/Participating Agency, $96/Non-Participating

See PDS catalog for scheduled classes


  Eligibility: Must pass 6 web-based courses prior to taking this class
  Instructor: Hanson 


8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Des Moines, Hoover State Office Building, Level A


This half-day seminar is designed to prepare state employees to conduct procurement actions with an estimated value up to $5,000. Participants must take and pass six web-based courses on legislative procurement code prior to registering for this seminar. These classes are available at DAS-Central Procurement Enterprise’s training website. 

After completing this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Identify procurement rules of the road
  • Detail the steps in the purchasing cycle
  • Differentiate types and methods of procurement
  • Describe ethical issues related to procurement