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Part 3b: Formal Procurement: Invitation for Bids

Part 3b in the Procurement Guidance Course Series.

Course Description

Understand when it is appropriate to use the Invitation for Bids (IFB) solicitation method to conduct a formal procurement, identify the five best practice steps for the formal procurement method using the IFB solicitation method, and learn how to properly execute each step in the formal procurement process using the IFB solicitation method.

  • Course Number: 098
  • Training Length: 35 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: School business officials and food service staff
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: December 2022

Online Course

Begin the Part 3b: Formal Procurement: IFB course.

Referenced Resources

Crediting

  • Crediting: 0.5 hours
  • Key Area: Operations (2000) or Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Purchasing (2400) or Program Management (3200)
      • Learning Objective: Purchasing food, supplies, and equipment in compliance with federal, state, and local procurement regulations (2430) or Oversee Standard Operating Procedures for routine operations (3220)

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties or questions regarding the course content, please email the CDE Procurement Resources Unit at NSDProcurementReview@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Procurement Resources Unit | NSDprocurementreview@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-8323
Last Reviewed: Monday, August 07, 2023
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