IT Contracting Boot Camp
Tampa Bay, FL
March 26–27, 2018
Event Facility and Lodging
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 USA
Hotel Phone: + 1 813 874 1234
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IT Contracting Boot Camp
$675 for CAUCUS Members
$875 for nonmembersRegister Online
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IT Contracting Boot Camp Participants will:
Understand what it takes to
become a dealmaker and
how to become one.
Learn how one simple tool can
radically transform the way
you negotiate with suppliers.
Gain insight into the fundamentals
of drafting, reviewing, and negotiating
Recognize hidden gotchas in
contracts and learn strategies
for avoiding them.
Explore the pitfalls of cloud contracting
and identify strategies for getting
to “yes” with suppliers.
Consider the habits of successful
procurement professionals and how
they can launch your career.
If you’re new to IT contracting or just want to get back to basics, then our IT Contracting Boot Camp is for you! With a curriculum purposefully designed to provide those new to the profession with practical tips and tactics for negotiating a better deal with suppliers, this 9-hour interactive workshop will leave participants feeling informed, empowered, and excited about their future in technology procurement. Sessions are hands-on, collaborative, and facilitated by some of the industry’s most engaging professionals. Those completing the boot camp will receive formal recognition from CAUCUS as well as a commemorative gift memorializing their achievement.
IT Contracting Boot Camp Sessions
- The Art of Becoming a Dealmaker
- Contracting Philosophy Tool
- Popular Vendor Ploys and How to Counter Them
- Fundamentals of Drafting, Reviewing, and Negotiating
- Four Ways Suppliers Limit Their Risk Contractually
- Cloud Contracting: Risks & Strategies
- 10 Habits of a Successful Procurement Analyst
Second Day option—
exclusively for Boot Camp Participants
Enroll in the CTPS (Certified Technology Procurement Specialist) certification program and leave with this professional designation. During the IT Contracting Boot Camp instructors will deliver critical concepts and need to know information. This training will provide an outstanding background that will allow you to succeed when you decide to move forward with your industry certification.
To learn more about the CAUCUS Professional Certification visit www.CAUCUSnet.com/certification/
Day 1 Morning Session
Intro to Boot Camp/
Day 2 Morning Session
Cloud Contracting: Risks & Strategies
Cloud Adoption Risks
Cloud Contracts & Risk Mitigation
10 Habits of a Successful Procurement Analyst
In this session we will define and discuss10 basic practices that can make up a “tool kit” for the entry level procurement analyst. Using these will help you perform your job in a more professional, consistent and efficient manner. For many of these, the definition will include a template or tool to help you perform the practice. Here are the 10 we will cover:
Day 2 Afternoon— CTPS Assessments
|1:40–2:30||Contract Management Assessment|
Numerous benefits accrue as a result of acquiring CTPS and/or CTPE accreditation.
Professional recognition. The designations CTPS and CTPE identify a level of achievement, which is recognized and respected by others in the procurement profession.
Growth potential. The CTPS certification is the first step in establishing achievement in the field of procurement. It is a stepping stone to higher level achievement—CTPE accreditation, which awards advanced certification.
To learn more about the CAUCUS Professional Certification visit CAUCUSnet.com/certification/ — Remember, only a $200 additional fee (includes test and certification)