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Introduction to RFP's – The Do's & Don'ts

ONLINE COURSE

Course Code: EO0127WA21

3 TCHs offered for NJ Water and Wastewater Operators
(License S, C, N, T, W, VSWS)

RFP Writing Training Course

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Date & Time

In accordance with Rutgers University's COVID-19 social distancing policy, we are now offering this course online.

December 1, 2020
8:30am - 12:00pm EST

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A PHOTO OF YOURSELF HOLDING YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID (passport, driver’s license, municipal, or county ID) BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE COURSE.

Description

The Request for Proposal (RFP) – do those three letters cause you to break out in a panic, with sweaty palms and jittery nerves? Well, RELAX – this half day online course will introduce you to the tools you need to develop a document that will get you the proposals you need to make the evaluation smooth and effortless!

Specific topics will include:

  • Defining your project – what do you REALLY need and in what timeframe?
  • Considering constraints – regulations, manpower, unions – and working with them.
  • Structuring your RFP/Evaluating the responses – how to drive proposals into a format that simplifies the evaluation process - and works for you!
  • Selling the Project – getting support from management and beyond.
  • The Plan – steps, timelines, goals and action items – let's get organized and do this!
Credits

In addition to 0.3 Rutgers CEUs, this RFP training course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Licensed Water and Wastewater Operators: 3 TCHs (Approval #01-021502-30)

NJ Certified Recycling Professionals (CRPs): 3 Classroom Recertification credits

NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 1.5 Management, 1.5 Government

Fees
Registration Fee

$135.00

Multi-Person Registration Fee

$99.00

Register at the same time with a colleague and you both save!

NJLWO Fee (T/W/VSWS License Holders Only!)

$67.50

Cancellation Fee $25.00

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Accessing this Online Course

This online course will be delivered via Rutgers' Canvas learning management system. The equipment you will need is a computer (desktop or labtop). A microphone is not required, since you have option to call in to hear the live class. Kindly note that this training is best viewed using the Chrome web browser. If you plan to access the course using a mobile device, please review this link for information: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10567.

You will be prompted to upload a picture of yourself holding your government-issued photo ID before you begin the course. The photo must be clear enough that we can read the name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it. An OCPE staff member will review the picture and verify your identity.

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  • If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.

  • If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, you must update your account with a unique email address. Click the Register Online button below and sign into your account. On the left side toolbar, click My Account. On the drop-down menu, click Edit Profile/Password. Scroll down to the Email Address field (not the secondary email address field!) and enter your own, individual (not shared!) email address here. Click the Submit button at the bottom to save. If you need assistance updating your account, please email or call (848-932-9271, option 2) our Registration Department.

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Registration will close on November 25, 2020.

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Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204