Procurement Training

The State Purchasing and Contracts Office (SPCO) offers free training on a range of topics for the procurement community. All upcoming training will be announced on this page, with a registration link. In addition, any procurement resources that are developed can be accessed here.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Statutory Violations Prevention Contract Drafting Boot Camp Controller Pre-Delegation Training
1525 Sherman St, Denver, Room 305 1525 Sherman St, Denver, Room 104 1525 Sherman St, Denver, Room 305
10-24-2018 2:30-3:30 Register 10-22-2018 9:00-4:00 Register 10-19-2018 1:00-4:00 Register

Procurement Knowledge Grid

Procurement knowledge spans many topics, which are listed by category in the grid below. SPCO plans to provide training in these areas. 

Delegation Procurement Fundamentals Solicitation & Award Commitment Documents Contract Management Vendor Training

Controller Delegation

Purchasing Delegation

Procurement Resources

Ethics & Communication

Methods of Source Selection

Planning & Research

Preferences & Set Asides

Commercial Card

Procurement Writing

Invitation for Bid

Documented Quotes

Request for Proposal

Administrative Remedies


Pricing/ Payment Structures


Vendor Agreements

PO Terms & Conditions

Contract Provisions

Indemnification & Limitations of Liability

Contract Management System

Successful Contract Management

Statutory Violation Prevention

How to Do Business with the State

Colorado VSS (Vendor Self-Service)

Vendor Rights & Responsibilites

For more information contact
Michelle Arnold
(303) 866-4911