Innovative Procurement Training Program

2023 NACo Achievement Award Winner

Howard County, Md., MD

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About the Program

Category: County Administration and Management (Best in Category)

Year: 2023

The Howard County Office of Procurement and Contract Administration has implemented an innovative customized training program for departmental employees. This program helps non-procurement professionals understand the County’s process and requirements, defines our role and explains their responsibilities, and has resulted in better relationships with user agencies, faster turnaround times, and a better understanding of how to work within the County’s procurement system.