Webinar - Purchasing Ethics, Doing What's Right Across All Suppliers - Annual Meeting and Elections

May 15, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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Liberty Hall
800 Eisenhower Drive
Kimberly, WI 54136

Webinar - Purchasing Ethics

Doing What's Right Across All Suppliers

Professional Development Meeting

Annual Meeting & Elections 

May 15, 2018

Location:       Liberty Hall

                      800 Eisenhower Drive

                      Kimberly WI  54136



When:             4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.              Check-In

                        5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.              Presentation/Dinner

                        6:30 p.m.                                 Elections

                         Program Fee:          ISM Members: $20             Non-Members: $25       

Registration Deadline:  May 11, 2018 noon

How to Register:  Visit http://www.ism-newisconsin.org/ to register and pay

Ethics in Purchasing

Accepting Gifts From a Supplier

  • Establishing Company Policies
  • Dollar Limits or Just Say No
  • What Does Your Desk Say?

Deciding Between Multiple Suppliers

  • Discretionary Purchases
  • Preferred Sources
  • Minority and Women Owned Businesses
  • What to Do If There Is a Tie

What Information You Should Protect

  • Communications When Drafting a Procurement Document
  • Debriefing a Vendor

Lunches/Dinners and Other Events

  • How Does It Appear?
  • I'm a Winner
  • Setting Policies

Ethical Procurement Documents

  • Open Specifications
  • Reasonable Prequalifications
  • Use of Vendor Supplied Materials

Undue Influence During the Procurement Process

  • Steps to Prevent It
  • Penalties for Attempting to Influence

Vendor Visits and Interactions

  • Keeping Records of Vendor Visits
  • Preventing Discussions on Open Solicitations

Casting a Wide Net

  • Advertising in the Media
  • Posting on Your Website

Noncollusive Vendor Certifications

Observing Patterns

  • Soliciting Feedback From No Bidders



$0.00 Member Ticket with prepaid meals