GCC Restarts Procurement Training Nov. 18

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Guam –  Nearly 150 people from 20 government and nine private sector agencies have taken advantage of the procurement courses offered at Guam Community College, and as requested, GCC is repeating the four-module course starting on Nov. 18 with Fundamentals and Principles of Procurement. Modules 2, 3, and 4 will be offered again in the first months of 2014.


Attorney John Thomas Brown and Jerry Perez, a local businessman, developed the four-module procurement curriculum for GCC and serve as the instructors. Brown recommends that anyone who deals with procurement should take the fundamentals course.

“Modules 2, 3 and 4 will teach you the who, what, where, when and how of procurement, but only Module 1 will teach you why.  In Module 1 you will learn the golden key to unlocking procurement law,” said Brown.

Fundamentals & Principles of Procurement Course details:

Dates: Nov. 18 – Dec. 6

Days/Time: MWF, 3:00  – 5:00 PM (18 hours total classroom instruction)

Location:  Room 3226, 2nd Floor, ALG Allied Health Center (Bldg. 3000)

Instructor: Attorney John Thomas Brown

Cost per Student:  $208.00 (Payment must be received at time of registration. Purchase orders, credit card, or cash payments are accepted.)

Register either by calling the GCC Office of Continuing Education at 735-5574 or emailing learning4life@guamcc.edu.

The GCC four-module Procurement curriculum includes:

1. Fundamentals and Principles of Procurement*

2. Solicitation Process

3. Procurement Review and Remedies

4. Management and Administration of Procurement

*Completion of the Fundamentals and Principles of Procurement module is required for enrollment in any of the other modules. Each module provides 18 hours of instruction, for a total program offering of 72 hours of instruction. The fee for each module is $208. 

Individuals requiring special accommodations, auxiliary aids, or services please contact 735-5597