May Round Table

May 10, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Naperville Municipal Center (Meeting Room B - Lower Level)
400 S. Eagle Street
Naperville, IL 60540
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Influence… The Key to Leadership!

Increase procurement’s impact in the organization by becoming a person of influence. In this interactive workshop, you will be immersed in key leadership laws and traits that distinguish great leaders. Learn simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others and watch your personal and organizational success improve. Position yourself in the organization as a leader and enjoy more collaborative relationships as you lead your end user through effective procurements while earning their respect to elevate your role in the organization. Come prepared to participate and enjoy the journey.

Maria de Lourdes Coss, MPA, CPPO - is the author of “Procurement Methods: Effective Techniques;” a Procurement Consultant, a certified Speaker, Executive Coach, Teacher, and Trainer, and a D.I.S.C. Personality Assessment Trainer & Consultant. She also works for Canon Solutions America as a subject matter expert for education and government and is an active member of NIGP Talent Council Leadership Committee.  

Lourdes is a former Chief Procurement Officer for some of the largest local government agencies in the US. She has over 27 years of experience most of which she spent leading transformations. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico and received her MPA from Florida State University. She’s a former NIGP Board member and the recipient of the 2016 Spirit of NIGP Award and the 2018 NIGP Integrity Award.





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$10.00 Non-Member Ticket