The Benefit of Joining NAEP

A snapshot of several main benefits of joining with your procurement colleagues

Knowledge Libraries
Sample RFP documents and job description libraries allow you to benchmark your data against other organizations and keeps you from re-inventing the wheel. Review past meeting presentations from national and regional events.

NAEP Competency Model
Do you know where your procurement career is headed? Are you in control of it? The NAEP Competency Model outlines the specific skill sets, job knowledge and traits you should know at each step in your procurement career. If you are a Buyer and want to work your way to the Director of Procurement, here is your roadmap!

Best Practice Papers & Resources
The heart of our best resource papers are the Innovators Forum reports. Tackling subjects like Technology in Procurement, Talent Management, Procurement Brand Management, and Supplier Relationship Management, these in-depth papers tap into the subject-matter expertise of experts inside and outside of higher education.

Sustainable Purchasing Resources
If your position touches on sustainability, the yearly Green Procurement Study as well as the Green Purchasing Roadmap resources are for you.

Career Center
If you are looking for a new job or if your department is hiring, NAEP members have free access to the Career Center

Scholarships
Take advantage of free money to continue your education

NAEP offers several different scholarships for you to continue your professional development by attending your local regional meeting, a topic-specific institute or the national meeting. Additionally, NAEP offers yearly scholarships for your children and dependents to continue their education.

NAEP Exchange Forums
Post your procurement question or topic in the forum and use the power of thousands to help you find your solution. Search past questions and answers to find out if someone else already reinvented the wheel.