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Key Area: 2 (Operations)

USDA Professional Standards Codes: 2400, 2510

4 hours

This training session will provide an overview of the procurement and inventory management process covering the following topics: stakeholders, good procurement, forecasting and so much more.

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the stakeholders in the school nutrition food chain.
  • Discuss procurement considerations of a well-planned menu.
  • Recognize key information when forecasting menu items usage.
  • Discuss product descriptions and create a mock product description.
  • Identify various types of acceptable purchasing methods, including Federal procurement regulations, policies, and procedures governing all SNP purchases.
  • Identify ethical behaviors.
  • Recognize general inventory management practices.


March 30
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
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Institute of Child Nutrition
AL United States