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The Commonwealth of Virginia and NASPO ValuePoint Launch a New Training Services Master Agreement for Public Procurement Professionals

TwentyEighty Strategy Execution’s training programs are now available to all member states through the National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO) ValuePoint and the Commonwealth of Virginia

Arlington, VA. – Oct. 6, 2016

TwentyEighty Strategy Execution, a leading global workforce development company, today announced that the company has been awarded a multi-year contract through NASPO ValuePoint for Public Procurement Professionals. 

The Master Contract Agreement, with the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of General Services, is offered as a multi-state purchasing agreement in partnership with NASPO ValuePoint. The purpose of this training contract is to support training services for public procurement professionals, consisting of training instruction, course customization, and course development.  Courses offered by TwentyEighty Strategy Execution within this Master Agreement can lead to either an Associate’s or Master’s Certificate from TwentyEighty Strategy Execution and The George Washington University. 

Specific information about the Master Agreement can be found within the state and local government contract vehicles section of the TwentyEighty Strategy Execution web site.

“The Commonwealth of Virginia and NASPO ValuePoint have shown innovation and leadership in advocating advanced training designed specifically for today’s public purchasing professionals,” said Bill Damaré, Vice President, Government Markets, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution. “This new agreement supports the further advancement of the profession by simplifying the process to acquire the best training in the market.” 

As an additional resource, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution (formerly ESI International) offers curriculum covering IT project management, agile project management, vendor/sourcing management, business skills, business analysis and the highly desirable PMP® exam preparation. Each course provides trainees with the ability to gain knowledge and skills for effective management of projects and contracts within the public procurement environment. 

Customizable professional development services are also readily available through this Master Agreement. Courses can be attended via in-person or virtual formats, through public or on-site classrooms.  

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About National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO) ValuePoint

The NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization (formerly WSCA-NASPO) provides the highest standard of excellence in public cooperative contracting. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states with the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint delivers best-value, reliable, competitively sourced contracts. NASPO ValuePoint is a unified, nationally focused cooperative aggregating the demand of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the organized US territories, their political subdivisions and other eligible entities spurring best value, innovation and competition in the marketplace. 

About TwentyEighty Strategy Execution

Twenty Eighty Strategy Execution, a TwentyEighty Inc. company that combined industry leaders ESI International and IPS Learning, delivers performance education that closes the strategy execution gap by strengthening peoples’ strategic and project execution capabilities to drive higher performance. Through our robust and deep curriculum taught by instructors with real world experience, TwentyEighty Strategy Execution helps organizations reach their strategic goals through improving the execution of project-based work. Learn more today at