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Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Certificate - Online

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The Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Online Training Program will introduce you to the basics of the supply chain process, management, purchasing, and contracting issues to provide you witht he skills you need for a successful career.  It is designed for anyone working in or interested in working in purchasing, logistics, or procurement.  

Buyers and purchasing agents buy products and services for organizations to use or to resell. But the job isn't as simple as just shopping. These professionals must consider many factors when purchasing such as budget, price, availability, demand, logistics, reliability of suppliers, and technical support. Purchasing managers oversee the work of buyers and purchasing agents. In addition, they must be able to accurately report on activity and forecast future events.

Learning Objectives:
  • How to prepare and manage a budget in an organization
  • How to manage the supplier selecting process
  • How to manage the contracting process
  • How to evaluate price and costs
  • Effective negotiation and communication techniques

Prerequisite: There are no specific prerequisites for this program. However, basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate the Internet and use e-mail, are required.

Requirements: This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac. 

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Materials included:
The Essential Manager's Handbook


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You will receive a password and log-in information via email within 3-5 business days of registering for this course. Course materials are included and will be mailed to you within 10 business days. You have 180 days to complete this course. You must make an 70 or higher as your final grade to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion.

There are no refunds for this course.


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Start Date:upon registration



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