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Certificate in Purchasing Management

The Certificate in Purchasing Management is particularly well suited for anyone working in or interested in working in purchasing, supply chain management, procurement specialists, and buyers. The Certificate in Purchasing Management will introduce you to the essentials of the supply chain process, management, purchasing and contracting issues. The certificate program consists of 4 required courses and 3 electives. The 4 required courses are: Essentials of Purchasing, The Supply Chain Process, Management Essentials and Budgeting Essentials. If you are electing to complete the certificate program all completed courses must be taken prior to taking your selected electives. The required courses are introductory and not intended for those with significant purchasing or procurement experience. The program provides an excellent foundation for a CPM certification exam BUT is NOT a CPM review program.

Required Courses

  • Essentials of Purchasing
  • The Supply Chain Process
  • Management Essentials
  • Budgeting Essentials

Electives (pick 3)

  • Persuasive Communication
  • Negotiating Strategies
  • Price and Cost Analysis
  • Supplier Contracting
  • The Procurement Process
  • Legal Aspects of Contracts

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