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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, or procurement. The Certificate in Purchasing Management will introduce you to the essentials of the supply chain process, management, purchasing, and contracting issues.. 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. This program does not prepare you for certification or recertification credentials for the APICS CSCP, CIRM, CPIM, or CFPIM or the ISM CPSM or APP; nor does it prepare you for any licensing examination with the Institute of Supply Chain Management, the Association for Operations Management or any other professional or other organization.

  • Budgeting Essentials
  • Business Best Practices
  • Essentials of Purchasing
  • Legal Aspects of Contracts
  • Management Essentials
  • Negotiating Strategies
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Price and Cost Analysis
  • The Procurement Process
  • Strategic Management in Operations
  • Supplier Contracting
  • The Supply Chain Process
  • Understanding Financial Statements

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