The Supply Chain Procurement Certificate program is a foundational education program designed to help both entry-level and experienced supply chain professionals expand their procurement knowledge and skills.
The program provides an overview of procurement fundamentals, sourcing strategies, supplier relationship management, negotiations, evaluation metrics, and more.
You'll learn how to perform the following procurement functions;
Develop a strategic sourcing strategy
Establish effective procurement policies
Effectively score supplier capabilities and select optimal suppliers
Engage in more effective contract management negotiations
Trace the purchase order flow from requirements identification to purchase order close-out
Review supplier and internal procurement organization performance using data and metrics
Engage in sustainable and ethical sourcing
How it works
The self-paced program includes 20 hours of education and a comprehensive final exam within an interactive online platform. You will also have access to flashcards, video clips, practice questions and more to help cultivate a stronger understanding of each topic.
Optional Study Group ($100)
Participants in the course will participate in study groups supported by instructors in an 8-hour (4 sessions of 2 hours) designed to guide the student through the course content with additional materials.
After passing the exam, you will earn your certificate and a digital badge that you can display on your LinkedIn profile and within your email signature.