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Logistics, Supply Chain and Purchasing Management

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Language: English

Short Description: Our Logistics, Supply Chain and Purchasing Management program teaches students the fundamental principles of supply chain management, purchasing, and contracting. This program covers the fundamental principles of the purchasing process including purchasing efficiency and organization, the various aspects of the supply chain environment, the relationships that exist between purchasing, vendor selection, supply sourcing, and the role technology plays in the supply chain process, the fundamentals of the budgeting process and provides students with an understanding of how to prepare and manage a budget, the fundamental principles that determine how suppliers are chosen throughout the various phases of the procurement process, the various phases of the contracting process as you gain a solid understanding of purchase orders and supplier contracts, the decision-making processes involved in vendor contracting, and a broad range of techniques used in evaluating pricing and costing.

Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!

Certification: To be certified as a Certified Purchasing & Procurement Professional (CPPP), students should take up a 4 hour exam at the designated examination centers. The exam would consist of 80 multiple choice questions.

Certification Modules:
Module 1: Introduction to Purchasing and Supply Management
1: Purchasing and Supply Management
2: Purchasing Decisions and Business Strategy
3: The Legal Aspects of Purchasing

Module 2: Materials Management
1: Materials Management
2: Inventory Management
3: Just-In-Time (Lean) Purchasing
4: Purchasing Procedures, E-Purchasing, and Systems Contracting

Module 3: Fundamentals of Purchasing and Supply Management
1: Supplier Selection and Evaluation
2: Global Sourcing
3: Purchasing, Supply Partnerships, and Supply Chain Power
4: Total Quality Management (TQM) and Purchasing

Module 4: Price/Cost Analysis and Negotiation Strategies
1: Price Determination
2: Bargaining and Negotiations

Module 5: Special Purchasing Application
1: Purchasing Transportation Services
2: Equipment Acquisition and Disposal
3: Healthcare Purchasing and Supply Management
4: Procuring Professional Services

Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.

All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)

Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Course Fee: 


Registration Closes On
Sunday, August 16, 2020 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online