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Logistics, Supply Chain and Purchasing Management

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Language: English

Short Description: This assessment-rich supply chain management program is specifically designed for people who have zero experience in supplychain management. Therefore, this course will help you acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to secure entry-level positions in supply chain and purchasing management.
Throughout the program, you’ll have access to various assessment elements like quizzes and other activities. These elements will help improve retention and make you even more ready for your next job.
There’s a lot to learn in this program. Here’s an overview of the curriculum. You, the student, will learn about the:
• Fundamentals of supply chain management, contracting, and purchasing
• Fundamentals of the purchasing process, which includes purchasing organization and efficiency
• Aspects of the supply chain environment
• Role of technology in the supply chain process
• Relationships among purchasing, supply sourcing, and vendor selection
• Basics of the budgeting process
• Process of preparing and managing a budget
• Various parts of the contracting process
• Various parts of the procurement process
• Techniques used to evaluate pricing and costing
Working in supply chain management requires a lot of knowledge and skills. Therefore, this course incorporates various interactive learning elements like activities, flashcards, and much more to give you that edge when you look for an employment position in this field.

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
Friday, June 21, 2024 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

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Online 24/7 N/A - Online

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