Strategic sourcing is one of the most important aspects of supply management as internal stakeholders look for value added solutions for products and services. Options continue to expand globally and offer features that can meet or exceed current suppliers. Supply management professionals are tasked with obtaining the best quality, performance, and service at the right price, with the lowest risk in order to achieve organizational objectives as identified through category management principles. This certificate program will provide knowledge for end-to-end sourcing practices including specification development, value analysis, supplier market research, negotiation, and purchasing activities.
Earning a certificate is not the same as becoming a certified supply management professional. To learn more about the differences between certificates and certification, visit our certificates page.
Member Price: $540.00
The program will have you complete 5 online courses followed by a 25 question quiz to attain a certificate.
This includes the following 5 courses:
- Getting Started with Sourcing
- Procure to Pay Processes
- Value Added Sourcing for Services
- Supplier Involvement for Value Solutions
- The Future of Sourcing
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