Knowing when to focus on cost and when to focus on price will create bandwidth within a supply management professional's workday. Each have a place and time, but must be aligned to strategic business needs as identified through supplier segmentation. This certificate program will prepare you to manage the cost elements or price paid to suppliers to meet organizational goals. Learn appropriate strategies such as cost modeling, total cost of ownership, should cost analysis, price indices, volume aggregation, payment term leveraging and specification modifications. These tools can be used in conjunction with sourcing strategies, negotiation planning and supplier relationship management.
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:
- Introduction to Supplier Relationship Management
- Maximizing Value Through Supplier Relationship Management
- Category Management and Segmentation
- Improving Stakeholder Relationships
- Leadership Dealing with Difficult People
Completing these courses will help you:
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