Upon completion of this course, students will understand: • Discuss the importance of internal and external relationships in managing suppliers and developing a sourcing strategy • Articulate ways to enhance communication across the supply chain • Manage and continuously improve supplier performance • Determine the effects of e-procurement on supply management • Identify and manage supply risk, measure performance, and overcome organizational barriers to supply chain excellence • Understand the need for leadership and diversity within the supply chain • Define supply chain management and understand its strategic role in organizations that source goods and services • Explain the goals of effective supply chain management and procurement • Analyze how organizations in a supply chain communicate and manage relationships • Explain the supplier appraisal process and understand its role in supply chain management • Formulate strategies for mitigating supply chain risk, and discuss the events that can create disruption in the supply chain • Assess the major trends and issues shaping supply chain management today • Recognize the uses and functions of budgeting • Recognize the key activities, considerations, and benefits of strategic organizational planning • Recognize the purpose and make-up of a master budget • Identify the components and calculations used to create a master budget and recognize uses for this information • Identify the components and purpose of an operating budget • Recognize how sales, production, and cost of goods sold budgets are created and perform related calculations • Recognize the purpose of cash budgets and how they are prepared • Identify ways the budget process can be managed for optimal results and recognize the benefits and limitations of the management-by-objective system
Price: $2,295.00

    This course explains the evolution from the transactional purchasing or procurement function into the strategic process of supply management. It introduces key concepts and ideas that can be used to successfully source and manage suppliers and to deal with issues that may arise across the supply chain. The course is divided into modules that explain supply management basics; describe strategic, ethical, and sustainable sourcing; and discuss supply chain leadership and integration. Course participants will explore supply management from several viewpoints; align sourcing, communication, and management strategies; and incorporate ethical and sustainable practices into the supply chain. Trends and changes to the profession due to the Internet and emerging technologies are also discussed. As a supply chain grows in complexity, and companies increasingly source products and services from a more diverse and global set of suppliers, the job of managing the processes that ensure the steady and reliable flow of components and inputs has never been more difficult. This course introduces the core concepts and components of supply chain management, including supplier evaluation, logistics, inventory management, and other supply chain practices. Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!
    • Procurement and Supply Management • Supply Chain Management Basics • Understanding and Managing Budgets
    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 • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx) • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled) • Adobe PDF Reader
    CPP candidacy is open to all persons in purchasing, materials management or in an executive position who are members of the American Purchasing Society or who work for a company that holds a valid membership in the Society. All members who qualify are encouraged to apply for certification although certification is not necessary to maintain a membership. CPP candidacy is also open to nonmembers who are in purchasing, materials management or in an executive position; however, these individuals will not receive any price discounts offered only to members in good standing with the Society. A prerequisite for eligibility for CPP certification is a minimum of three years purchasing related experience OR a degree from a recognized college plus two years of purchasing related experience. Purchasing related experience refers to interaction with suppliers or managing those who have interaction with suppliers. All applicants are required to provide supplier contacts except for very high-level executives employed at Fortune 500 firms. CPP applicants are first evaluated on their ethical standards and maturity as demonstrated by their reputation, financial responsibility record, and their ability to communicate. Friends, coworkers, and suppliers are contacted and asked general questions about their relationship with the candidate. A number of positive responses must be acquired. Negative reference responses could disqualify an applicant from certification. Supplier references are required.All CPP applicants are required to take and complete the "Preparation for Certified Purchasing Professional Exam" 3 week online course, which includes the CPP examination. Finally, a review of their academic achievements, experience and contributions to the purchasing profession is made to award points in each of these categories. A minimum total of 100 points is required for the Certified Purchasing Professional classification.
    This course provides students with qualified support professionals to guide them through their learning experience. The student support team is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and registration or enrollment questions. Support advisers also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.

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    6 months
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    3 Months

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      • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable
      • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

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