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Supply Chain Fundamentals: Supply Management and Procurement, Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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This Supply Chain Fundamentals: Supply Management and Procurement course from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) prepares students in the basics of supply management and procurement operations and the role of procurement within an organization’s overall supply chain.
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 You will discover the key elements of sourcing and procurement, including strategic sourcing, supplier management, negotiations, contract development, and supplier identification and evaluation, as well as the importance of cross-functional collaboration.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for individuals working in or interested in working in the procurement and sourcing space. Other individuals working in the supply chain can also benefit. Typical titles include sourcing analysts, supervisors, managers; procurement analysts, supervisors, managers, agents, clerks, specialists, contract development personnel, senior buyers, buyers/planners, purchasing analysts, and supply planners.How You Will Benefit
  • Describe the key steps carried out in managing the procurement process.
  • Understand the key supplier evaluation practices.
  • Appreciate the need for identifying and evaluating global suppliers.
  • Appreciate the important role that power, tactics, and concessions play in negotiations.
  • Describe the key forms of documentation used in procurement.
  • Discuss the key roles or positions in procurement organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Registration End: 07/10/2019

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Supply Management And Procurement Overview
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supplier Identification And Evaluation
  • Supplier Negotiation And Contracting
  • Procurement Execution
  • Supplier Management
  • Procurement Organizations And Roles
  • Application Of Laws And Ethics In Procurement

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements



  • Computer with speakers to access online content
Important Course Information

This is a self-paced online course. Students may register any time before the published registration deadline and will have access to the course through the published "Access Ends" date.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    350 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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