Our Logistics - Purchasing Fundamentals Course
Discover and master the fundamentals of purchasing by understanding your strategic and tactical roles as a purchasing practitioner. Improve your company’s bottom-line profitability by learning and implementing key concepts such as negotiation, supplier sourcing and qualification, outsourcing and make-or-buy analysis. Learn the basics of supplier partnerships, capital budgeting and green buying.
The main job of a Purchasing Manager, buyer or an agent is to buy either goods or services for the organization they are working for. The organization, then, either resells or uses these goods and services for its own use. As a Purchasing Officer, it is important to consider the price, quality, reliability, usability and availability of the product or service you are buying.
The Purchasing Agents have to keep abreast of the changing market trends, identify international and domestic suppliers and keep track of the demand and supply of the required products and services.
Purchasing Fundamentals Course
In this six-week online course, you will learn how to define internal customer needs, generate purchase requisitions and purchase orders, expedite, trace and receive supplier deliveries, maintain effective purchasing records and create and manage various purchasing budgets.
We will help you learn about business law, contracts, leasing, Six Sigma and total quality management (TQM). You will learn how to recruit, select and evaluate purchasing personnel, and learn the importance of business ethics.
When you choose the Online Purchasing Fundamentals Course you can be sure that you are buying a premium International certification that is recognized by hundreds of employers and Government bodies in the US and other countries.