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Purchasing Management

Develop higher-level, up-to-date leadership skills in purchasing and sourcing.

This seminar focuses on skills for the experienced purchasing professional, addressing more mid-level to advanced contemporary, state-of-the-art topics in purchasing management. As more companies reach overseas for foreign purchasing, such present day issues as dealing with U.S. Customs (CBP), near sourcing options in Mexico, contract management, and better defining landed costs, among others, will be addressed in the course. In addition, you’ll explore an entire set of advanced metrics in both domestic and global sourcing, including RFP management, web-based sourcing, and more aggressive issues like going green, diversity purchasing, sustainability, and sourcing leadership. You’ll also experience case studies and real-life examples in order to understand how to respond to executive mandates regarding purchasing and supply management, contract issues, and more.

Seminar Number: 04109

  • In a Classroom
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

Experienced supply chain purchasing personnel and others who deal with sourcing, purchasing, logistics, operations, and/or the management of vendor and supplier relationships.

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU
 

This seminar focuses on skills for the experienced purchasing professional, addressing more mid-level to advanced contemporary, state-of-the-art topics in purchasing management. As more companies reach overseas for foreign purchasing, such present day issues as dealing with U.S. Customs (CBP), near sourcing options in Mexico, contract management, and better defining landed costs, among others, will be addressed in the course. In addition, you’ll explore an entire set of advanced metrics in both domestic and global sourcing, including RFP management, web-based sourcing, and more aggressive issues like going green, diversity purchasing, sustainability, and sourcing leadership. You’ll also experience case studies and real-life examples in order to understand how to respond to executive mandates regarding purchasing and supply management, contract issues, and more.

  • More effectively lead and manage purchasing and sourcing teams and projects 
  • Recognize the role of the purchasing manager in the global supply chain 
  • Increase your skill in leveraging options to reduce risks and costs 
  • Build stronger capabilities in RFP management, vendor and supplier sustainability 
  • Create better SOWs and supplier contracts 
  • Understand how contract disputes are resolved with strategic negotiation
  • Understanding purchasing complexities in today’s business world 
  • Understanding effective leadership skills in purchasing and sourcing 
  • Raising the complexity of “total cost of ownership” 
  • Developing landed cost modeling 
  • Leveraging web-based sourcing and procurement options 
  • Diversity management in procurement options 
  • Successful project management in purchasing and sourcing 
  • What you need to know about U.S. Government regulations in sourcing and purchasing

Purchasing Management

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and Explain the Increasing Scope of Purchasing Management
  • Describe the Benefits of Global Sourcing
  • Explain the Role of the Purchasing Manager in the Global Supply Chain
  • Use Best Practices to Overcome Purchasing Management Challenges
  • Apply Effective Approaches for Managing Risk in Global Sourcing
  • Identify Options for Reducing the Specific Risks and Costs Associated with Decisions Regarding Domestic and International Sourcing
  • Identify Global Purchasing Management Tools
  • Manage the RFP Process and Vendor Sustainability
  • Apply Best Practices for Leading Purchasing and Sourcing Teams and Projects
  • Explain How Sustainability, Diversity and Compliance Affect Purchasing and Sourcing

Purchasing Management’s Increasing Scope

Global Sourcing

Purchasing Complexities

Risk and Spend Management


RFP and Vendor Management

Leadership Best Practices

Sustainability and Compliance

American Management Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

Classroom Schedule

3 Sessions Available

  • $2,195.00 Non Members
  • $1,995.00 AMA Members
  • $1,889.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-09-26 2019-09-27 Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-10-31 2019-11-01 Oct 31, 2019 - Nov 1, 2019 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2019-12-05 2019-12-06 Dec 5, 2019 - Dec 6, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

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