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Professional Course
2 days
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2,195 USD

2,195 USD
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

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.

How you will benefit:

  • 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

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.

Training content

This training course will cover:

  • 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


The course is priced as follows: $2195 - Non-members
$1995 - AMA members
$1889 - GSA price

About AMA

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...

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