Keep up with the times and perfect your purchasing and procurement approach to detect and mitigate risk.
Being skilled in purchasing and procurement is one of the easiest ways to make a great career. Therefore, with upgraded lessons and practising facilities, we have made this perfect course for you. It will help you to get to grips with purchasing and procurement, understand the practices of organisations, and also it will help you to contribute to purchasing projects in a professional way, engage stakeholders and obtain increased value and performance from your suppliers.
This Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement is designed to help you to get to grips with purchasing and procurement, understand the practices of organisations that do this well and look at how to apply this in your own workplace. It will help you to contribute to purchasing projects in a professional way and to obtain increased value and performance from your suppliers. You will learn about developing and agreeing with specifications for goods or services, engaging stakeholders as you do so. You will explore a variety of tools used in supplier selection and develop an understanding of the basics of negotiations.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device such as laptop, tab or smartphone. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD QS accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate. However, if you fail, you can always retake the exam for £3.99.
In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge. The Purchasing and Procurement Certificate course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement|
|Module 01: Supply Chain Basics||00:17:00|
|Module 02: Role of Procurement in an Organisation||00:23:00|
|Module 03: The Purchasing Cycle||00:14:00|
|Module 04: Purchasing Toolkits||00:32:00|
|Module 05: Managing Competitive Bids||00:22:00|
|Module 06: Quality Management||00:40:00|
|Module 07: Supplier Relationship Management||00:22:00|
|Module 08: Analysing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain||00:15:00|
|Module 09: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Category Management||00:31:00|
|Module 11: Inventory Management||00:24:00|
|Module 12: E-Procurement||00:23:00|
|Mock Exam – Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement||00:20:00|
|Assignment – Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement||01:10:00|