Make a Little Go a Long Way

NOTE: This program has been discontinued. If you are currently enrolled in the program, you may complete your coursework according to the planned schedule of offerings that was emailed to you. We are no longer accepting applications for new students.

All sales transactions revolve around numbers, and those who specialize in stretching those numbers hold a highly coveted knowledge base that businesses of all sizes desire. With a certificate in Purchasing, you own insight into several essential factors involved in the execution of goods and services delivery as well as materials needed in the manufacturing process. Learn about inventory and materials management and how to determine the best source of inventory to yield the most profit. Equip yourself with the acute skill set essential in contracting and subcontracting with vendors and suppliers and become a key player in the revenue stream.

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    Est. Tuition $2,975

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 9 months *

    *Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 16 Units

Required Courses

Course Formats
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (16 Units )
Fundamentals of Supply Chain ManagementPrinciples and practices of purchasing from determining the requirements for goods and services through their receipt.
4 Units
Inventory ManagementProvides a comprehensive study of inventory control and warehousing as key functions within the supply chain.
3 Units
Contract NegotiationGeneral principles of negotiation, covering both the discipline and techniques.
3 Units
Procurement and Subcontract ManagementExamines the role, functions and responsibility of the contract administrator and procurement manager.
3 Units
Price and Cost Analysis in Supply Chain ManagementTechniques, analysis, and research methods in choosing suppliers.
3 Units

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