Purchasing and Supply Chain Management GES 411 » 300 hours

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The Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Online Training Program will introduce you to the fundamental aspects of the supply chain environment, including enterprise resource planning systems and requirement systems. The interrelationships between purchasing, vendor selection, sources of supply, and technology will also be explored in this program. The focus is on management and the skills and resources that a successful manager needs.

This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. This program is best-suited for someone with little or no experience in purchasing management.

ed2go is a global Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute (PMI). Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s) offer programs and courses that are preapproved for professional development units through PMI and have been reviewed by a project management professional (PMP) to ensure that they meet PMI's expectations for professional development in project management.

This program/course is a good choice for those looking for project management experience and those aspiring to obtain a PMI credential.  It's also an excellent choice for existing PMI credential holders looking for an approved activity for PMI's continuing certification PDUs. At the end of this course, you'll receive a certificate indicating your completion of PDUs equal to the number of hours of this course through ed2go, R.E.P. #3213. Please visit pmi.org to learn more about PMI's credentials and how they may fit into your continuing education plans.

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"I learned more than I thought I would. There were other topics besides supply chain covered. It was a good class."
- M.H., George Mason University

"I found each section within the overall course to be very educational. I am already able to apply several concepts in my newly obtained role as Strategic Sourcing Coordinator in Supply Chain. The facilitator was very timely in grading my assignments. Students support was also very responsive and helpful. Thank you."
- L.A., University of Georgia

"It's possible to have great training without sitting in the classroom. Online facilitators are even more efficient than classroom teachers. I had a lot of understanding by listening to their comments."
- R.N., Union County College

"The reason I enjoyed this online course was because it was very convenient and it also allowed me to work on my own time. Thank you again and keep up the good work."
- R.C., Queensborough Community College