BUS E72 Purchasing Applications

Become a more effective member of your company’s operating team by learning how to apply advanced purchasing concepts. Move beyond the traditional order placing role of purchasing by discovering the role of information technology, the basics of international business, and the principles of economic forecasting. Learn how to evaluate suppliers' capabilities by investigating their commitment to Six Sigma, statistical process control (SPC), and maintaining a quality system (ISO 9000). Discover the elements of a logistics system and see how you can use material requirements planning (MRP) to identify company needs in an organized and timely manner. Learn the ins and outs of inventory management, understand how public and private purchasing differ, and improve your understanding of financial statements. This course will also help you prepare for the internationally recognized Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.) exams offered by the Institute for Supply Management.Internet access; e-mail; and the Internet Explorer or Netscape or Firefox Web browser are required to register for this course.Price $99 plus applicable fees

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