Supply chains are becoming ever more complicated due to changing technology, fluctuating supply costs and unpredictable economic factors. Consequently, purchasing managers must be highly adaptive, knowledgeable and prepared to implement supply management strategies that will function within an organization’s competitive goals. This professional development program can help you gain the techniques and know-how to answer these ever-present challenges.
Brought to you by Michigan State University – ranked #1 in Supply Chain Management for both undergraduate and graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report – this 100% online program delves into the indispensable part strategic sourcing plays in any organization’s overall success. It will illuminate time-tested approaches to reworking your sourcing strategies and reveal proven methods to accurately evaluate your existing and prospective suppliers.
This online master certificate program is comprised of three eight-week courses: Strategic Sourcing, Strategic Supply Management and Supply Base Management. All facilitated by MSU master’s level faculty, these courses will provide you with the knowledge and skills to:
Those who successfully complete the track will earn 10.5 Continuing Education units (CEUs) and receive a total of four certificates – three course certificates and a Master Certificate in Advanced Procurement Management – Strategic Sourcing.
This program benefits mid- and senior-level professionals, as well as those aspiring to management-level positions. This Master Certificate in Advanced Procurement Management – Strategic Sourcing is ideal for those interested in evolving their supply base and strategic supply methodologies and anyone seeking more in-depth strategic sourcing knowledge and skills.